Timothy J. O'Hare’s Guides

Timothy J. O'Hare

Dallas Car / Auto Accident Lawyer.

Contributor Level 11
  1. Understanding Wrongful Death

    Written by attorney Timothy O'Hare, about 3 years ago.

    There are, unfortunately, times when individuals die as a result of negligence of another person. As a result, the victims survivors can sue the party at fault in a wrongful death lawsuit, and they are entitled to monetary damages as a result of the negligent conduct. Unlike a ne...

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  2. How Bicyclists Can Avoid Collisions with Cars

    Written by attorney Timothy O'Hare, about 3 years ago.

    Always wear your helmet. This is the most well-known and commonly preached bicycle safety tip. While wearing a helmet can help prevent or reduce head injuries in a bicycle accident, a helmet cannot always safe your life. Every year, bicyclists are killed in collisions with cars, ...

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  3. Common Acts of Medical Malpractice

    Written by attorney Timothy O'Hare, about 3 years ago.

    Every day across the country, people suffer injury as a result of medical malpractice. Doctors, nurses and other medical professionals can make mistakes as a result of negligence that ends up harming a patient. Medical malpractice can result in serious injury and even death. Medi...

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  4. Avoiding Pedestrian Accidents

    Written by attorney Timothy O'Hare, about 3 years ago.

    Every year, nearly 60,000 pedestrians die in more than 110,000 pedestrian accidents. Children and the elderly are most at risk for being hit while crossing the street. Statistics show than 41% of all pedestrian accidents occur during the hours of 3 and 4 p.m.the time school-aged ...

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  5. Sharing the Road with Commercial Trucks & Other Large Vehicles

    Written by attorney Timothy O'Hare, about 3 years ago.

    Every year in America, there more than 500,000 traffic accidents involving commercial trucks. When a truck weighing more than 10,000 lbs. collides with a passenger vehicle or pedestrian, the results are often fatal. Of the 500,000 trucking accidents each year, at least 5,000 of t...

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  6. Medical Negligence Too Often Leads to Death

    Written by attorney Timothy O'Hare, about 3 years ago.

    1 in 7 Medicare patients experience serious harm because of medical errors and hospital infections each year, and 180,000 patients die, according to a November 2010 study by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General. A patient who suffers injury or d...

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  7. Do GPS Systems Cause Distracted Driving Accidents?

    Written by attorney Timothy O'Hare, about 3 years ago.

    More and more drivers are using GPS systems to navigate while driving. While many newer cars come with voice-activated GPS preinstalled, the use of handheld GPS devices, or GPS on cell phones is common. While GPS is intended to help drivers avoid getting lost and reach their dest...

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  8. Safety Tips for Sharing the Road with 18-Wheelers

    Written by attorney Timothy O'Hare, about 3 years ago.

    Traffic accidents involving semi tractor-trailers can be some of the most horrific wrecks a personal injury lawyer ever sees. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 450,000 accidents involving large trucks occur every year in the U.S. At least 5,0...

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  9. The Top 10 Safest Cars

    Written by attorney Timothy O'Hare, about 3 years ago.

    While car accidents are most often the result of driver error, reckless or impaired driving or bad weather, the type of vehicle involved often determines fatalities in car accidents. Size and stability of a vehicle matter, and in some cases, could make the difference between life...

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  10. Updating Facebook While Driving - Not a Good Idea

    Written by attorney Timothy O'Hare, over 3 years ago.

    Distracted driving caused accidents claiming more than 5,500 lives in 2009. At least 30 states across the country have banned the use of cell phones and hand held devices behind the wheel. Companies like OnStar and Ford have developed hands-free calling systems for use in cars, b...

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