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August 2011 Archives

Texas spinal cord victim sues city for catastrophic crash

Many of us have had that bad day on the road. We are on our way to or from work when a tire goes flat. Or, maybe you notice smoke under the hood and decide to stop for safety's sake. Or, like one Texas woman, maybe your car just decides to stall completely, and you are forced to pull off the road.

Change in truck industry could mean more danger in El Paso

Many of the personal injury or wrongful death cases we discuss on this Texas blog involve the commercial trucking industry. Wrecks involving trucks are often some of the most severe, which is why improving safety within the industry is of such importance in Texas and throughout the country.

Texas couple killed on what was their last motorcycle ride

An evening motorcycle ride with your spouse sounds like a nice date. Unfortunately, people's innocent, beautiful plans are interrupted every day by tragedy. Texas officials are investigating one such tragedy, a motorcycle crash, that occurred last Thursday.

El Paso worker injured in industrial accident

The majority of this blog has been devoted to car accidents, motorcycle accidents, wrongful death and other tragedies caused from negligence. This post is a bit different, as it's about a different type of personal injury case that affects many Texans every year.

Another Texas motorcyclist killed by carelessness

When two vehicles are involved in a minor collision, the motorists typically walk away from the accident unscathed because the vehicles are capable of absorbing most of the force from the impact. When a car or truck collides with a motorcycle, even at a low rate of speed, the consequences can be deadly for the biker since he is not protected from the impact in a motorcycle accident.

Texas study: Red light cameras are lifesavers, not ticket traps

With any new tool or strategy used by law enforcement or the Texas legal system in general, it is natural for critics to voice their concerns. Will the new system be cost-efficient? Most importantly, will the new system be effective in combating a reasonable problem in the state? Will the new system violate Texas citizens' rights?

Early morning car accident in El Paso kills one, injures others

A person's life can change in a split second. Many of us have learned that lesson the hard way. Some, however, don't get to live to learn the lesson, when a split moment means the difference between life and death. Such is the case for a woman who died in an El Paso car accident on Sunday.

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