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According to numbers form the Texas Department of Transportation, there were a total of 551,971 auto accidents in the state in the year 2016. Houston, TX led the state in total collisions, with 12.18 percent of all statewide crashes occurring in the city. That is why the Law Office Of Shane R. Kadlec takes car accidents, auto collisions, and motor vehicle crashes of all kinds so seriously.

While not as deadly or dangerous as head-on or broadside crashes, sideswipe collisions can do a great deal of harm to motorists as well as anyone in the vicinity of the crash. Let’s consider the dangers and causes of sideswipe crashes and how an attorney can help you if you have been involved in a crash.

What Is a Sideswipe Car Accident

A sideswipe car accident refers to cases in which the sides of vehicles strike one another. Sometimes these accidents lead to scratches and dents, while other times these accidents lead to the loss of vehicle control and serious harm.

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Auto accidents can result in devastating damages, including physical injuries, emotional trauma, and financial losses. Depending on who or what causes a car accident, victims may be entitled to compensation for their losses.

While many are quick to point fingers at drivers for causing a car crash, defective auto parts can also contribute to collisions. Victims of car accidents involving defective tires can work with Houston, TX attorney Shane R. Kadlec to seek compensation for the maximum extent of their losses.

How Common Are Defective Tires?

According to accident data collected by the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHSTA), there is an average of nearly six million car accidents in the United States each year.

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Rollover accidents refer to incidents in which a vehicle turns over onto its side. These kinds of car accidents can result in catastrophic and even fatal injuries. If you have survived a rollover accident or have lost a loved on in a tragic crash, the Houston, TX Law Office Of Shane R. Kadlec can help.

We’d like to take a moment to consider some of the basics involving rollover collisions. This will give you and idea of their dangers and why seeking legal help is crucial following a crash.

Rollover Accident Statistics

According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 23,973 vehicle occupants died in auto accidents in 2016. Of that figure, 7,488 vehicle occupants were killed in rollover crashes.

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Dogs are universally known as man’s best friend. And while most dogs are loving and trustworthy companions, some dogs are dangerously aggressive, especially if they feel threatened.

Each year, there are approximately 4.7 million dog bite incidents in the United States. Unfortunately, dog bites can result in serious injuries, and they often cause lifelong damages. A dog bite lawyer will fight for financial compensation for all losses associated with a dog bite, including those that are physical, emotional, and financial in nature.

What many people don’t know is that dog bite damages can be covered by homeowners insurance. Here, Houston, TX attorney Shane Kadlec discusses homeowners insurance liability in dog bite incidents, and how to help injured individuals receive maximum compensation for their losses.

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Any type of traffic accident has the potential to cause serious injuries, but few are as dangerous as those involving commercial trucks. Because of their enormous size and weight, truck accidents often result in catastrophic injuries and significant property damage.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, or FMCSA, recognizes the dangers of truck accidents. They are continually monitoring commercial truck policies, including hours of service regulations. Unfortunately, trucking companies do not always adhere to these regulations, and the effects can be disastrous.

Those that have been injured as a result of truck accidents and hours of service violations in the Houston, TX area should work with the team at the Law Office of Shane R. Kadlec to ensure they are fully compensated for their losses.

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