Category: Pedestrian Injury

Pedestrian and cyclist safety

Houston is one of the deadliest big cities for pedestrians and bicyclists. Each year, more than 100 walkers and cyclists are killed and hundreds more are seriously injured in accidents with motor vehicles. Fortunately, some positive steps are being taken to try to reduce the number of crashes involving pedestrians and cyclists. Study of Dangerous […]

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 […]

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), […]

Houston Pedestrian Injury Lawyer

In late 2016, Houston police indicated that pedestrian fatalities in Houston jumped 31% from the year before. The dramatic increase left many safety advocates and government officials bewildered. “The numbers are just dramatically going up, and it’s been really hard for us to explain why,” said Houston Police Department Sgt. Derrick Hall in a news […]

Texas Crosswalk Injury Lawyer

In late 2016, Houston police indicated that pedestrian fatalities in Houston jumped 31% from the year before. The dramatic increase left many safety advocates and government officials bewildered. “The numbers are just dramatically going up, and it’s been really hard for us to explain why,” said Houston Police Department Sgt. Derrick Hall in a news […]