Uber, the rideshare company, was founded in 2009. Uber’s primary competitor, Lyft, was established in 2012. These rideshare companies are rapidly changing the way many of us travel, and apparently, they’re also saving lives. In 2014, Uber conducted research to determine if rideshare services were having any effect on drunk driving in Seattle. Before Uber […]
Motorcycling is dangerous, and this is something even experienced motorcycle riders are not embarrassed to admit it. You simply can’t stop someone else from driving dangerously, and if you are on a motorcycle, your protection from any danger is minimal. Some modest motorcycle safety advances have recently been achieved, but motorcycles will never be as […]
Dallas, Texas also known as “Big D” is one of the largest and most populated cities in Texas and the United States. In 2014, there was a total of 27,634 car crashes in the city, resulting in numerous injuries and deaths. This infographic illustrates these statistics, the types of injuries that were sustained, and the […]
In Louisiana, Rebekah Bowers Sanders and her husband know well the suffering that drunk drivers can inflict on others. In 2015, a drunk driver severely injured Sanders and her husband near Paris, Texas, as they were driving to Tulsa for her sister’s wedding.
They never arrived.
Instead, they suffered combined rib, limb, eye socket, wrist, shoulder, hip, […]
As you probably already know, this year’s NFL Super Bowl game – the fiftieth Super Bowl – features the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos on Sunday, February 7, at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Like New Year’s Eve and the Fourth of July, Super Bowl Sunday has evolved into one of the nation’s […]
According to the Texas Department of Transportation, Texans traveled a total of 248.824 billion miles in 2014. With a number this high, car accidents are happening at an alarming rate and Texas is the leading in state in the nation for car accident fatalities. There has not been a single deathless day on Texas roads […]
An epidemic slowly emerging across the nation, is the magnitude of the drugged driving problem we are facing in today’s society. With no widespread, consistent data collection among the states, as there is for drunk driving, we are only beginning to understand the enormity of the issue.
Drugged driving destroys lives, and yet as a choice […]
What is the real cost of traffic accidents? No matter how you try to figure it, it’s a cost that simply cannot finally be calculated. We do, however, know that the costs of traffic accidents are increasing, and concerns about those costs are growing. According to the World Health Organization, the best estimate is that […]
Personal injury trials are actually rare in Texas. Most personal injury cases are settled out-of-court through informal negotiations, saving everyone involved both time and money. If the parties cannot reach an agreement, a case may go to trial, but before any personal injury case goes to trial in Texas, there’s a procedure called “discovery.” Discovery […]
When you file a personal injury claim in Texas, simply saying that another party’s negligence makes you “feel” illness or discomfort is not enough. In some cases, you’ll need to produce an expert who can actually prove that you’ve been made ill or discomforted. Before you take any other action, if you have been injured […]