Personal Injury

rain

This Spring, Remember To Drive Safely In The Rain

A recent fatal accident in Texas caused by a woman speeding on wet roads serves as an unfortunate reminder for drivers to be extra cautious when driving on wet roads this spring.

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Pedestrian Accidents

130 Pedestrian Accidents So Far This Year

Most school children learn to look both ways before crossing the street to help them avoid collisions with cars, but it’s not pedestrians that are the problem. The “car culture” in Houston has created a deadly environment for pedestrians with an astonishing number of auto pedestrian accidents. So far this year, the city has already seen 130 pedestrian accidents, 11 of which were fatal.

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fatal car accident injury

Texas Move Over Laws

Nearly everyone has heard the impressive sound of sirens on fire trucks, police cars, and ambulances. Despite this, many people are unsure exactly how to share the roads with these vehicles. Move Over Laws dictate what actions motorists are required to take when emergency vehicles are on the roads. Knowing and abiding by these laws is incredibly important because they help prevent collisions between first responders and passing motorists.

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Houston Workplace Accident Attorneys

Multi-Million Dollar Judgment Upheld For Workplace Accident Victims

Workers expect a safe work environment when they clock in for work each morning. Most of the time, a worker can’t even anticipate being catastrophically injured or even dying because employers are supposed to keep us safe, right? Unfortunately for some, the harsh reality is that not all work places are created equal and many workers have to deal with devastating circumstances.

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cell phones and distracted driving

Trauma Surgeon Begs Drivers To Stop Using Cell Phones While Driving

For many, texting while driving or even glancing at your phone’s GPS while behind the wheel is commonplace. Whether it’s responding to a text from a loved one at a stoplight or glancing down at your phone’s GPS for directions on a road trip, we’ve all likely struggled with at least some distractions while driving. Even though most people understand using your mobile phone while driving is a major form of distracted driving, we continue to do it. Now, the Chief of Trauma at a local hospital is begging distracted drivers to stop.

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Houston Dram Shop Law Attorney

Recent Drunk Driving Accident Causes Investigation Into Bar For Possibly Overserving Patrons

If you’re over the age of 21 and enjoy going out every once in a while, it’s likely that you’ll enter a few bars in your lifetime. When we are out drinking, we generally expect the bartenders and staff of the establishment have our best interests in mind and wouldn’t overserve us if we appeared to already be intoxicated. Unfortunately, for many this is not the case.

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Houston Bicycle Accidents

Safety Tips For Peak Racing Season

Texans all across the state are enjoying the change in weather. The cooler temperatures make many outside activities much more bearable. Although some parts of Texas are covered in layers of snow, most of the state is at a comfortable temperature. While this weather is extremely pleasant, it also comes with a few unique dangers. Fall through Spring is considered peak racing season for runners and cyclists, and drivers need to remember to share the road safely to avoid collisions.

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Fatigued Driving

Fatigued Driving Causing Devastating Truck Accidents

Every day, millions of Americans share the roads with large trucks. These giant vehicles help stock the grocery store shelves and carry goods to their final destinations. Although these vehicles are absolutely necessary for transportation, they are fraught with dangers. Because of their size and weight, they can easily cause devastating roadway accidents. This makes it extremely important for truck drivers to be alert and ready to respond to changing road conditions and hazards. Unfortunately, many truck drivers are driving while fatigued and causing fatal accidents.

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OSHA Violations

Top 10 OSHA Violations of 2018

All workers are entitled to a reasonably safe workplace. No one should have to unnecessarily risk his or her life just to bring home a paycheck. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) works to inspect and investigate jobsites across the country to enforce safety protocols designed to prevent workplace accidents and save lives. Unfortunately, many employers fail to comply with OSHA’s safety regulations. According to OSHA, these are the top 10 violations of 2018.

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Construction Accident Attorneys

Why The Texas Construction Industry Is So Dangerous

There are many things about Texas that makes the state unique. In addition to being known as a business-friendly state, Texas is also home to a booming construction industry that employs thousands of Texan workers. Unfortunately, the construction boom came with substantial risks.

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