Precautionary Measures to Take After an Auto Accident

There are about 3,800 auto accidents each day in the U.S., so it’s only a matter of time before you are in one. When that day comes, you need to know what to do for yourself and others in the accident. These tips are presented in sequence so you can create a mental checklist. Don’t […]

Are You Among the Millions of Texas Drivers with Faulty Airbags?

The biggest auto recall in United States history, involving over 50 million Takata airbags installed in cars, trucks, and SUVs from 19 different automakers, continues to haunt U.S. drivers and the company which manufactured them. Takata airbags’ defective inflators can turn the device into a mini grenade which fires deadly shrapnel into the chests of […]

Here’s Why Back-Seat Passengers Should Always Buckle Up

In the face of warnings being issued for years about the dangers of unbelted back seat passengers in cars, it seems most are ignoring the fact that those same unsecured back seat passengers can suddenly become human missiles in a crash and seriously injure not only themselves, but those in the front seats. This is according to […]

It's Distracted Driving Awareness Month - Here's How You Can Observe It

Distracted driving is a public health issue that affects us all. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the latest statistics show that each day about 9 Americans are killed and more than 1,000 are injured in crashes involving a distracted driver. It’s one of several reasons why the National Safety Council (NSC), […]

Understanding the Consequences of Drunk Driving in Texas

If you are cited for drinking and driving in Texas, serious penalties face you, not the least of which is serious jail time if your intoxication causes an accident that injures or kills someone. Your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is used to determine whether you’re too drunk to drive. The legal limit for being able […]

Liability auto insurance coverage protects everyone else on the road, but who is protecting you? Texas law only requires liability auto insurance coverage, although insurance companies are required to offer uninsured/under-insured motorist (UM/UIM) coverage and personal injury protection (PIP) coverage to you. Too many Texans purchase the minimum limits of liability coverage to comply with […]

Car Crashes Cause PTSD–It’s Normal!

Every year, approximately 1% of the U.S. population is injured in car crashes; that’s 3,000,000 injured Americans every year! People are accustomed to hearing about damage to necks and backs from car wrecks. However, according to Dr. Todd Buckley with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD, “Mental health difficulties such as […]

According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), 3,720 people died on Texas roadways in 2017. And the Insurance Council of Texas states that since our low of 2,761 in 2010, traffic deaths in our state have increased by over one-third (34%). So many people are moving to Texas — more than 1,000 people a day — […]

Texas Work Injury Lawyer

Americans set a record for “accidental” deaths in 2016 for the second straight year, continuing a general upward trend over the past several years. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), 161,374 suffered a needless (preventable) death. This makes accidents the third leading cause of death in the United States for the first time in […]

Pills

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved 1,027 generic drugs last year, a record number, the Trump administration said shortly after the New Year. The disclosure came as part of Trump’s efforts to fight high drug prices. Generic drugs comprised nearly 9 of every 10 approved prescription drugs in the U.S. last year, according to […]