Motor Vehicle Death Rates Jump 20% During the Pandemic

COVID-19 has started to surge again across the US. As more states reinstate stay-at-home measures, one might think the lockdowns would lead to fewer people driving and therefore fewer deadly truck and car accidents. However, a report released by th...

What Factors Affect My Auto Insurance Rates?

Texas drivers are required to carry auto insurance. Additionally, every driver must have proof of coverage to show upon request by a law enforcement officer. The minimum amount of required coverage is often listed as 30/60/25 to protect you in the e...

How To Avoid Becoming a Traffic Statistic This Holiday Season

The holiday season has arrived, and if Thanksgiving showed us anything it’s that we can expect millions of Americans to continue traveling this year, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The nation’s roads could again see numerous acciden...

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Are Roadways More Dangerous Around Thanksgiving?

For many people, Thanksgiving is more than just a one-day holiday; it’s a great time to use vacation days and take a four- or five-day break from the stress of work. Often, people use the time to visit local bars and reconnect with friends and fam...

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Traffic Fatalities Decrease to Lowest Level Since 2014

National data released in October show that overall traffic fatalities in the US dropped for the third consecutive year and have reached the lowest levels since 2014. There were 36,096 fatalities on American roads in 2019, a decrease of 2 percent...

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New Data Shows Fewer Motor Vehicle Deaths in Texas

Texas roadways were less deadly in 2019, according to data from the Department of Transportation. In mid-2020, the department released its report on 2019 Texas Motor Vehicle Crash Facts, and it contains several pieces of good news about auto acciden...

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Roads Are a Dangerous Place for Young Pedestrians on Halloween

There may be fewer trick-or-treaters this year due to coronavirus concerns, but plenty of kids will still be out there trying to fill up their candy buckets. While some parents still fear their kids getting poisoned candy or razor blades in an apple...

Fatal Commercial Truck Accidents: Your Rights Explained

Due to their sheer size and nature, accidents involving commercial trucks are often fatal. If you’ve lost a loved one due to a crash with a commercial truck, you may be eligible to file a wrongful death claim for your loss in Texas. What Is a W...

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Nearly Half the Children Killed in Car Crashes Are Improperly Restrained

Despite evolution in child safety seats and other vehicle safety equipment, car accidents remain the nation’s leading cause of death among children. One reason the fatality rate remains so high appears to be that children are frequently transporte...

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Chesapeake Energy Oil Well Explosion Kills 3 Workers

Wrongful Death Attorney A late January gas explosion at a Chesapeake Energy oil well in Burleson County claimed the lives of three workers and left a fourth severely injured, according to multiple reports. The four workers, all contractors, were wor...