While many in Texas were planning holiday dinners and attending family gatherings, one family assembled with their loved ones for the funeral of their mother while standing vigil by their father's hospital bed. The two were victims of a car crash in which the driver of the other car may be facing serious charges. As the details of the incident become known, the children of the victims are looking for answers and calling for justice.
The irony is that some people use electronic vaporizers because they were told they are safer than smoking cigarettes. However, recent events are changing people's minds. So far, over 100 incidents of e-cigs exploding have been made public. Some believe that number may be a low estimate and that many others in Texas and elsewhere have not reported their injuries from the defective product.
Traveling by plane is getting safer each year. While the number of travelers flying out of airports in Texas and beyond increases, the number of accidents, injuries and fatalities continues to decline. However, a spokesperson for the National Transportation Safety Board believes that even one plane crash is too many, and that it is past time to replace old methods with new technology.
A single blow to the head can have catastrophic effects on the remainder of your life, and in many cases, it can leave you needing long-term or permanent care. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that 1.7 million people suffer traumatic brain injuries every year in America, and that TBIs play a role in about 30 percent of all injury-related fatalities in the United States. Because TBIs vary considerably and no two brain injuries are exactly alike, the symptoms associated with each can fluctuate from one victim to the next. Furthermore, symptoms tend to vary based on the severity of the TBI. Here is an overview of symptoms commonly associated with TBIs.
Golf has long been considered a gentleman's game. It is different from many sports in that the rules are generally enforced by the players themselves, and the behavior of the participants is typically polite and civil. However, a recent afternoon round of golf proved that assumption to be wrong after a dispute over an ill-shot ball escalated into violence that left one Texas man with a brain injury.