Category: Accident Attorney

Front of car impacted by accident

When a driver hits another car, a pedestrian, or cyclist, we can be too quick to habitually blame the victim for the accident instead of the driver who is responsible. This unfair victim accusation is based in part on human psychology, with negligent (or careless) drivers (and their insurers) all too willing to perpetuate this […]

distracted driving accident

As Texans know, texting while driving is illegal in the state. The law that bans texting, emailing, or any electronic messaging while operating a motor vehicle was passed by the state legislature in 2017.   Drivers in many areas of the state can still use hand-held cell phones to talk while driving, but that may be […]

Icy Road Conditions

Those of us on the upper Texas Gulf Coast rarely experience extended periods of wintry cold and ice. But when we do get “sideswiped” by Old Man Winter, some of us refuse to alter our driving habits. So we … Drive the speed limit (or faster) on ice-covered roads, losing control of our vehicle. If […]

Texas Distracted Driving Attorney

The Houston area is No. 1 in several ways when it comes to traffic crashes. It holds the top position among all metro areas in the country when it comes to the number of traffic deaths. Houston also leads the country in fatality crashes involving alcohol and drugs. And according to the latest in a […]

Texas Impaired Driving Accident Attorney

As more states allow sales of medical and even recreational marijuana, more impaired drivers may be on our nation’s roadways. While some believe that marijuana impairment may not be as severe as alcohol impairment, the effects of THC on drivers should not be ignored. THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, is the active chemical in marijuana that accounts […]

Texas Car Accident Attorney

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week is November 4 – 11. Affirmed by Congress and other governmental and NGOs, it is sponsored by the American Sleep Foundation (ASF). This public awareness campaign reminds drivers about sleep safety, with emphasis on the perils encountered by those who insist on driving while sleep-deprived. It’s good timing, considering that the […]

Terry Bryant Nominated as Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation

The Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law Firm is proud to announce that its founder, Terry Bryant, has been nominated as a Fellow to the Texas Bar Foundation. Mr. Bryant received his invitation from the foundation’s Board of Trustees in recognition of his “outstanding professional achievements” and his “demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the […]

As Kids Head Back to School, Don’t Forget Safety

The end of summer finds hundreds of thousands of Houston-area children returning to school. But this is not without hazards – especially when they’re traveling to and from school. In 2015, 663 vehicle crashes occurred in Texas school zones, seriously injuring 21 children. August and September alone saw 107 school zone traffic accidents. The most […]

Aggressive Driving Study Places Texas in Top 5 - Is It Accurate?

According to the Smartphone app GasBuddy, Texas ranks as the 4th worst state when it comes to aggressive driving. Gas Buddy defines “aggressive driving” as: cutting other drivers off, hard braking (sudden stops), and sudden acceleration/speeding. Texas’ Department of Public Safety (DPS) includes those behaviors and a few more, like following too closely (tailgating), in […]

Do You Have a Fireworks Safety Protocol?

The Fourth of July holiday is here. That means lots of flags, food, and fireworks.  But every July 4th, tens of thousands of people, many of them teens and young children, are injured when they celebrate with consumer-grade fireworks. Despite the dangers fireworks pose, few people actually grasp the associated risks such as fires, and […]