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Head-on collision kills man

Car Accidents

Head-on collision kills man

The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced that man’s death after a two-car car accident near the small town of Athens. According to their reports, the fatal incident took place on Jan. 21 around 1:30 p.m. The accident happened on Loop 7 in Athens. A 37-year-old male resident of the area was driving a […]

Trent Kelly
February 4, 2015
Facts about whiplash injuries

Car Accidents

Facts about whiplash injuries

Texas drivers who have been in an automobile accident may be at risk for a type of injury known as whiplash. Whiplash may have serious effects on the health and well-being of the person who suffers from it. The debility from the injury may last for only a short time, or it might remain permanently. […]

Trent Kelly
January 19, 2015
Christmas Eve crash kills 1, injures 2

Car Accidents

Christmas Eve crash kills 1, injures 2

Law enforcement officials in Harris County took a man into custody in relation to a fatal accident involving two vehicles in Houston. Officials suspect that the man, 31, was impaired and running a red light when he caused the accident. According to Houston police, the 31-year-old man was driving a Chevrolet Aveo at high speeds […]

Trent Kelly
January 6, 2015
Students critically injured after head-on collision

Car Accidents

Students critically injured after head-on collision

On Nov. 30, five Texas A&M students were severely injured in a head-on crash. The car accident happened along State Highway 105 in Montgomery County at about 8:30 p.m. while the students were all in a red Hyundai going westbound. When the driver of a pickup truck traveling in the opposite direction crossed the centerline […]

Trent Kelly
December 9, 2014
How does comparative fault work in Texas?

Car Accidents

How does comparative fault work in Texas?

Many things in life aren’t simple, and determining liability in car accidents is sometimes one of them. Although many people tend to think of car accidents as being the fault of either one person or another, there are often multiple at-fault parties and special liability rules apply in such cases. In-car accident cases, an individual who […]

Trent Kelly
December 1, 2014
Drivers need to take responsibility for risks of distracted driving

Car Accidents, Distracted Driving

Drivers need to take responsibility for risks of distracted driving

A recent column in the Dallas Morning News provides a bit of a reflection on the frustrating reality of distracted driving in Texas. Readers surely all know that Texas has passed specific laws regulating the use of cell phones while driving. These rules include several categories of drivers. First of all, all drivers are banned […]

Trent Kelly
July 25, 2014
Conference addresses problem of distracted driving in Texas

Car Accidents, Distracted Driving

Conference addresses problem of distracted driving in Texas

With roughly 3,000 Texas dying every year due to roadway accidents, law enforcement officials and safety experts are continually attempting to come up with new strategies and efforts to increase traffic safety. Last month, San Antonio hosted what is known as the Traffic Safety Conference, which involves a collaboration of experts in transportation safety. The […]

Trent Kelly
June 6, 2014
Damages: an important aspect of motor vehicle accident litigation

Car Accidents, Truck Accidents Archives

Damages: an important aspect of motor vehicle accident litigation

Motor vehicle accidents can involve some pretty serious accidents, particularly when large vehicles are involved. When a large truck or other commercial vehicle crashes into smaller vehicles at high speeds, the costs can be great. Although sources do not tell us the extent of the injuries, a Jefferson County woman is reportedly suing for injuries […]

Trent Kelly
May 7, 2014
Study: Drugged driving increasing fast, outpacing drunk driving

Car Accidents, Drunk Driving Accidents

Study: Drugged driving increasing fast, outpacing drunk driving

Researchers have found a disturbing upward trend in drug-related fatal traffic accidents. They warn, however, that the data comes from just six states, the only states that routinely run toxicology tests on drivers involved in fatal crashes. Texas is not one of those states, but that does not mean that Texans should not pay attention. […]

Trent Kelly
February 7, 2014
Who is responsible for an accident during icy conditions?

Car Accidents

Who is responsible for an accident during icy conditions?

The icy conditions in the area can lead to all kinds of accidents and injuries. But, these icy conditions can cause confusion as to who is responsible and insurance companies can use this confusion to their advantage. The first thing to remember is that not all car wrecks are the result of negligence – this […]

Trent Kelly
January 28, 2014