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ELD Mandate Compliance Disrupts Trucking Industry. Is Program’s Future Murky?

The law requiring the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) on all over-the-road trucks is now in effect. Federal regulators say it will ensure that truckers comply with a federal hours-of-service rule. The mandate limits driving to no more than 11 hours a day within a 14-hour workday. Drivers must then be off duty for 10 con[...]

Date: January 29, 2018 / Uncategorized

What Every Type-2 Diabetes Patient Should Know About Onglyza Side-Effects

Type 2 diabetes is on the rise and becoming a severe problem for more and more Americans. Age, obesity, and lifestyle all contribute to the onset of this disease. This has led drug companies to feverishly compete in creating and delivering medicines for the treatment and relief of this illness. These medications, for the most p[...]

Date: November 16, 2016 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

Beware of Texas Tailgaters

  [caption id="attachment_5927" align="aligncenter" width="400"]                       Are You a Texas Tailgater?[/caption] Since tailgating drivers continue to cause many serious accidents and whiplash injuries, we all must learn how to minimize their chances of harming us. While some people purposef[...]

Date: October 26, 2016 / Accident Attorney / Uncategorized

Houston’s Terrible 10 Intersections

Traffic is a fact of life in Houston, and so are traffic accidents. In 2011, approximately 15% of all vehicles accidents in Texas occurred in Houston, making its roads more dangerous than any other city’s streets in Texas. The two leading reasons cited are the city's 11% annual population growth in recent year and a higher[...]

Date: October 7, 2016 / Accident Attorney / Uncategorized

Texas Hot Air Balloon Disaster

[caption id="attachment_5716" align="alignleft" width="389"] Learn How to Limit Hot Air Balloon Dangers[/caption] On July 30, 2016, sixteen people lost their lives in central Texas due to a tragic incident involving a hot air balloon that may have been caused by the balloon colliding with power lines. This incident happened abo[...]

Date: August 3, 2016 / Accident Attorney / Uncategorized

Life in the Fast Lane

[caption id="attachment_5677" align="alignright" width="338"] Is Speed Deadlier Than Distraction?[/caption] Do you know what the leading behavior involved in traffic fatalities is? Drunk driving? Distracted driving? No—according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), driving too fast was the le[...]

Date: August 2, 2016 / Accident Attorney / Uncategorized

Nexium Lawsuits: Still Being Filed Across the Country

[caption id="attachment_5672" align="alignleft" width="259"] How Dangerous are PPIs like the purple pill?[/caption] During the past decade, television commercials and print ads constantly urged everyone to seek treatment for their chronic heartburn, acid indigestion, and GERD (gastrointestinal reflux disease) symptoms. Eventua[...]

Date: August 1, 2016 / Drug Injury / Uncategorized

Bounce House Dangers: Watch Out for Your Kids!

Bounce houses of one type or another have been around for a long time. In fact, some of us first saw smaller versions of them inside restaurants designed for kids and their parents years ago. Then they became freestanding devices often rented for children’s parties – or incorporated into outdoor festivals and other family-[...]

Date: July 22, 2016 / Accident Attorney / Uncategorized

Higher Traffic Fatalities Reported for 2015

[caption id="attachment_5541" align="alignleft" width="300"] Can distracted driving in traffic cause more accidents?[/caption] Road safety officials are reporting that traffic deaths increased by nearly eight percent (8%) in 2015 – ending a lengthy period of decline in such numbers. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safet[...]

Date: July 6, 2016 / Accident Attorney / Uncategorized

What to Know Before Signing a Settlement Release

[caption id="attachment_5515" align="alignleft" width="400"] Did you really understand the settlement release?[/caption] If you have been injured through no fault of your own, you may have a claim against the party responsible for causing your injuries. After the process of filing a claim with an insurance company, proving your[...]

Date: June 27, 2016 / Accident Attorney / Uncategorized