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A report about pedestrian accidentssuggests that distracted driving may be contributing to a record high in fatal pedestrian accidents. The Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA) reports that, for the second straight year, pedestrian deaths in the U.S. totaled nearly 6,000. In fact, between 2007 and 2016, the number of pedestrian...

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Slipping and falling is one of the most frequent ways adults injure themselves. In fact, an adult who suffers a slip and fall accident is far more likely than a child to be seriously hurt. Hip fractures, for instance, are highly common in these incidents. Often, we work with clients...

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The Sloan Firm is not only proud to be a sponsor of the Longview Heart Walk & 5k Red Carpet Run but honored to have a team of its own participating in the event. The team is actively seeking donations to raise $1,000 to contribute to the American Heart Association’s...

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Last year, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) issued a report that called attention to a disturbing trend: Fatal bicycle accidents have been on a steady rise in our country since 2011. According to the GHSA, the number of bicyclists killed in crashes hit 818 in 2015, marking a 12.2...

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According to The Washington Post, the American Trucking Association estimates that there is a shortage of more than 50,000 truck drivers across the United States, largely due to increased demand from massive retailers like Amazon and Walmart. Because of this shortage in qualified drivers, many are starting to wonder if...

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If you were hurt in an accident with an 18-wheeler or another large commercial vehicle, you could be dealing with painful injuries, costly medical expenses, lost income, and the cost of repairs or replacement of your car. Following a serious truck accident, many victims don’t have the money to pay...