Archive for May 2015

Drivers Aren't Being Smart With Their Smart Phones

AT&T released the results of a scary study this week finding that smart phones are allowing people to drive while distracted in new and “creative” ways. According to the study: 61% of drivers surveyed admitted that they text and drive 33% admitted emailing while driving 28% admitted surfing the internet while driving 27% admitted using…

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Do Self-Driving Cars Need Driver's Ed?

I’ve been following the stories of self-driving cars.  As a personal injury lawyer who sees the devastation of car wrecks, I’m interested in technology that can help my clients be more safe.  On the other hand, knowing all the calculations that go into safe driving — watching for other cars, pedestrians, bicyclists, animals, and other…

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What Will It Take To Get A State-Wide Ban On Texting While Driving?

Earlier this week, families who have been destroyed by texting while driving wrecks came to Austin to urge state lawmakers to adopt a state-wide texting while driving ban.  Unfortunately, they’re not alone.  Stories like those shared by these families have been repeated over and over and over. There is no dispute that texting while driving…

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Sorry For The Lack Of Updates

I know it’s been over a month since I have posted to the site.  But as a trial lawyer, I’ve been busy actually getting ready for trials.  You might think that’s normal, except it’s not.  I recently read a study that most lawyers who call themselves litigators have not had more than one jury trial. …

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