News & opinion My Police Officer Client Was Struck by a Car, His Reaction Will Amaze You…!

My Police Officer Client Was Struck by a Car, His Reaction Will Amaze You…!

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ck end of his vehicle

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lthough seve

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ed, luckily, my client su

vived.  

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bout the f

cts of this collision, I s fu

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ts to boil in thinking

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bout his collision, especi

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hen in p

in

nd t

ying to

ecove

f

om his se

ious inju

ies.  "If only th

t guy h

d just p

id

ttention

nd moved ove

nd out of the

y…”  My client’s

ttitude

m

zed me.  The epitome of

public se

v

nt, even

hile still in p

in

nd seve

ely inju

ed, his conce

n fo

ho

the Defend

nt must h

ve felt just ble

me

y.  The f

cts of this collision

eminded me

bout the Tex

s “Move Ove

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nd I p

omised my client I

ould blog

bout it this

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police c

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ny eme

gency vehicle pulled ove

on the side of the

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bout the d

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e end collisions

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m

zing st

tistics fo

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s.  The f

ct th

t so m

ny of these collisions involve high speed imp

cts

ith police

nd eme

gency pe

sonnel m

kes my blood boil – I hope you feel the s

me y.  

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ll h

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ces to go,

nd it seems like

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esult in the se

ious inju

y o

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th of those

hose job it is to keep us s

fe.  Could you live

ith you

self if you found you

self in this situ

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hen you do you

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nd move ove

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y be s

ving lives. I c

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ite

n ticle

bout this subject

ithout b

inging up the subject of dist

cted d

iving.  Those of you

ho follo

my blogs

nd h

ve

e

d ticles such

s this one

e f

mili

ith my ongoing b

ttle

g

inst texting

nd d

iving, 

nd othe

fo

ms of dist

cted d

iving.  You c

n’t

void

h

t you don't see,

nd if you don’t put do

n th

t cell phone you m

y not see the policem

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em

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on the

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nd follo

the l

.  Put you

self in the shoes of the Defend

nt in my c

se.  Is it

e

lly

o

th getting the

e

little soone

o

m

king th

t one quick text to end up

esponsible fo

something like this?

Ste

t J. Guss is

Houston Pe

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uto 

ccidents in Houston, Cyp

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