Category: Personal Injury

If you or a loved ones has a heart condition, then you might have heard of the powerful drug amiodarone. This drug is used to help the heart beat normally within people who have certain disorders that affect the heart’s lower chambers. Amiodarone, which is often sold within the United States under the brand names […]

Though the blood-alcohol content (BAC) level of .08% is a universal standard that legally determines whether someone is too intoxicated to drive, early this year the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine published a report which strongly recommends that all 50 states lower it to .05%. The report, sponsored by the National Highway Traffic […]

Pills

Even for those who have driven for decades, operating a motor vehicle is a complex skill. The only difference between experienced and non-experienced drivers is the former have good habits which have become second nature. But what happens when they take medications, whether prescription or over-the-counter? Can their mental acuity and driving habits be altered by […]

If you own one of the following 15 vehicles on this list, we have some good news. They’re on the initial list of the 2018 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) survey for earning its Top Safety Pick+ new car rating. Small Cars Kia Forte sedan Kia Soul Subaru Impreza – 4-door sedan Subaru Impreza […]

Even if it doesn’t “seem” like you’re hurt, waiting to see a doctor is never a good idea. Most professionals (medical, legal, and insurance) advise that you get checked out medically within three days of your accident. Why 72 hours?  There are several reasons, all of them very sound. Some accident victims who don’t “feel” […]

Toys

The U.S. toy industry generates approximately $26 billion each year in sales, according to the NPD Group – a market research company. The Toy Association, an industry group which monitors toy safety, releases a list of the most dangerous toys in the late fall, in time for Christmas shopping.  All toys sold in the U.S. […]

Holiday Safety Tips

With this year’s holiday season right around the corner, we checked with local police and fire officials for their advice on safety. Here’s some of what they told us. Driving and Parking Keep all vehicle doors locked and windows closed while in or out of your car. If you shop at night, park in well-lit […]

Texas Lawyer

The majority of the time, a successful injury claim or lawsuit is paid for by some insurance company. Most often, it’s the company which insures the negligent defendant. Sometimes the funds are paid by your insurer. A very small percentage of compensation comes directly out of the pocket of the negligent defendant. And sometimes the […]

Trick or Treat Safety Tips

This year, Halloween falls on a Tuesday. It’s a notable fact because children usually stay out later that evening, and more drunk drivers are on the roads. Even without that tidbit of scary information, “All Hallows Eve” is already perilous enough. Children wear loose-fitting costumes that are easy to trip over; candles aglow inside pumpkins […]

Even though the food supply in the U.S. is recognized as one of the safest in the world, it should not blind Americans to the truth that our food is not completely free from pathogenic bacteria. One in six Americans will become sick – even mildly – from food poisoning this year. It not only […]