Auto accidents are always unfortunate and inconvenient, but they can be even more devastating if you are injured. If you are hurt during a collision, it is important to takes steps right away to support a potential legal claim. First, you should be skeptical of the initial offer that the insurance adjustor makes. These offers are often lower than the compensation you deserve. To gather evidence and build a viable case, follow these tips after you get into an accident.
Brain injuries are common with deadly effects. According to the Center for Disease Control, traumatic brain injury contributes to roughly 30 percent of all injury-related deaths. A TBI is caused by external trauma and can range from mild concussions to severe disabilities.
Getting hurt on the job can be a real nightmare. Not only is there the physical pain -- and corresponding medical expenses -- but for those who miss work due to their injuries there is also an added financial worry. This leaves many wondering just what their rights are and what to do next.
Are there gathering pipeline regulations? What is the risk for explosion with these pipes? What is the risk to area residents and workers? These are just some of the questions many have when hearing that gathering pipelines have increased by 33 percent in the past three years in Texas.
Negligence behind the wheel of a car can manifest itself in different ways. Any instance of driver negligence will involve a failure to observe a reasonable standard of care under the circumstances as they existed at the time of an accident.
One of the most dangerous things a driver can do is get behind the wheel of a car after drinking too much. We all know that intoxication can slow a person's reaction time, cause blurred vision and lead to poor decision-making. All of these things can lead to a serious car accident. Unfortunately, many people in Texas still choose to drink and drive.
Distracted driving is not a new phenomenon. For decades, drivers have been eating, fiddling with the radio, or trying to tame unruly children in the backseat while behind the wheel. Today, however, distracted driving is much more prevalent.
Batteries can be extremely dangerous when exposed to heat. Melting plastic in certain products is also dangerous because the fumes that come out of the plastic as it melts can be potentially poisonous. The combination of these two problems can result in serious injuries. Battery explosions may currently be a concern for Texas parents after claims that a popular toddler toy has a major defect.
Anyone that rides or knows someone that rides a motorcycle knows the risk involved. Even experienced riders are at risk to of a motorcycle accident. Negligence on a driver's part is a significant concern for riders as bikers are often overlooked on our roadways. Recently a Texas police officer was killed in a motorcycle accident.