accident victims

Why You Should Hire a Personal Injury Attorney Even If You Have Insurance

It’s a common misconception that an insurance company will take care of and properly represent its policyholder’s interests should the need arise. After a car accident, most people expect their insurance provider to work for them, the insured. Unfortunately, policyholders often discover in critical times of need that their insurance provider is not on their…

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Teen Drivers

Are Larger Cars Safer for Teen Drivers?

Receiving a driver’s license is a rite of passage for American teenagers. For parents of teen drivers, this license symbolizes more than just the end of carpool. As exciting as this time period can be for both parents and teens, safety must remain a top priority as new drivers begin to experience the freedom of…

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driving fatigued

The Dangers of Fatigued Driving

Whether it’s due to getting up early for the morning commute, staying up late working on a big project, or just simply not getting enough sleep—we probably drive drowsy more often than we think. Generally, this wouldn’t be very alarming. Driving drowsy isn’t the same as driving under the influence, right? What most drivers and…

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Car Safety Features

Car Safety Features Could Prevent Fatal Accidents

Improvements in motor vehicle design are a luxury provided by technological advancements, including car safety features. By federal government mandate, all motor vehicles must be equipped with standard car safety features – such as airbags, seatbelts, and most recently, back-up cameras – in new car models. A recent study found additional safety features could provide…

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Not at fault car accident

Not Your Fault? What to Do After Being Hit in a Lubbock Car Accident

Anytime a person is involved in an auto accident, it can be a traumatic experience. For those hit by a negligent driver, the accident can take an even greater emotional toll. Every year across the country there are more than six million reported car accidents. Many Texas drivers must commute over long stretches of roads…

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Motorcycle at sunset

The Texas Tort Claims Act and Motorcycle Lawsuits

Typically, lawsuits against government entities are barred by sovereign immunity. However, under the Texas Tort Claims Act, the government can lose its immunity for liability for certain claims, including personal injury. When a government employee operates a vehicle negligently – either their personal vehicle or a government-issued motor vehicle – the usually immune sovereign can…

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Work Zone Auto Accidents

Work Zone Auto Safety Tips

At any given time in the state of Texas, there are around 2,500 active work zones where construction is being performed on state roads. For construction workers, surrounding traffic poses a serious risk for injury, and motorists need to exercise extra caution when driving near and/or through work zones.

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Taxicab accidents

Taxicab Accidents in Texas

At any given time, thousands of taxicabs travel the streets and highways all over Texas. People use them to get back and forth to work, to get to a doctor’s appointment, to enjoy a night out without having to worry about driving or many other reasons.In their constant effort to make a profit, some taxi drivers try to pick up and drop off as many passengers is possible in the shortest possible time frame. Quite often, either the driver or the passenger is in a hurry and the combination of time pressures, traffic and distractions can lead to accidents, which in turn may cause serious injuries to passengers, other drivers, bicyclists and even pedestrians.

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