Category Archives: Blog

Traumatic brain injury causes and impact on accident victims

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of serious and fatal injuries. Data from 2006-2014 showed a 53 percent increase in the number of emergency department visits, hospitalizations and

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Drunk driving is a leading cause of traffic fatalities in Texas

Drunk driving continues to be a leading cause of serious crashes and fatalities across the State of Texas. Alcohol-related crashes can happen any time of day, yet they tend to be more prevalent at night and during holidays. While police

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Your legal options if you sustained PTSD after a car accident

You don't have to be a war veteran, police officer, or first responder to sustain post-traumatic stress disorder. In fact, anyone can develop this condition, especially after being involved in a car accident. PTSD is a mental health condition that

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Why is the crash fatality rate on the rise during the first half of 2020?

Texas car accident lawyer explains why accident rate went up this year Despite fewer cars on the road earlier this year during the coronavirus pandemic, fatal car accidents nationwide increased dramatically during the first half of the year, according to

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Alcohol detection systems in cars may mitigate drunk driving crashes

Despite the known risks, there are far too many people on the road who are confident in their ability to drive under the influence of alcohol. They may think they can get away with it once. For those who do

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Is there a link between COVID-19 and drowsy driving?

Drowsy driving often occurs when drivers don't get enough sleep, spend several hours on the road or suffer from an untreated sleep disorder. There are many people who have struggled to stay awake while driving at some point, but the

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Drunk driving likely to increase during the 4th of July weekend

The 4th of July weekend is quickly approaching, as people throughout Texas are preparing for a holiday weekend of traveling, fireworks, barbecues, beaches and celebrating with friends and family. The 4th of July is not only one of the most

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Traffic is down due to COVID-19, but fatal crashes are up on Texas roads

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the roads and highways in Texas have less traffic. But are the roads any safer? Unfortunately, the Lone Star State is continuing its streak of at least one fatal car accident per day, according to

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Why does Texas lead the nation for roadside work zone crashes?

Roadside workers, such as construction workers and Texas Department of Transportation employees, are responsible for maintaining our roads. That is a dangerous job. According to an article in Safety + Health Magazine, these workers are often seriously injured or killed

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How does responsible driving prevent Texas car accidents?

Cautious drivers are generally less likely to be involved in collisions. Drivers who obey all traffic laws: avoid cellphone distractions, comply with posted speed limits, and never get behind the wheel when impaired don't pose any risk to themselves or

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