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  • November
    21 2017

    Importance of Cellphone Records under Texas’ New Texting While Driving Law

    About 1 in every 5 auto accidents in Texas involves a distracted driver. In 2016 alone, distracted driving contributed to nearly 109,660 crashes, causing 455 deaths and injuring more than 3,000 others.1 Looking to curb this dangerous and deadly behavior, in June 2017, Texas lawmakers passed a new texting while driving law. This law2, which […]

  • November
    07 2017

    Why & How a Truck Accident Lawyer Is Different from Car Wreck Attorney

    In the aftermath of a serious traffic collision, the representation of an attorney can be crucial when it is time to seek financial recovery and justice. However, not any lawyer can successfully represent the victim of any traffic wreck. Different types of accidents – like a truck wreck versus a passenger vehicle crash – can […]

  • October
    31 2017

    New Method for Evaluating Health-Related Quality of Life for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Patients

    While TBI treatments focus on addressing the physical, cognitive and emotional impacts of brain injuries, it can be remarkably challenging for treatments to restore TBI patients’ quality of life. This is due, in part, to the facts that: There is no single tool or instrument that can definitively assess health-related quality of life (HRQoL) for […]

  • October
    27 2017

    Lake Pontchartrain—Clovelly Oil Co.

    With the death of one worker confirmed following the October 15th oil rig explosion on Lake Pontchartrain, the rig’s owner, Clovelly oil Co., has drawn some attention regarding its safety record.  The incident landed seven other workers in the hospital, but it is not Clovelly’s first brush with safety concerns. What happened on October 15? […]

  • October
    26 2017

    Fort Bend 18-Wheeler Crash May Have Released Hazmat Gasses, Raises Key Points about Hazmat Trucking Regulations

    Shortly after 9 am this morning, an 18-wheeler truck crashed into a Japanese restaurant in Fort Bend. The truck driver, who suffered serious injuries in the crash, reportedly died in the hospital from his injuries. Three others who reportedly suffered minor injuries were transported to a local hospital for treatment. According to the Fort Bend […]