April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Driving is a complex process, engaging almost all of your senses. Controlling and navigating a multi-ton machine, whether it’s a standard sedan or long-haul 18-wheeler, requires a lot of concentration. Yet every day, drivers, pedestrians, and others are at risk of injury in a collision with a distracted driver. Driver distraction is a big problem…

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Why Do Burn Injuries Happen at Fort Worth Worksites?

There are different types of burn injuries, including thermal burns, electrical burns, chemical burns, and radiation burns. Burns often cause permanent scarring and disfigurement, and other severe problems like respiratory illnesses and infections. In the most tragic cases, a Fort Worth worker dies from burn injuries in an on-the-job accident. Where do burn injuries occur…

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Which Texas Oilfield Jobs Are the Most Dangerous?

Oilfield work is dangerous work. Employees and contractors are at constant risk of catastrophic injuries and deaths from transportation accidents, equipment accidents – not to mention malfunctions, fires, pipeline explosions, and other causes. Many Texas workers who work directly at the oilfield site risk being injured by the following types of hazardous situations: Exposure to…

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Liability and Damages in Dallas Multi-Car Accidents

Many Dallas car accidents involve more than one or two vehicles. In many cases, a first car strikes a second car that, in turn, strikes a third car. There are other ways a multiple-vehicle crash can occur as well. Several cars may collide into each other when they try to pass a stalled vehicle or…

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The NHTSA Is Formally Investigating Tesla’s Autopilot System

The Associated Press announced on August 16, 2021 that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has begun an investigation into Tesla’s Autopilot partially automated driving system. The investigation was deemed necessary after several accidents with parked emergency vehicles. The NHTSA investigation will examine 765,000 vehicles – nearly all the cars Tesla has sold with…

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How Speech Therapy Helps Fort Worth TBI Patients

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients often need a lifetime of medical care. They may suffer cognitive disabilities, physical harm, and emotional problems. Many patients need to meet with many types of medical specialists and healthcare providers.  Speech therapy is one of the many ways victims of car accidents, construction accidents, falls, and medical malpractice begin…

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Who Is Liable for Texas Truck Accidents Caused by Defective Brakes?

According to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) and International Roadcheck, nearly four in 10 out-of-service violations are due to brake system and brake adjustment violations in North America. CVSA also points to a report by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) that lists “brake system” failure as causing 0.9% of large trucks in fatal…

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