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Texas Law Changes in 2022

Published on Dec 16, 2021 at 7:21 pm in Legal Information.
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Going into a new year can bring many changes. No matter what is changing in your life, though, you’ll want at least one thing to stay constant—being up to date on the laws within your state. It’s important to know which laws are changing as you ring in the new year so you can stay […]

What Percent of Collisions Is Caused by a Driver Error?

Published on Dec 9, 2021 at 3:24 pm in Car Accidents.
Phone GPS on car dash

Car accidents are caused by all kinds of situations. After you’ve been in a crash, some of your first thoughts are likely wondering if you’re hurt, what kinds of damages you sustained, and what you need to do next. Another one of your thoughts is probably wondering what caused this to happen. There are many […]

Do’s and Don’ts of Car Maintenance

Published on Dec 9, 2021 at 2:38 pm in Car Accidents.
Person working on car engine

Every car owner should make routine maintenance a top priority. If you don’t get your vehicle serviced at the recommended intervals, performance will eventually start to decline. Poor upkeep also makes you more likely to be involved in a car crash. Here are the biggest do’s and dont’s of car maintenance.

Who Do I Sue If I’m in a Construction Accident?

Published on Nov 18, 2021 at 10:37 pm in Work Accidents.

On a construction site, it’s the responsibility of the general contractor to provide a safe work environment for everyone on site. If you have been hurt, you want answers. You need to know why and how the accident occurred. You need to know that the same harm will not happen to a coworker. And you […]

Can You Get a DUI Riding a Bicycle?

Published on Nov 17, 2021 at 5:04 pm in Bicycle Accidents.
Bicycle leaning on wall

Driving a vehicle while under the influence is illegal and everyone knows that. Because of that, some people might instead decide to ride a bike to and from the bar, or whenever they’re drunk, in the hopes that this is more legal than getting behind the wheel. But getting behind the handlebars and pedaling while […]

How Often Do Oil Field Injuries Happen in the Permian Basin?

Published on Nov 10, 2021 at 7:23 pm in Oil Field Injuries.
How Often Do Oil Field Injuries Happen in the Permian Basin

Much has occurred in the Permian Basin since the first commercial oil well was drilled 100 years ago this year⁠—in 1921 in Mitchell County. Across a century of booms and busts, ultimately pushing the U.S. to the top spot in global oil production in 2019, Texans have poured time, resources, technological innovation, and a whole […]

Finding Creative Ways to Crack Down on Speeding

Published on Nov 9, 2021 at 10:58 pm in Car Accidents.
Finding Creative Ways to Crack Down on Speeding

It is a conspicuous fact that speeding is a big problem for U.S. drivers. Research by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) determined that speeding has been involved in approximately one-third of all motor vehicle fatalities for the past two decades. And according to the National Safety Council (NSC), 2020 saw the highest vehicle […]

The New Dangerous Way Drivers Are Distracted: Videoconferencing

Published on Nov 4, 2021 at 3:30 pm in Car Accidents.
The New Dangerous Way Drivers Are Distracted - Videoconferencing

Zooming and driving? Ohio state senator Andrew Brenner made headlines this year for some questionable behind-the-wheel behavior. A May 2021 news story revealed nearly 13 minutes of video footage showing Brenner attending a state board meeting against the backdrop of a home office—with a seatbelt across his chest. The senator defended his actions by claiming […]

What Are the Most Dangerous Roads in New Mexico?

Published on Oct 28, 2021 at 2:42 pm in Car Accidents.
New Mexico roads

In 2019, New Mexico ranked third on a list of states with the most crashes and fatalities in the United States. Within the state, Interstate 40 was listed as having the highest crash rate, averaging 34 crashes annually. (To learn more about the busiest interstates in New Mexico, see our earlier blog post here.) These […]

5 Technology Advancements Motorcyclists Should Know About

Published on Oct 22, 2021 at 1:22 pm in Motorcycle Accidents.
Motorcyclist riding motorcycle on road

Those who ride know that there is nothing quite like seeing the world from the seat of a motorcycle. This up-close, open-air style of travel offers sights, smells, sounds, and sensations that drivers of enclosed passenger vehicles never get to experience. And the tilts, leans, turns, and curves that come with riding make many riders […]

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