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Archive for February 2011

Last night’s ice and snow has caused hundreds of auto accidents in the Central Texas/IH35 corridor. Austin reported over 200 car wrecks, including two fatal accidents.  In one accident, a 19 year old Plano man, Stephen Kendall, tragically lost his life when his vehicle collided with an 18 wheeler.  There was also another fatality at…

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Earlier this week, I had a post about rollover accidents and recognizing product defect claims.  In the post, I talked about how one of the biggest dangers of being in a rollover accident was being ejected or partially ejected from the vehicle.  If you are wearing a seatbelt and the seatbelt works properly, you should…

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Unfortunately, car versus pedestrian accidents can result in traumatic brain injury. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most devastating injuries a person can sustain. There is no recovery from traumatic brain injury, at least not in the sense that we know it. While TBI may be diagnosed as mild, it will still mean…

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Yesterday, the high here in Austin was 81.   Today, and for the rest of the week, the highs will hover around freezing.  All because of an arctic air system. Depending on where you are, there will be rain, snow, sleet and ice. What better time to talk about the duties that trucking companies owe in bad weather than now?…

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