The construction industry is particularly dangerous for those who work on different jobsites. Everything from heavy equipment and machinery to working in trenches and at high elevations can pose incredible risks, especially when safety protocols are not followed correctly.
When a car accident results in pedestrian injuries, the victim and their loved ones are left dealing with the repercussions. These roadway accidents are incredibly traumatic and can often result in costly medical expenses.
Each day, many commercial vehicles take to the roadways. Commercial vehicles include a company car, truck, van, bus, or 18-wheeler used by employees or agents of a business. Though these vehicles are intended for work purposes, the chances of a motor vehicle accident occurring are similar to those of non-commercial vehicles. Recently, a commercial semi-truck was involved in a multi-vehicle accident just after the Christmas holiday.
Accidents at work or on worksites can often be a cause for concern, especially in industries like the oil and gas industry. Oilfield and oil rig related accidents can often be severe in nature, can cause catastrophic injuries, and can even result in death. Recently, a hot oiler truck explosion caused a fire in Midland, Texas.
When an accident happens, it can leave many still feeling the effects for several months afterward. Motorcycle accidents, in particular, can be rather devastating, as these vehicles don’t offer the same protections from the road that other motor vehicles have. In fact, a recent motorcycle and SUV collision sadly caused the rider to suffer fatal injuries.
It’s no secret that vaping has been on the rise since 2010. The use of e-cigarettes has been marketed as an alternative to smoking, though it seems using these devices can sometimes be just as dangerous. In fact, more than 2,000 hospital patients have been diagnosed with lung damage after vaping; and, Lubbock is not immune from the dangers and side effects posed by JUUL and other vaping devices.
Car accidents can be pretty terrifying. Unfortunately, however, they are fairly common and can happen when we least expect it. A local case involving a deadly crash that occurred over the summer is finally getting some closure after a local man accused of causing the incident by racing was indicted.
Imagine driving down the highway and seeing a car headed straight for you. With only seconds to react, a collision with a wrong way driver is almost always catastrophic. Driving the wrong way against the flow of traffic happens more often than most people think, and the resulting wrong way crashes are often some of…