1. More People Are Likely To Die From Opioid Overdose Than Car Accident

    Opioid Overdose Exceeds Car Accidents For the first time ever, Americans are more likely to die of an accidental opioid overdose than in a motor vehicle crash, according to a new report from the National Safety Council. Car crashes were higher than drug overdoses for decades. Both are preventable injuries. The group calculates that the chance of dying from an opioid overdose has increased to 1 i…Read More

  2. Why Do I Need A Car Accident Attorney ? Why Can’t I Just Handle It Without a Lawyer?

    So you've been in an accident and don't know whether you should call your insurance company, call your mother, or last on your mind... call a lawyer. Why do you need a lawyer if the insurance company is going to pay you?   The answer- because they're in the business of not paying claims, it's their business to keep money, to make money, it's a risk business. A lawyer will have knowledge of law a…Read More

  3. Man in Critical Condition Following a 7-Vehicle Crash

    Man in Cement Truck Crash A man was driving a cement truck for Ernst Concrete when he crashed. The crash occurred  Jan. 8 2019 and involved a cement truck, three motorcycles, and three other vehicles. The cement truck overturned, entrapping the man beneath it. Investigators are trying to piece together what caused the collisions. There are no indications any drivers were impaired at this early…Read More

  4. What is the Mental Health Effect of a Car Accident?

    Emotions are High in a Car Wreck When you think of a car accident you immediately think of words like "whiplash", personal injury, property damage and the immediate effects of a car crash but what about the mental effects of the car wreck? Those things that you also recognize as "pain and suffering" and intentional infliction of emotional distress are also relevant factors in assessing the damages…Read More

  5. Distracted Intoxicated UPS driver with Alcohol, Marijuana, Caused Multi-Vehicle Car Crash

    A UPS truck driver is accused of having an open container of alcohol as well as marijuana Friday night when his truck hit three vehicles and causing a multivehicle car crash. Passengers in the vehicles hit by the UPS truck were transported to various hospitals, police said.  Charges against the UPS driver, whose identity was not revealed, are pending the results of laboratory tests, police said. …Read More

  6. Truck Accidents Differ From Auto Accidents

    When someone is in an auto accident that involves a truck, they might wrongly believe that there is no difference between accidents involving cars and those involving trucks. When a truck is involved in a collision, it is typically more serious and the consequences are worse for both drivers. When you are hit by a truck, your risks for injury are much greater than they would be in the average car …Read More

  7. Community Reacts to Deaths of Kids in Fiery Crash

    The five children killed in a fiery Florida highway crash on their way to Walt Disney World have been identified along with the two truck drivers who also died. The crash happened Thursday. The Christian Family Worship Center in Mansura held a vigil to honor the children and pray for their families. One of the children who was killed in the crash, 13-year-old Cara Descant, was in the 8th grade. He…Read More

  8. Children in Church Van Killed in Florida Crash Were Headed to Disney

    The church van packed with children was headed south -- with just an hour to go before reaching Walt Disney World after a 700-mile trip from Louisiana -- when it got caught in a fiery pileup involving two 18-wheelers that killed seven people, including five of the youngsters. On Friday, investigators were trying to determine what triggered the accident the previous afternoon on Interstate 75 near …Read More

  9. Dallas Car Accident Claims Life of Women

    A woman died in a single vehicle accident Saturday morning in Dallas, police say. Dallas police arrived to an accident on I-35 NB and Royal Lane around 2:30 a.m. The single vehicle accident involved two women in a gray Land Rover. Both women were rushed to the hospital. One of the women, age 32, was pronounced dead at the hospital, according to police. A Tarrant County medical examiner identified…Read More