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2013

Blog Posts in 2013

  • Texas Still A Leader In Teen Driver Car Accident Fatalities

    Motor vehicle accidents are still a primary cause of death for teens behind the wheel. Texas is still among the highest in teen driving fatalities, with only three states in the nation reporting more. While this is down slightly from last year (second highest), Corpus Christi and other Texas cities have continued to report some of the highest numbers of teen auto collision deaths in the nation. In ...
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  • Will Corpus Christi Distracted Driver Law Reduce Car Accidents?

    Recently in Corpus Christi, a new city law passed that imposes a $500 fine if the police spot a driver using a cell phone. For years, car accident attorneys in Corpus Christi and across the country have been seeing more cases involving driver distraction. In our previous blog posts, we have discussed how prevalent the problem has become. In this day and age, everyone is tied to their smartphones. ...
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  • Motor Vehicle Crashes Remain The Leading Cause Of Death In Children

    “Every hour, nearly 150 children between the ages of 0 and 19 are treated in emergency departments for injuries sustained in motor vehicle crashes. More children ages 5-19 die from crash-related injuries than from any other type of injury.” – National Center for Injury Prevention and Control As personal injury attorneys, we see many car accident cases. Without a doubt, some of the most tragic are ...
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  • Important Motorcycle Accident Facts

    A motorcycle crash can be devastating for victims. Aside from the debilitating physical injuries, such as spinal cord and brain injury, that can result from a motorcycle accident, injury victims will also rack up expensive medical bills and may have to take time off work while they are recovering. Sadly, most motorcycle accidents could have been prevented if motorcyclists and the operators of ...
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  • Product Liability Claims

    Product liability claims are filed by people who have sustained injuries while using defective consumer products. Product defects can occur during the design, manufacturing or marketing phases of a product’s lifespan. No matter what type of defect caused your injuries, consulting with an attorney experienced handling these types of claims is essential to ensuring you receive the compensation you ...
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  • Truck Accident Lawyer In Corpus Christi Delivers Results Through Experience

    Each year in the U.S., over 75,000 people suffer serious and catastrophic injuries in large truck accidents. Proving negligence on the part of the truck driver or trucking company in an 18-wheeler accident case, however, is often problematic and requires immediate action in order to preserve crucial evidence in the case. That is why it is so important to consult with an attorney who is experienced ...
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  • What to Expect in Oilfield Injury Cases

    Oil workers who are injured on the job may file a lawsuit that falls under the category of oilfield injury cases. Due to the nature of the work involved in offshore injury cases, oil workers face a unique set of challenges to proving that they deserve compensation for their injuries. Even with the right safety measures in place, oilfield accidents and explosions often occur due to the negligence ...
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  • What If I'm In A Car Accident With An Uninsured Motorist?

    One of the biggest problems you can run into if you’re in a car accident is if the at-fault driver doesn’t have insurance. What can you do? When there is no insurance, it looks like your only option to recover is to sue the at-fault driver personally. But if that driver doesn’t have money or assets to pay for your damages, then in most cases, you would recover little or nothing even if you won in ...
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  • Three Times The Population Of Corpus Christi On A Cell Phone While Driving?

    Corpus Christi car accident lawyers are seeing more and more cases involving distracted driving. April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and NHTSA has released nationwide survey data about how prevalent and dangerous this behavior is. According to this latest survey, at any time during daylight hours, 660,000 drivers (over three times the population of Corpus Christi) are holding ...
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  • Traffic Fatalities Increasing On Eagle Ford Shale Roads

    A long suspected trend has more statistics to back it up: As the Eagle Ford Shale oil boom continues to grow, the oil field roads between Corpus Christi and San Antonio are becoming more and more deadly. According to a new report by the Texas Department of Transportation just released last Friday, in the 23-county Eagle Ford Shale area, fatal traffic accidents have increased 40%, with 248 ...
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