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January 2018 Archives

Was the collision that took your loved one's life preventable?

If you are one of many Texas residents who has suffered the loss of a loved one in a fatal motor vehicle collision, you understand the utter devastation such tragedies bring. You may even recall exactly where you were and what you were doing when you received the phone call that informed you there had been an accident. Grieving is a unique process for each person, and hopefully you have been able to reach out for support as you learn to go on in life without your family member.

Waco rollover crash seriously injures young girl

Most people traveling on the roads in and around The Woodlands share a relationship with those who are driving them. That relationship ship may lead them the place unequivocal trust in those driver's skills and abilities, leading them to feel a strong sense of safety. Unfortunately, that sense of safety may lead them to overlook certain elements both in and out of their control that could increase the chances of them being seriously injured should a car accident occur. Those elements may include everything from poor driving conditions to the decision not to wear a seat belt. 

Keeping prescription drugs safe

Millions of Americans rely on prescription drugs to maintain health and wellbeing. Fortunately, the country's regulations on these drugs keep most consumers safe and worry-free, but nevertheless there are some drugs that slip through the cracks. Texas, along with the rest of the U.S., follows general safety procedures in regards to dispensing and distributing prescription drugs. When a patient goes through a negative experience with a prescription and did not receive warning of the risks, they may decide to take legal action.

What is negligent entrustment?

Anyone can be involved in an auto accident in The Woodlands. However, such incidents are typically the result of reckless behavior on the part of at least one of the parties involved. If it turns out that the person who caused your car accident had a history of driving problems, you might rightly question why one allowed him or her access to a vehicle in the first place. That question might ultimately extend to whether the person who entrusted him or her with a car can also be held liable for your accident. 

Ways to decrease distracted driving in the new year

Texas readers know that distracted driving will continue to be a problem, despite the fact that drivers are aware of the risk and danger of engaging in that type of behavior. While it may seem that it is impossible to decrease the number of drivers who drive while distracted, it is possible to hold these individuals accountable when they cause harm to others.

Big pharma and the fuel for the opioid crisis

It is now widely known that the opioid epidemic has negatively affected millions of individuals across the nation. Officials in Texas and other states have put various methods in place to combat the widespread problem that places countless individuals in danger every day; some states are even struggling to keep up with the overwhelming numbers of overdoses that occur.