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October 2017 Archives

Woman dies in car crash with alleged drunk driver

It is an unfortunate reality that Texans who obey road rules and operating their vehicles safely can be injured or lose their lives in a car crash. All it takes is another driver choosing to get behind the wheel while under the influence, to drive while distracted, drive recklessly or commit any other risky acts to lead to car accidents with injuries and fatalities. After an accident, those who were affected should keep their options open to consider a legal filing to receive compensation for all they have lost.

Top five accident risks for oil field workers

Working in an oil field is an inherently dangerous job, and as such involves a wide number of both safety and health risks. Those who engage in this type of work are often well aware of the risks. However, they may not be able to avoid an accident due to the unpredictable nature of a job that includes so many variables that may be beyond their direct control.

Increase fatal accident statistics on the road show

Car accidents are a concern for everyone on the road in Texas and throughout the U.S. Statistics are useful in knowing what and who to watch for when driving, riding a bicycle, jogging, or as a pedestrian. The number of crashes is relevant, but the perceived causes of these accidents is also vital. It is unfortunate that many accidents will result in a fatality. For those who have suffered the loss of a loved one in a fatal car crash, having a grasp of the research can be important when considering seeking compensation through a legal filing.

"Infotainment" increases chances of being a distracted driver

Texans are aware of distracted drivers and the damage they can cause. Recently, new laws and enforcement have been part of the process of trying to reduce texting and driving and taking part in other distracting behaviors, mostly with smartphones. However, a new issue has been discussed as leading to a distracted driver: technology built in with late-model vehicles. AAA conducted a study regarding this issue, and it is important.

Legal assistance after traumatic brain injury is essential

When a Texan suffers a head injury, there is always a chance there will be brain damage. Unlike broken bones, cuts and other obvious injuries, the brain is so fragile and integral to normal daily functioning that any brain damage at all can change a person's life forever.


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