Month: March 2018

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 […]

Doctor Measuring Prosthetic For Adjustments

For many people with type 2 diabetes, Invokana has been a household name for years; specifically, this medication has been frequently prescribed as a means of managing type 2 diabetes. The drug is also known under the names of canagliflozin, Invokamet, and Ivokamet XR. Unfortunately, in May 2017, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released […]

Close Up Of Senior Man Suffering With Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a painful condition that affects the quality of life of some 1.5 million Americans. The Arthritis Foundation says that women most often begin feeling the effects of the disease when they are between 30 and 60 years of age, while men tend to suffer from it later in life. RA is an […]

Workers At Construction Site

In an effort to deliver on its campaign promise to “downsize” the federal government, is the Trump Administration making workplaces more dangerous for Americans? The roster of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspectors fell 4% over the first nine months of 2017, according to information obtained by NBC News through a Freedom of Information […]

Person Driving Car In the Rain

Ask anyone who drives if they are a safe driver and most will claim to be a good one. But the law of averages and actual statistics paint a very different picture. Some states have particularly bad drivers. The insurance industry publication CarInsurancecomparison.com has some interesting things to say about Texas drivers. We placed fourth […]