Serious Golf Course Injury Dangers
Golfing is a great way to get outside and enjoy some exercise. It’s also a social activity that can be shared with friends. There’s lots of land and sunshine in Texas, and it isn’t surprising that we have over 900 golf courses in the state.
When you engage in physical activities, you might get hurt. And everyone understands that playing golf can lead to aches, pains, muscles strains, and other minor problems. But the people who own and operate golf courses have an obligation to maintain a reasonably safe setting that’s free of unexpected hazards that may cause severe injuries.
Mistakes That Devalue Injury Claims
When an injury is caused by another person’s careless behavior, you have the right to seek damages to cover your medical costs and other expenses. But there are mistakes that may prevent you from collecting the full amount you deserve.
As soon as you realize you’ve been harmed, it’s crucial to take the right steps to protect your claim. Otherwise, you could be facing years of pain without having the resources you need to get the right treatment.
Things That Constitute “Distracted Driving” in Texas
Distracted driving is engaging in any activity that diverts the driver’s attention away from driving. It is a dangerous behavior that claimed 3,142 lives in the U.S. in 2020, as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). For personal injury cases, it is important to understand the different types of distracted driving.
What Role Does the NTSB Play Following Major Accidents?
If you have been injured in a major transportation accident, NTSB may play a role in your case. The National Transportation Safety Board is an independent federal agency. The agency has been tasked by Congress with the responsibility of investigating every civil aviation accident in the county and significant accidents in other modes of transportation.
These modes include railroad, marine, pipeline, and highway. If you were involved in a serious multi-vehicle truck accident, for example, the NTSB may investigate to determine the probable cause of the accident. After its investigation, the agency would issue safety regulations designed to help prevent future accidents.
Elon Musk Green – Lit an Exaggeration of Tesla’s Autopilot’s Abilities
In 2016, Elon Musk oversaw the production of a video that implied the Tesla is a fully self-driving vehicle. Although Musk stated that these cars would not be equipped with full self-driving capability upon receipt, but rather they would have these abilities in the future, the video suggests otherwise.
The Dangers of Driving on St. Patrick’s Day
Like many other festive holidays that occur throughout the year, St. Patrick’s Day is a day that often goes hand-in-hand with copious amounts of drinking. Unfortunately, this increases the potential for drunk drivers on the road, and an uptick in serious or deadly car accidents.
What You Need to Know About Kia’s SUV Recalls
If you bought Kia’s Sportage SUVs from the 2008 and 2009 model years, you might have to replace them. This is because Kia is recalling the models due to various safety threats. If you own this car, you might wonder what triggered the recall. Read on to find the reason and how an attorney can help you seek compensation in case of any damages.
How Electric Vehicles Can Cause Building Fires
On March 1, 2022, a European cargo ship called the Felicity Ace carrying almost 4,000 motor vehicles sank in the Atlantic Ocean about 200 miles south of the Azorean Islands after catching fire.
The fire that destroyed the Felicity Ace was caused by a spontaneous lithium-ion battery fire. Once the fire started, the Porsche and Audi electric vehicles (EVs) on the ship burned at an alarming rate, and authorities were unable to save the Felicity Ace.
What If You Were Hurt While Jaywalking?
Jaywalking is defined as crossing a street carelessly or in a dangerous or illegal manner. But many people use the term to mean crossing the street where there’s no crosswalk. Texas civil code does not prohibit pedestrians from entering the roadway where there is no crosswalk.
If no cars are coming, it’s ok for a pedestrian to safely cross the road at a point where there’s not an intersection or a marked crosswalk. But pedestrians are required to yield to traffic.
How Truckers Should Brake Properly While Traveling Downhill
Operating a large truck properly requires skill and training, hence the commercial driver’s license. These trucks are wide, long, and heavy, and the hauled trailers increase the vehicle’s instability. A driver who does not understand the brake system risks causing devastating accidents. Our Dallas truck accident attorneys at The Lenahan Law Firm will help you prove liability if you have been involved in a truck accident. Read on to learn more about truck braking systems and how they affect liability.