The Dangers of Using Forklifts | Forklift Injuries | Lubbock, TX

The Dangers of Using Forklifts

One of the most useful machines in a number of industries, including construction, warehousing, and manufacturing, is the forklift. When used properly, a forklift can go a long way toward preventing a number of common workplace injuries by limiting the amount of lifting workers have to do. However, forklifts also carry a number of safety risks that…

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Texas Oilfield

The Dangers of Working in Texas Oilfields

It’s difficult to overstate the danger inherent in working in a Lubbock, Texas oilfield; oil work is a difficult profession dealing with dangerous chemicals and sometimes difficult conditions. The inherent danger, combined with an oil and gas boom in which companies are trying to squeeze ever-larger profits out of each worker means there have been numerous accidents in Lubbock oilfields, leading to a great number of injuries and even some fatalities.

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Where Broadside Collisions Most Commonly Occur

Where Broadside Collisions Most Commonly Occur

Broadside collisions are a common vehicle accident across the U.S. that, due to their nature, create a high risk for severe injuries and death. These car crashes are also more commonly known as T-bone accidents. Most are caused by driver negligence because the at-fault party wasn’t paying attention and could have prevented the collision. Broadside…

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Signs of a Dangerous Truck Driver

Signs of a Dangerous Truck Driver

After working on countless accident cases, our truck accident lawyers have worked on numerous cases involving dangerous drivers. From speeding to stopping suddenly to running stop signs, there are many obvious warning signs when someone on the road is engaging in reckless driving behavior. Those behaviors are dangerous for everyone on or near the roads,…

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Paramedics and firefighters

Common Truck Accident Injuries

Abdominal and Torso Injuries: One of the most common causes of Lubbock truck accident fatalities is internal injuries to major organs, including liver, kidneys, pancreas, and bladder. Internal injuries from abdominal trauma can be difficult for medical staff to detect and treat. Sometimes these injuries are the result of fractured or broken ribs, which are…

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Injury symptoms after a car accident

Injury Symptoms After a Car Accident

Texas is the largest state in the contiguous United States and covers a lot of ground in motor vehicles of all types. In fact, Texas has approximately 683,533 road miles, almost double that of the next state. Whether we are commuting to and from work or on a road trip with friends or family, we…

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Common Household Products that Cause Burns

Common Household Products that Cause Burns

When we are in our homes, we usually feel safe. We don’t often think about the dangers lurking where we live and relax with our loved ones; however, many different items in a residence can cause a burn injury. It’s important to be aware of the common household products that cause burns so you can…

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Lubbock Has One of the Highest Traffic Fatalities Per Capita in the Country

Lubbock Has One of the Highest Traffic Fatalities Per Capita in the Country

Lubbock covers 135.9 square miles and has a population of over 300,000. Yet, despite its small-town charm, our city is the 11th largest in Texas and among the top 100 most populated cities in the country. Lubbock’s population has increased 14.84% since the 2010 census and is only continuing to grow, seeing consistent growth since…

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