A recent crash between a big rig and a sedan resulted in one fatality in northwest Harris County. The accident happened in the early morning hours near Walters Road. Evidence gathered at the scene suggests that the driver of a Honda Accord was traveling on FM 1960 at a high rate of speed, possibly more than 100 miles per hour. The driver hit the rear of an 18 wheeler that was moving slowly while pulling away from a traffic light. Sadly, the speeding driver of the Accord sustained catastrophic injuries in the accident.
A horrific head-on accident recently claimed the lives of a seven-year-old boy and 25-year-old woman. The accident happened around 7 p.m. on FM 1960 in Huffman. Witnesses report that the driver of a Yukon had been traveling at a high rate of speed while weaving in and out of traffic.
What can I do if I am injured by a prescription medication?
Today, due to advances in medicine, more individuals rely on prescription medications to alleviate the symptoms of a variety of medical conditions. While these drugs are often touted as being highly effective and advertised as such, a number of medications have caused injuries that have resulted in lawsuits. In light of this, it is important to be aware of the risks associated with any medication.
Which prescriptions drugs are leading to lawsuits in the U.S.
Over the past several years, execution protocol has come under fire across the United States – most notably following a “botched” execution in Oklahoma wherein the chemical cocktail took nearly 18 minutes to ultimately prove fatal. While the death penalty is undoubtedly controversial in the U.S., the state of Texas has a long and storied history surrounding its use of capital punishment. In August 2016, a Texas federal court reviewed the state’s execution protocols, and concluded that there are currently no instances of wrongful misconduct or issues involving the cocktail used to execute inmates.
Was the pilot of the hot air balloon that crashed in Texas responsible?
As idyllic as hot air balloon rides may seem, they involve risks, just like any other form of transportation. As a matter of fact, they appear to involve far greater risks. As far back as 2013, a report by an FAA safety official vigorously recommended that the same level of oversight be applied to the commercial balloon industry as to airplane and helicopter tour companies, but that recommendation has not yet being followed. Stories like the recent one concerning the deaths of 16 people in the crash of a hot air balloon near Lockhart, Texas may give pause to potential passengers who wonder whether the spectacular views are worth risking their lives for.
If you or a loved one has suffered serious personal injury as a result of an accident due to the negligence of another, you have legal recourse to obtain compensation for your medical costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Many of us have long dreamed of the day when we could stretch out in the backseat while our car seamlessly drives us to our destination. Mass production of fully autonomous cars is just around the corner, but with the technology so near, now public support is waning in the wake of the serious Uber accident. As more self-driving vehicle accidents happen, and the public continues to fear these innovative new vehicles, the quest to release a fully autonomous car to the public could stall.
Self-driving cars are touted as being far safer than traditional automobiles. Statistically, driver error is the number one cause