Archive for July 2011

Head Injuries/Brain Injuries May Lead To Dementia & Alzheimers

Several new studies being released this week find a relationship between head injuries or brain injuries and dementia or Alzheimers.  Two of the studies, release Monday, establish that brain injuries suffered by football players and by soldiers in battle likely boost the risk of dementia later in life.  I think the use of the term “traumatic brain…

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Texting While Driving Videos

Many of us who are personal injury lawyers are on small crusades against texting while driving and distracted driving. Earlier this month, Jon Lewis, a Birmingham, Alabama personal injury lawyer, had a good blog post on his Injuryboard blog with videos about texting while driving. If you have a few minutes, you should check out some of…

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Austin Car Wrecks: APD Names 5 Most Dangerous Intersections

Yesterday, the Austin Police Department released its annual list of the 5 Most Dangerous Intersections in Austin.  The Top (or Bottom) Five are: Koenig Lane and Airport Blvd. MoPac and Scofield Ridge Congress Avenue and Cesear Chavez Riverside and Pleasant Valley Riverside and Willow Creek The list is a little misleading since it calculates the…

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More on the San Marcos-New Braunfels Mares Bus Crash

Additional information is slowly being released about last week’s tragic bus crash near the San Marcos outlet malls. As I originally predicted, it appears that the crash was caused by driver fatigue.  Police are now alleging that the driver, Jesus Basio-Ramirez, fell asleep while driving the bus.  I am not surprised at all.  As I orginally…

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San Marcos – New Braunfels Bus Crash

This morning, a Mares Tours charter bus bound for Dallas rolled over on Interstate 35 between New Braunfels and San Marcos near the San Marcos outlet malls.  Early indications are that all twenty-one people are injured, with three individuals suffering life-threatening head injuries.  While the investigation is just beginning, reports suggest the bus left the roadway and overcorrected, causing…

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