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Our personal injury blog provides recent news regarding legal happenings in Lufkin and around the greater East Texas area.

Auto Recalls Hit Record High: Here’s What You Can Do if Your Vehicle Has a Recall

Recalls on defective auto parts have hit record highs for the third year in a row. In 2016, 53.2 million vehicles and 927 recall campaigns were enacted. The Takata airbag recall is the largest in U.S. history, responsible for over 42 million recalls. Recalls on Ford, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, and General Motors make up the rest of the list. These auto…
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If You Thought Exploding Phones Were Bad….

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 has nothing on the explosive Ford Pinto. In the 1970’s, the Ford Pinto became a notorious fixture on the evening news due to reports of exploding fuel tanks and burn deaths. Ford’s Pinto also remains a textbook example of how companies sometimes put profits ahead of lives. It also remains an example of how trial lawyers…
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The Top Five Mortgage Fraud Scams to Avoid

Victims of mortgage fraud can have their lives upended with almost no warning. Scammers committing mortgage fraud may misrepresent the value of homes, create misleading contracts or hide fees in the fine print to rob homeowners. Fraudsters also create fake companies or contracts to scam people who are not fluent in English or familiar with real estate laws. New mortgage…
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