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Car Accidents Caused By Sleep Deprivation

By The West Law Office |

Experts suggest that adults need 7-9 hours of sleep per night. However, more than 30% sleep fewer than seven hours a night on a regular basis. Many drivers think they can function well on little sleep, but the statistics show otherwise. Sixteen percent of fatal car accidents are caused by drowsy driving. Sleep is… Read More »

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Man Killed In Pedestrian Crash After Car Becomes Disabled

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Being a pedestrian can be dangerous. Drivers do not always yield to people crossing roads. They may be distracted or drunk. In some cases, they are in a hurry. Vision is another issue, as it can be hard to see someone crossing the road in the dark late at night. A man was killed… Read More »

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Texas Woman Arrested After Attempting To Hit Man With Car

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Most car accidents are just that—accidental. However, there are some cases where crashes happen deliberately. Sometimes people get mad and use their vehicles as weapons as they try to run over a victim. In some cases, they’re successful, causing serious injuries or death. Other times, they are caught and arrested before they cause significant… Read More »

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Pedestrian Laws In Texas

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Whether you are a pedestrian or a motorist, you may be confused about pedestrian laws in Texas. For example, there is a saying that the pedestrian always has the right of way, but is this true? What are your responsibilities as a motorist? What are things that pedestrians are and are not allowed to… Read More »

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Texas Auto Accident Statistics

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Car accidents are an everyday occurrence, and they happen quite a lot in Texas. In fact, Texas ranks #1 for car accident fatalities. In fact, based on crashes reported in 2019, the average is that one person dies every two hours and 25 minutes from car accidents, with one person injured every two minutes… Read More »

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Reckless Driver Killed After Colliding With Semi Truck In Houston

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Many drivers are in a hurry and they take out their rage on others. They traverse the roadways in a reckless manner, weaving in and out of lanes and speeding. One person was recently killed in a reckless driving accident on the Katy Freeway in Houston. The fatal accident occurred on the evening of… Read More »

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Determining Slip And Fall Risk Based On Shoe Tread

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We often look at tire tread to determine how safe our vehicle is and how much traction the tires have to stop. Tread isn’t just important for cars and trucks, though. It’s also a good way to indicate how safe our shoes are. Many workplace injuries are caused by slips and falls. While a… Read More »

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Texas Woman Files Lawsuit After Husband Dies While Working On Turbine

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Nobody wants to get a call about their spouse dying at work but unfortunately, that happened to a Texas woman. The woman recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit after her husband died while working on a wind turbine. The woman filed a lawsuit against Sentry Electrical Group in the Tom Green County court after… Read More »

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Car Accidents Caused By Medical Conditions

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In some cases, it’s easy to identify the cause of a car accident. A driver was drunk or not following traffic laws. Someone was driving while texting or talking on the phone. However, some car crashes are caused by medical conditions. A person may have a chronic condition that can cause them to lose… Read More »

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Dangers Of Grass Clippings To Motorcyclists

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As a motorcyclist, you may be trained to avoid dangers on the road such as potholes, ice, oil slicks, puddles, and gravel. But are you aware of the dangers of grass clippings? Yes, you may be surprised to know that grass clippings have caused many injuries to motorcyclists. You may not have ever been… Read More »

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