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December 2016 Archives

Recent Texas car accidents: 1 killed and 7 injured in crash

Many victims of motor vehicle accidents in Texas experience life-altering effects. Injuries may range from the slight to the critical, and although some may be temporary, others may be permanent. This may result in the victim not being able to work during the short term, or perhaps ever again. The accompanying medical bills of the victims of car accidents may quickly become insurmountable.

The January surge in divorces

When the calendar turns over, a surprising number of couples file for divorce. January could easily be referred to as "Divorce Month." There are a number of reasons that divorce filings rise in January. Most of them point to the common themes in many divorces.

Recent Texas car accidents: 1 killed due to alleged street race

The damage that car crashes inflict in Texas may range from minor fender benders to critical collisions. When motorists are killed in car accidents and their loved ones decide to file legal claims, these claims are governed by the law of negligence. This means that motorists must exercise "reasonable care under the circumstances" and a failure to do so may be considered negligence.

Recent Texas car accidents: 6 injured in 4-car crash

When Texans are the victims of motor vehicle accidents, the effects have the potential to be life altering. Whether temporary or permanent, the injuries suffered in car accidents may result in those individuals not being able to work in the short term or ever again. In the event of a serious accident in Texas, the medical bills may quickly escalate beyond the ability of the victim to repay.

The link between fatigue and car crashes

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers insufficient sleep to be a public health problem. An estimated 50 to 70 million American adults have a sleep disorder, according to the Institute of Medicine. Countless more suffer from insufficient sleep for a variety of reasons, from irregular work schedules to personal behavioral choices. The CDC estimates that one-third of Americans are not getting enough sleep on a regular basis. Whatever the cause, insufficient sleep is a known risk factor in motor vehicle crashes. The less sleep a person gets, the more likely he or she is to get into a car accident.

3 facing drug crimes charges after traffic stop

Three individuals are now fighting charges related to the possession of drugs, police say. The individuals were slapped with several charges in Montgomery County on a recent Thursday in December. In addition to other charges, the Texas residents are now all facing charges related to drug crimes.

Recent Texas car accidents: 1 woman killed in 2-vehicle crash

A car accident can severely affect the financial, emotional and physical well-being of a victim and his or her family. In addition to injuries suffered, car accidents can leave victims with medical bills, lost wages, and other types of emotional and mental trauma. Though the aftermath of serious accidents is overwhelming, a Texas victim does not have to go it alone.


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