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Car Accident Statistics: A Car Accident Attorney Weighs In

Car Accident Statistics: A Car Accident Attorney Weighs In

It seems like every day, as we’re making our way down I-10 or Loop 375 that an accident has closed up half of the road. Some days, it’s a small fender bender, one that a quick trip to the collision repair center can fix. But other days, the accidents are more serious and wrought with […]Read More
18 Wheeler Accidents and Why They Happen

18 Wheeler Accidents and Why They Happen

Last year, there were over 1,000 commercial motor vehicle accidents in the El Paso area alone, according to TxDOT. While the definition of commercial motor vehicle includes buses, it also includes semi trucks and tractor trailers. 18 wheeler accidents are some of the most common on the roads today, and they happen for a number […]Read More
Motorcyclist Killed in Collision with Truck in East El Paso

Motorcyclist Killed in Collision with Truck in East El Paso

The El Paso Times reports here that a motorcyclist traveling at a high rate of speed collided with a truck that failed to yield the right of way. Who is at fault and why would that matter? Texas is a comparative negligence state meaning that the degree of fault, in part, determines the amount a person […]Read More
Safe Driving and When to Get Help from an 18 Wheeler Accident Lawyer

Safe Driving and When to Get Help from an 18 Wheeler Accident Lawyer

When it comes to driving safely on the road, you need to be completely aware of your surroundings. Most often than not, drivers feel like they’re the only people out on the road. This way of thinking is what most commonly results in car accidents. Speeding, swerving in and out of traffic and taking yellow […]Read More
The Important Role the Truck Accident Attorney Plays

The Important Role the Truck Accident Attorney Plays

Cities like El Paso see their fair share of trucks on the daily basis. These vehicles tend to loom over other drivers, casting a large and frightening shadow on the freeways and roads of the city. Although most truck drivers are safe and courteous when they drive, there are instances where truck accidents may occur. […]Read More
Staying Safe at Amusement Parks and State Fairs

Staying Safe at Amusement Parks and State Fairs

Summer isn’t just a popular time of year for ice cream and swimming; nearly all of the amusement parks in the United States see a spike in ticket sales every summer. According to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, nearly 375 million Americans visit an amusement park each year. Also each year, according […]Read More
The Low Down on the 3 Types of Distracted Driving

The Low Down on the 3 Types of Distracted Driving

If you are a basketball fan, you may have heard of the “triple threat”. The triple threat is an offensive stance that players should take any time they have the ball in their hands. This basketball fundamental sets them react quickly by choosing one of three options: dribble, shoot, or pass. There is also a […]Read More
Can Accident Victims Sue the Bar That Served the Alcohol?

Can Accident Victims Sue the Bar That Served the Alcohol?

In 2015, 10,265 people died in alcohol-impaired crashes. That is one person every 51 minutes. And 2016 may have been even deadlier. According to CBS news, the first half of 2016 saw a shocking rise in` DUI accidents, with an average of 28 fatalities per day. While some of these crashes involved drivers who had […]Read More
Autonomous Cars: Convenient or Dangerous?

Autonomous Cars: Convenient or Dangerous?

While the Jetsons was set in 2062, if we plan on having all of their technology by then, cars need to start flying. After all, they already drive themselves. However, since this is fairly new for the non-cartoon world, there are still some bugs to work out and the question remains as to whether or […]Read More
An Injury Lawyer on the United Airlines Fiasco

An Injury Lawyer on the United Airlines Fiasco

If you actively engage with media or social media, there is a good chance that you have heard about the United Airlines Fiasco by now. News sources covered this incident from all different angles, and the world responded with both surprise and indignation. Keep reading to hear an injury lawyer’s take on the United Airlines […]Read More