Category: Accident Attorney

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hit-and-Run Accident

The last day there wasn’t a fatal car crash in Texas was more than 6,200 days ago – the day that voters went to the polls to choose between presidential candidates George W. Bush and Al Gore. Some children who were born that day may graduate from high school in a few months. Since Nov. […]

Distracted Driving

The National Safety Council (NSC) reports that cell phone use while driving leads to 1.6 million crashes each year. Around 300,000 injuries occur annually from accidents caused by texting while driving; 1 out of every 4 car accidents in the United States is caused by texting and driving. The Council also notes that texting while […]

Dad Teaching Daughter to Drive

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among U.S. teens. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), six teens ages 16 to 19 die each and every day from motor vehicle accidents. But like car wrecks involving adults, teen motor vehicle crashes are also preventable; and proven strategies can improve the safety […]

Young Boy Boarding School Bus

Millions of Texas school children ride the bus to school every day, and many others ride with parents or walk. As everyone readjusts to the schedule of a new school year, it’s important that we remember why safety is such a major concern this time of year. Every year, hundreds of accidents occur in Texas […]

Texas Rideshare Accident Lawyer

Commercial vehicle drivers adhere to “Hours of Service” laws that dictate how many hours they can legally drive in a day. These laws were enacted to make sure that drivers aren’t fatigued when behind the wheel. They are important because driving while fatigued can make a driver more prone to error; some studies suggest that […]

Texas Car Accident Lawyer

Buying a smaller vehicle is an entirely logical move for today’s consumer. Smaller vehicles save money at the pump because they typically get better gas mileage. Driving and parking in a city as big and populous as Houston are also easier when you have a smaller car as opposed to a larger SUV or truck. […]