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How Barrus Law Can Help Uber Accident Victims

By |2019-03-14T18:49:35+00:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Car Accidents, Commercial Vehicle Accidents, Insurance Companies Behaving Badly|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

These days rather than taking a taxi, people enjoy the convenience of using an app to request a rideshare service like Uber or Lyft. Like any other vehicle, accidents happen. Uber has $1 million insurance policy to cover both drivers and passengers. While the company boasts “safety matters” there has been an increasing number of accidents [...]

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As Graduation Approaches, San Antonio Teenagers at Increased Risk of Death

By |2018-03-27T11:56:04+00:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|

As summer approaches, we would like to take this time to remind parents and teens of the increased risk of danger associated with drinking and driving, which is the cause of many fatal car accidents in San Antonio each year. In fact, high school and college graduation ceremonies carry with them an increased risk of injury [...]

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Alcohol Related Incident Claims Life of San Antonio Teenager

By |2018-03-27T11:54:04+00:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|

SAN ANTONIO — A San Antonio teenager died in a single vehicle accident in he Stone Oak area of San Antonio in the early morning hours of Saturday June 1, 2014. It’s been reported that the teenage driver, age 19, appeared to be driving at a high rate of speed, and was apparently under the influence [...]

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Is Your Vehicle Affected By GM’s Ignition Recall?

By |2018-03-27T11:53:12+00:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|

As you may know, a defect in the ignition of more than 2 million GM cars can cause the car’s engine and electrical system to shut down while driving. The defect has been blamed for car accidents in which more than 300 deaths, primarily because front airbags failed to deploy as a result of the electrical [...]

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Relatively Minor Car Accident Leads to Death of San Antonio Woman

By |2018-03-27T11:50:41+00:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|

It’s a rare occasion when a relatively minor San Antonio car accident leads to death – except in cases such as the one which occurred last Friday involving an ambulance. The ambulance was transporting a critically injured patient to a hospital when the ambulance was t-boned by a driver who failed to yield the right of [...]

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Handling a “Property Damage Only” Car Accident Claim In Texas

By |2018-03-27T11:48:54+00:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|

As an injury attorney, I get a lot of phone calls from people who have been in car accidents involving only property damage, meaning that nobody was injured as a result of the accident. While most personal injury lawyers don’t handle property damage only claims, our firm will handle them in certain circumstances, and if we [...]

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3 Summer Tire Care Tips to Help You Avoid a Serious Car Accident

By |2018-03-27T11:44:18+00:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|

Few people realize that the tires on their car are one of the most important components of their vehicle. It’s where “the rubber meets the road,” so to speak…that it, your tires are the connection between your vehicle and the highway. If not cared for properly, tires could fail. Tire failure is one cause of many [...]

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Federal Government Tests Aimed at Finding out How “Stoned” is “Too Stoned to Drive”

By |2018-03-27T11:39:20+00:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|

For much of last year, a small group of volunteers spent their time getting high on marijuana and then getting behind the wheel of a car. These volunteers were part of a test conducted by federal scientists aimed at studying the effects of marijuana on a person’s ability to drive. The studies also tested the effects [...]

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Study Shows that Multi-Tasking Responsible for Increase in Auto Accidents

By |2018-03-27T11:36:44+00:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|

Like most of the nation, in San Antonio and South Texas, the ability to “multi-task” is considered a desirable skill to have, to the extent that mutli-tasking has begun to pervade our culture and mentality. In fact, it’s rare to find anyone behind the wheel of a car in Texas who isn’t multi-tasking in some way, [...]

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Distracted Driving Hits a New Low – #DrivingSelfie

By |2018-03-27T11:33:14+00:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|

Being a San Antonio car accident lawyer, I thought that texting while driving would forever be the poster child against distracted driving. Well, move over texting, there’s a new distraction in town – meet the #drivingselfie. As many as 1 in 10 teens and young adults now find it popular to take selfies while they are [...]

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