Month: March 2016

Outdoor exercise holds a subtle danger—music. Although many outdoor exercise enthusiasts get motivation from music, they may not realize that the same music may prevent them from avoiding a preventable collision with a car or another pedestrian. Music wired through headphones prevents a pedestrian’s ability to hear cues that indicate danger, such as sirens, a […]

A vehicle accident lawyer has one goal for their clients – to get them the compensation they are owed as a result of their injuries and suffering. Car crashes represent a major source of injuries, as many people are constantly acting recklessly behind the wheel. This includes speeding out of control, running traffic lights, making […]

A personal injury case is often the only option a victim has when they have been hurt by another party’s negligence. A vehicle accident, a defective product, a poorly maintained workplace – these can all leave victims in terrible shape, and take away their ability to work, or even just take care of themselves. A […]

  Spring break means swimming in the minds of many young children. Parents should be on high alert when supervising children in pools this early in the swim season. If you are taking a spring vacation to any destination with a pool or open water, instruct your children on the following safety points: Buddy up—never […]

The spring weather is great for outdoor exercise. The roads are now filled with runners, bicyclists, and the like. With the increase in outdoor exercise also comes an increase for the likelihood of an auto-pedestrian accident. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 476 pedestrian fatalities and 50 bicyclist fatalities in […]

According to recent National Highway Transportation Safety Association (NHTSA) data, child restraints really do save lives. In 2014 alone, 2,355 children age 5 and above died in car crashes. Of these 2,355 children, 56% were known to be restrained. The NHTSA estimates that 1,694 lives were saved due to seat belt usage, and a potential […]

If someone is hurt by defective products, then the law might be able to help them recover compensation for their injuries and any expenses related to the incident. When companies don’t thoroughly test their goods before putting them on the market, they are effectively testing them on consumers. This is unfortunately common, as businesses that […]

Are offshore injury lawyers truly necessary following an accident aboard an oil rig? The answer is yes. Not only are they needed, they will be instrumental in proving the employer’s negligence and maximizing the compensation the employee and/or their family receives. From drill ships and platform rigs to inland barges and semisubmersibles, those working in […]

Many schools are closing their doors for spring break. Because of this, it is a common time for families take a vacation. This means more traffic on the road and more long distance travel. Before taking off for the week, take time to have your vehicle maintained. A little extra time spent at the mechanic’s […]

Houston is filled with freeways and feeder roads that allow traffic to flow in one direction only. Downtown is made up of intertwined one-way streets that are difficult to navigate if you do not frequent the downtown area. Car crashes often occur on one-way streets when a driver who is not familiar with the area […]