A shocking amount of people are injured in accidents that are not their fault but sometimes they dont reach out to an experienced personal injury attorney to get advice about their legal rights. So how do you know when you need to call a personal injury attorney?
According to a report from the United States Department of Justice, approximately 50,000 people were sexually assaulted while they were at work in 2009. If you have been a victim of sexual assault in the workplace, it's important to know your rights.
Trucking accidents are some of the most terrifying crashes. Imagine this: A car runs into the side of an 18-wheeler and crashes underneath, where many of its safety features (seatbelts, airbags) are useless. The top of the vehicle could be ripped off; in many cases, the occupants are killed. Many times this happens when a lane change is made at an unsafe time.
Car accidents kill thousands of people each year in Texas. That's a pretty frightening statistic, but when you start to realize that number is only accounting for deaths and not injuries, it can be even more terrifying. Tens of thousands of people are injured throughout the state, and some of those injuries life-threatening and permanent.
A bus stop is considered a safe place for children to gather before going to school. But, the central location of bus stops on busy roadways can also create a danger for children. Parents want to know their kids' wellbeing is assured at a bus stop, but a lack of supervision at the stop and distracted drivers on the road can create a precarious situation.
The population of Texas is expected to double by 2050. From housing availability to roads, this growth will impact the state's infrastructure in previously unforeseen ways. Although there could be more cars on the road due to a population boom, we may actually see fewer drivers. Ten million driverless cars, popularized by the brand Tesla, are expected to hit the road by 2020, and a large portion of them could be in Texas.