The Five Kinds of Driving Impairment

Wind gusts and lightning strikes cause a few Harris County vehicle collisions every year. But most car crashes are not “accidents.” In fact, human error is directly or indirectly responsible for over 90 percent of these incidents. Driving impairment is often a major factor in these.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has identified five […]

Report A Drunk Driver: Someone Dies in Texas Traffic Every Day

In early November, Texas reached a milestone no state aspires to: 18 years without a death-free day on Texas roadways. The roadway death toll for that 18-year-period tops 66,000. In 2016, 3,776 people died on Texas roads, while 23 states saw fewer than 500 traffic fatalities. In part, the large number of Texas traffic deaths […]

Two DUI Injury Cases Trigger Bombshells Lawsuits

In February, Marvin Drake III died after slamming his motorcycle into the rear end of another vehicle at a high rate of speed. In May, Houston Police Department (HPD) Officer Chayne Brothers was hit by a car while on duty, suffering two broken wrists. At first glance, these two incidents seem to have little in […]

Car Accident Risks Increasing in Houston-Galveston Area

The 2017 State of Safety Report from the Houston-Galveston Area Council includes some disturbing accident statistics. Between 2012 and 2016, motor vehicle crashes in the area increased by more than 40%. In the same period, the Houston-Galveston region saw a 20% increase in traffic fatalities and a 9% increase in serious injuries. 77% of the […]

DUI Accidents Present Special Challenges for Injury Victims

News coverage regarding the fatal accident involving Texas City Commissioner Dee Ann Haney earlier this month has turned the spotlight—temporarily—on the dangers of driving under the influence. Haney admitted to smoking marijuana before the accident, in which two men who were standing next to their vehicle were killed. Unfortunately, serious injury and death at the […]

Dram Shop Lawsuits – Liquor Provider Liability

Dram Shop Lawsuits There is no doubt that drinking and driving can be a deadly combination and lead to tragedy. Just two years ago four people died when a drunk driver drove into a crowd at the famous South by Southwest music and cultural festival. Two others were seriously injured. Just this past year the […]

Four Killed in Alleged Drag Racing Crash in Edinburg, Texas

On September 25, 2015 two cars were involved in a traffic accident that left four dead. Witnesses allege that the drivers of the cars involved in the fatal crash seemed to be drag racing. Police report that one of the two cars hit the back of an eighteen wheeler. It is suspected that alcohol may […]

News Report Shows Consequences of Drunk Driving In Houston

KHOU.com is reporting this week that a Houston man will spend the next 50 years in jail after driving drunk and killing a family of 5, including 3 children. One 16-year-old girl, Stephanie Guzman, survived the crash only to wake up from a coma and discover the rest of her family was dead and that […]

Holding Drunk Drivers Accountable

With the prevalence of public service messages about the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol, you would expect the general public to get the message. Unfortunately, far too many drivers are still willing to gamble their lives, as well as the lives of others, by drinking and driving. These perpetrators can cause accidents […]

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