Anyone who drives a vehicle in Texas and almost everyone who rides in one should be aware that Texas has a law that makes seat belts required for occupants of vehicles that are traveling on the roadways. While many people put on these safety belts, some people opt to not wear them. That could prove to be a devastating blow to anyone who is involved in an accident.
Getting into a car accident can lead to several possible outcomes. One of those is that you won't be hurt at all. Another is that you will suffer from injuries. The final one is that you will be killed in the accident. Crush injuries are one type of injury that might interest our Texas readers because the effects of this type of accident can range from mild bruising up to death.
Readers of our blog already know that we don't think anyone should have to deal with paying medical bills and other damages when he or she is injured in an accident caused by someone else. While some of the injuries that might be suffered in an automobile accident might be minor, others can have a lasting impact on the victim's life. The same is true with injuries caused by defective products, including faulty medical devices, and medical malpractice or negligence.
Being involved in a car accident often means being jostled around in the car. In some cases, it can mean hitting your face on the dashboard or other items in the vehicle. This impact could lead to a dental emergency if a tooth is knocked out or damaged in the accident. Our readers in Texas might like to know some basic information about dental emergencies so they can be prepared if they are in an accident.
With Christmas right around the corner and New Year's Eve following right behind it, this is the perfect time to remind our readers that following state laws pertaining to driving can help to keep everyone on the roadways safe. Texas has a variety of laws that drivers might need a refresher course on.
Texas motorists have a right to use roadways throughout the state without being injured by careless or impaired drivers. Under Texas laws, motorists have a duty to exercise reasonable care while operating their vehicles so that they do not cause injury or death to others. Actions such as texting and driving or driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs are clear examples of actions most people would consider unnecessarily dangerous.
Anyone who reads our blog on a regular basis knows just how devastating automobile accidents can be. In the last couple of weeks alone, we have talked about wrongful death claims, semi-truck accidents and a pregnant woman who was killed along with her unborn son at the hands of a drunk driver. All of those combined show what a big problem automobile accidents are in Texas.
Officials from the Texas Department of Public Safety have said that a woman died in an accident on Sept. 8 in which her car was hit by a truck. The crash happened on State Highway 114. In the wake of the accident, the road had to be closed to traffic for a few hours.
A young man from Florida moved to Texas because he wanted to become a musician. He felt that Texas would offer him the opportunity to chase that dream. However, when the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team came to Texas to play the Rangers, he just had to go see his old hometown team. The game was on Tuesday, Aug. 12.
Breaking reports indicate that a young man who used to play for the Texas A&M Aggies suffered serious injuries in a car accident. The man was apparently trapped in the car after the crash, and the car then caught on fire. This caused him to get at least second degree burns on both his right leg and his right arm. In addition, he also broke his left leg.