Auto Accident FAQs

There are over five million auto accidents in the United States every year. Approximately 32,000 of these accidents are fatal. In order to protect yourself at the wheel, do your research. Insurance can be a very tricky thing when you don’t know where to begin. Know the facts about auto accidents so that if you’re ever in one, you’ll know exactly what to …

7 Common Types of Motorcycle Accidents

Ask any motorcyclist and they will tell you, motorcycle accidents are something they take very seriously. Due to the exposed nature of the driver, motorcycle accidents can cause very serious personal injuries. In order to avoid them you need to be aware of the likely causes. Here are seven of the most common types of motorcycle accidents.

Black Box Basics in the Trucking Industry

All you have to do is read the paper or watch the news to see that automobile accidents are happening every day. These accidents can vary from no damage or injuries to severe damage and fatalities. When these accidents involve semi trucks, they can have severe consequences. Many trucking accidents end up in court with each side trying to prove …

Personal Injury and the Dangers of Distracted Walking

Most people are aware of the dangers of distracted driving. Texting, cell phone use, and other activities that take your mind, eyes, and hands away from the task of driving have been shown to make you three times more likely to get in an accident. However, many people neglect the real and serious risk of distracted walking. Not paying attention …

Can Not Wearing My Seatbelt Affect My Personal Injury Case?

Vehicle passengers in Texas are, by law, required to wear seatbelts. Earlier this year, the Texas Supreme Court even ruled that if you fail to do this and sue or file an insurance claim, the amount of money you receive in a personal injury case may be reduced. The idea behind this is one of contributory negligence. If you were injured …

Drunk Driving and the 4th of July

According to the AARP, the 4th of July is one of the most dangerous days of the year to be on the road. It is second only to New Year’s Day for drunk driving deaths. As this information sinks in, realize that the statistic does not specify who was injured or killed during the accident. The drunk driver could have been killed, or an …

The Most Common Causes of Car Accidents in Texas

Car accidents are one of the leading causes of injury in the United States. Texas in particular, with its huge land area and large population, has its share of crashes. However, you don’t have to be a statistic yourself. By understanding the most common causes of car accidents, you can help keep yourself safe. Here’s what you need to know. 

Highway Fatality Awareness

Every year in the United States–Texas included–too many people are killed or severely injured in traffic accidents. It doesn’t matter if it is a fatal head-on collision or other traffic accident; it seems that highway crashes, accidents, and wrecks are inevitable. Unfortunately, many of these accidents end in a highway fatality. It doesn’t matter if you are in a truck, a …