Special Resources

Sea Base Bahamas 2018 Review

I’m using the space a little differently today. My son and I recently returned from a boy scout trip to Sea Base Bahamas.  I helped plan the trip for the troop, and in the planning, I didn’t find a lot of reviews or resources for the Sea Base Bahamas trip.  For Philmont,  there are literally…

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Car Wrecks: Good News/Bad News On Car Wreck Deaths

Late last week, Austin American Statesman writer Ben Wear had a great story on auto accident fatalities. The good news: a Texas Department of Transportation report found that traffic fatalities in Texas have decreased by almost 15 percent since 2006. The bad news: Texas is still significantly more dangerous than the United States as a whole.…

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New Car Wreck Danger: Distracted Pedestrians

I’ve often written of the problems of distracted driving, but today’s Austin American Statesman had an Associated Press article highlighting an increasing problem, distracted pedestrians. We’ve all seen them (and admittedly, probably been them) — the person walking down the street while texting, checking email, or listening to music oblivious to the rest of the…

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Austin American Statesman Covers Confusing World Of Hospital Costs

One of the most frustrating issues for our personal injury clients is dealing with hospitals and hospital charges that don’t seem to make any sense. Yesterday, Austin American Statesman writer Mary Ann Roser had a great story that looks at the mysterious world of emergency room and hospital charges.  She took the time to research…

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Car Wrecks: Dangers of Cheap Auto Insurance

I was scrolling through Yahoo News the other day and a story about the Hidden Dangers of Cheap Auto Insurance caught my eye. The dangers listed are: 1. You’re probably not getting the coverage you need. 2. Your low-priced deductible could lead to higher costs. 3. Bad customer service is bad, even if your policy…

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Eagle Ford Shale and Trucking Accidents

The past two weekends, I’ve had to make working trips to the Texas coast (and I didn’t even see the beach on either trip).  The one thing that struck me on the drives was the increase in traffic, especially trucking traffic. That’s why it didn’t surprise me to see the headline in Sunday’s Corpus Christi…

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Motorcycle Accidents: ROT Rally Motorcycle Fatalities

Austin’s annual Republic of Texas (ROT) Rally has come and gone, and again we’ve had too many motorcycle fatalities.   This year, three motorcyclists were killed during the weekend. In the first incident, a rider crashed into a guardrail on the Highway 290 flyover and fell off the flyover. In the second incident, the rider was…

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