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Eight children have already died in the state of Texas after being left in a hot car. According to the Houston Chronicle, between 1990 and 2018, the Lone Star State led the country in the number of children who died after being left in hot vehicles. During that time, 125 children died in the state after being left in hot cars. In comparison, 93 children died in Florida and 58 children died in California. In…
There is nothing quite as thrilling as riding a motorcycle in the state of Texas. No matter where you ride in the Lone Star State, you are in good company. There are more than 4430,000 registered motorcycles in the state, making it the state with the 3rd highest motorcycle population. Unfortunately, more motorcycles on the road could mean more accidents. In 2016, 5,286 motorcyclists were killed in traffic accidents across the United States. This represented…
Amazon’s fulfillment centers continue to provide a large number of jobs to residents of major cities. These centers work to fulfill online orders and ship them off to customers. Job roles include pulling items from shelves, sorting orders, and preparing them for delivery. This type of warehouse work comes with a risk of injury, specifically repetitive stress syndrome. When this or other injuries occur, you’d think a company the size of Amazon would provide adequate…
Any time you drive on the road, you run the risk of being involved in a car crash. This risk increases on holiday weekends, when travel is on the uptick. Which holiday is the most dangerous for motorists? Is it New Year’s Eve? What about Labor Day? Maybe the 4th of July? Surprisingly, national statistics reveal that the most fatalities occur on Memorial Day weekend, which is just around the corner. In fact, a person
If you are injured by a private party and the injury is a one-time occurrence, the next course of legal action is typically filing a civil suit against the responsible party. The claim journeys through the legal process as usual. However, in situations where a large company creates a defective or harmful product, causing injuries or even death to multiple individuals. In some cases, particularly those involving pharmaceutical drugs or medical devices, hundreds or even…
Driving through a work zone on an interstate is always a little nerve-wracking. Lanes suddenly come to an end, debris is often in the road, and you have to drive in close proximity to other vehicles. As a result of these hazardous conditions mixed with high speeds, fatalities and serious injuries are likely when an accident occurs. One state that’s had its fair share of problems with work zone accidents in Texas. In 2018 alone,…
Many motorists rely too much on their mirrors while driving. While mirrors do help to some degree, they cannot prevent all accidents. That’s because every vehicle has blind spots, which refer to blocked lines of sight. Blind spots cause 800,000 crashes every year in the United States. Of these, approximately 300 lead to fatality. Blind spots can be found directly behind a vehicle, but are often to the side, behind the driver’s left and…
On freeways and roadways in large cities, there are often multiple lanes in both directions. While these lanes allow traffic to move faster, they can also lead to difficulties for some drivers. One common issue is changing lanes. Changing lanes can be more complicated than it looks. While cars are equipped with mirrors, these mirrors do not allow drivers to fully see around them. Blind spots often lurk in the rear of the vehicle and…
When you think of deadly motor vehicle accidents, those involving semi trucks likely come to mind. Semi trucks are huge, often weighing up to 80,000 pounds. Compare this to the average passenger vehicle, which weighs just several thousand pounds. When the two collide, the results can be disastrous. It is not uncommon for a semi truck to cause broken bones, paralysis, head trauma and even death. Like passenger vehicles accidents, semi truck crashes can be…
As consumers, we exchange money for goods and services on a regular, if not daily, basis. When we purchase food at the grocery store, we expect the food to be edible and of high quality. When we buy a new car from a dealership, we expect it to be in top shape and last a decent amount of time. In the event a consumer is misled or tricked into buying something and it does not…