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Truck accidents carry severe consequences. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, a total of 34,320 crashes involving large commercial vehicles occurred on our state’s roads in 2016. These crashes caused 601 deaths and 1,522 incapacitating injuries. Commercial 18-wheelers are huge vehicles. They can weigh up to 80,000 pounds, or...

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Sloan, Bagley, Hatcher & Perry Law Firm recently won a verdict in Athens, Texas on behalf of two young girls in a sexual abuse case. The girls, ages five and six at the time of the abuse, were sexually assaulted by a close family friend over a period of six...

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The following is a transcript of an interview with Carson Runge detailing critical information about what to do in the event of your involvement in an 18-wheeler wreck. Interviewer: Welcome back, listeners, to “All the News You Can Use”! It’s time again for “Your Legal Minute” — where we interview...

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Laureen Bagley, a partner with Sloan, Bagley, Hatcher & Perry Law Firm, has been elected to membership in the prestigious Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation. The firm has offices in Houston and Longview, Texas. The Texas Bar Foundation is the largest charitably-funded bar foundation in the nation, with the...

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We can see the obvious—18-wheelers are bigger and longer than our passenger vehicles. They are much heavier than our passenger vehicles as well, many times weighing 20,000 to 80,000 pounds, if not more, when hauling cargo. We see them every time we get out on the road. Given the fact...

Posted on | Categories: Traumatic Brain Injury

A new paper published January 30, 2014 on MedicalExpress.com shines a light on the devastating effects of traumatic brain injury (“TBI”). An estimated 10 million people a year suffer traumatic brain injury. In the U.S. alone, the cost of traumatic brain injury is estimated to exceed $60 billion per year,...