Car Accidents

Tesla Autopilot Technology Causes More Distracted Drivers

Car Accidents

MIT researchers released a study that found that Tesla drivers are more distracted when they use the company’s semi-autonomous Autopilot feature that are in these vehicles. According to the study “drivers glanced more frequently...

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What Is the Worst Month to Drive?

Car Accidents

If you were to guess which month is the riskiest to drive, would you think it is January, when revelers tend to crash on New Year’s Day? Or perhaps July, when the...

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Lower Traffic Count Does Not Affect the Death Count as Expected in Texas

Car Accidents

A story in the Houston Chronicle recently took an in depth look at how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the rate of serious injuries and deaths on highways throughout the state of...

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More than 600 Pedestrians Died in Texas Last Year

Pedestrian Accidents

Yes, you read that right. Over 600 pedestrians died in Texas last year. What is more, the long-term trend in Texas and throughout the United States is ominous for pedestrian deaths and...

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Car Accidents are the Leading Cause of Death Among Healthy US Citizens

Car Accidents

I have a confession to make.  When it comes to facts, figures and statistics, I am a real nerd.  It seems throughout my whole life I have been looking for facts that...

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Deaths from Cars Running Red Lights are at a 10-Year High

Car Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Truck Accidents

According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the number of people killed in automobile and truck wrecks from drivers running red lights reached a 10 year high in 2017. Continual increasing...

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Older Drivers are More Likely to be Distracted by Technology

Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Recent News

According to AAA, older drivers are more likely to be distracted while driving when using in-vehicle technology than their counterparts. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety and the University of Utah released...

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Study Shows Women at Higher Risk Than Men in Car Wrecks

Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries, Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Recent News, Wrongful Death

Study Shows Women at Higher Risk Than Men in Car Wrecks We have all heard about gender gaps in different areas of our lives. Differences in our elected leaders, job types, and...

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Tips and Tricks for Cross-Examining a Defendant Driver

Car Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury

One of the most critical moments in a car accident personal injury trial is the cross-examination of the defendant driver. Often, a capable personal injury attorney can expose traffic violations and other...

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Update on the Unfair Insurance Tactic of Swoop and Settle in Texas

Bicycle Accident, Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents

Earlier last month, I wrote about another reason not to talk to an insurance adjuster. In that blog, I wrote about testimony that I provided to the Texas House Insurance Committee on...

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