Liability for Texas Swimming Pool Accidents

Swimming is one of the most popular athletic activities in the United States, and many non-swimmers also enjoy a day lounging by the pool or splashing in the shallow end. There are more than 10 million residential swimming pools and more than 300,000 public pools across the country. In Texas, where average July temperatures range […]

Texas Makes Effort to Reduce Distracted Driving Accidents

According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), distracted driving played a role in 109,658 motor vehicle accidents in 2016. That’s about one in five accidents that occurred on Texas roadways, and a 3% increase from 2015. These numbers come as no surprise when you consider that even at 30 miles per hour, a 5-second […]

Bicycle Accidents Are Not Child’s Play

“Bicycle crash” doesn’t sound like a life-altering event. Most of us have been involved in a bicycle accident or two in our lifetimes, when we rode too close to a friend on the way to school or hit an unseen rock on the sidewalk. However, bicycle accidents can be much more serious. In fact, Texas […]

Top Ten Causes of Commercial Trucking Accidents

In 2016, there were more than 34,000 accidents involving commercial motor vehicles on Texas roadways. Those crashes resulted in 584 fatalities and 1,426 incapacitating injuries. Due in large part to the difference in size and weight of the vehicles, most of the fatalities and serious injuries were to drivers or occupants of passenger vehicles. Ten […]

Saying Bye-Bye to the Bye-Bye Syndrome?

According to a report by the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released in 2008, there were an average of 221 fatalities and 14,000 injuries per year caused by non-traffic backing accidents between 2002 and 2006. Backing injuries drew national attention in 2008, when the five-year old daughter of the Christian recording artist, […]

Feds Open the Floor to the Public On the Question of Highly Automated Commercial Vehicles

On April 24th, 2017, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will hold a public listening session via a live web broadcast to allow the public to express its concerns and opinions regarding the development, operation and regulation of Highly Automated Commercial Vehicles. You can join that broadcast by following this […]

Automobile and Pedestrian Accidents

Harlingen law enforcement officials recently requested the public’s assistance in locating a suspect responsible for an auto-pedestrian accident. The accident occurred at the 1000 block of West Taylor Avenue. Law enforcement was summoned to the location and discovered both a man and woman lying on the ground, having suffered injuries. Witnesses reported that a white […]

Right of Way Accidents

One individual was recently killed in a two vehicle accident that occurred 14 miles south of Falfurrias on Highway 281 southbound. Another additional individual was airlifted to a nearby medical facility, while three other victims from the accident were taken to a nearby medical facility. A pickup truck carrying four people attempted to turn around […]

Breast Implants Linked to Cancer

FDA Report Links Cancer to Certain Breast Implants According to a report released by the Federal Drug Agency (FDA), there is a rare T-cell lymphoma that can develop following breast implantation. The cancer is called breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). It is considered rare, but women with breast implants involving textured implants particularly […]

Accidents Involving Teenage Drivers

Law enforcement officials are investigating a fatal accident near Beeville that resulted in a teen girl being killed on Sunday March 19th, 2017. Law enforcement reports that a vehicle occupied by a driver and two passengers lost control, which caused the motor vehicle to run off the side of the road subsequently collide with a fence […]

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