Houston Personal Injury Attorney - Posts from January 2018

  • 2017 Brake Safety Day Testing Results Reveals Many Violations

    Every year, thousands of vehicles with faulty braking systems remain on the road without the awareness of drivers. Faulty braking systems contribute to an increased number of auto accidents, including rear-end collisions and fatalities in dangerous or unsafe driving conditions. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), a coalition of industry representatives and local, sta ...

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  • Paying for Medical Care After a Car Accident

    Any type of traumatic injury can require ongoing medical care for some time—and car accident injuries are no different. You may need emergency treatment right after the accident, but during the following weeks, your doctor may suggest follow-up visits, visits to specialists, surgeries, physical therapy, and more. You may also need medications and medical equipment while you recover.

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  • Crashes Are Common in Road Work Zones

    Road construction work helps maintain important infrastructure. Motorists need it to maintain, repair, and improve roads, bridges, and highways, which can fall into dangerous states of disrepair with time. However, the very nature of the construction process interrupts normal driving patterns and creates a serious risk of accidents.

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  • Distracted Drivers Pose a Serious Risk to Motorcyclists

    According to a recent study, distracted drivers cause about 16 percent of highway deaths—to say nothing of catastrophic injuries, which can leave victims paralyzed or fighting for their lives. If you like to ride a motorcycle, then you are particularly vulnerable to injuries from a distracted driver, so always practice smart defensive driving.

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  • Can Truckers Use Cell Phones?

    Your answer: It depends on the phone. In 2011, the U.S. Department of Transportation cracked down on truckers using cell phones and prohibited the use of hand-held devices. However, truckers can still use hands-free cell phones while driving, and they can also use hand-held devices if they pull over to the side of the road before beginning a conversation.

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