Thousands of children across the Dallas area are involved in youth sports, and that is generally a good thing. Sports teach children many valuable skills, including teamwork, sportsmanship, perseverance and healthy living techniques. However, youth sports, especially football, have one significant potential downside: A child who plays them runs the risk of concussion, which is a specific type of traumatic brain injury.
While new parents in Texas are constantly striving to find the safest products for their babies, they may not realize that items they might buy right off the shelf could pose a serious risk to their infants’ lives.
One night last June, a North Texas teenager’s life was destroyed after he got in the back of a pickup truck driven by another teen who had been drinking. In a matter of seconds, the passenger’s life changed dramatically.
For most people, being the victim of a car crash even one time in life can be extremely traumatic. One time is enough to make a person hope that it never happens again. But for one Dallas area man, being a car accident victim seems to be a somewhat regular occurrence, despite the man not being on the road for any of them.