The Most Common Types of Automobile Accidents & How to Avoid Them

The Deadliest Roads in Houston—Drivers Beware!

Statistics seem to show that no matter what, traffic incidents—and car and truck accidents—just continue to increase at a consistent clip, and with terrifying consequences. Such statistics are frustrating to most of us, including the government, health and safety analysts, infrastructure experts, and educators who work diligently to disseminate information regarding safety. While there are […]

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Accidents Involving Commercial Trucks May Be Catastrophic

If you have been involved in a car accident, such an event may have been and will always be one of the most terrifying experiences of your life; and while statistics show that almost all drivers in the US will be in at least one car, truck, or motorcycle wreck in their lives, the hope […]

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Ubering Home? Take Advantage of Added Safety Measures & Apps

The advent of Uber has been extremely positive for those needing a lift at practically anytime, whether during a holiday, the middle of the night—and whether riders requesting help are drunk, sober, going to work, or just taking a short jaunt to the neighborhood grocery store. These types of services, also including Lyft, are notoriously […]

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Is New Driver Monitoring Technology in Trucks Preventing More Accidents?

Statistics seem to show that no matter what happens, traffic incidents–and car and truck accidents—just continue to increase. This is frustrating to many as the government, analysts, experts, and educators work so hard to disseminate information regarding safety. Manufacturers are also playing a significant role as they work to add impressive new safety mechanisms to […]

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Insurance Companies Have a Hard Time Looking Away from their Balance Sheets

If you have been injured recently in a car accident, due to the negligence of others, you may find yourself feeling extremely frustrated, or perhaps even angry. Suddenly, you may be at the mercy of everyone else as you are waiting in doctor’s offices, at the hospital, shuttled back and forth to specialists, and wondering […]

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Aging Guardrails on Bridges May Not Provide Expected Safety

Unfortunately, accidents continue to abound today on our nation’s roads and highways, greatly affecting many individuals who are hurt due to the negligence of others, and families and friends who are left behind to mourn those who may have been killed. The most tragic element to most car accidents—as well as truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, […]

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Understanding the Liability Cap & When Your Insurer Stops Paying

Attaining insurance can be much trickier than just calling up a well-known company you have seen advertisements for and then speaking to an efficient customer representative over the phone, hoping to walk away within a few minutes, fully covered. There may be numerous different policies that you hold over the years, and each one varies […]

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Auto Insurers: How They Bring in Those Billions

Insurance companies are some of the richest corporations in the US, exerting considerable influence on the economy as they bring in billions of dollars in profits each year. These massive companies also wield an impressive amount of power. While that is not surprising when you consider how the world of economics and politics—and money—work, it […]

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Professional Drivers Often Given More Respect as Witnesses

If you have been in a truck or car accident recently you may still be reeling from the horror of the event. In many cases, victims of car accidents—and especially those due to the negligence of others—may suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) whether the accident caused serious injury or not; in fact, often it is […]

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Questions Insurance Adjusters May Pose

If you have been in an accident, chances are you were emotionally traumatized to some extent; in fact, even if you had a mild fender bender, it may take some time to clear out that feeling in your mind of being hit by another car when you were least expecting it. You may have some […]

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Accidents Involving Commercial Trucks May Be Catastrophic

If you have been involved in a car accident, such an event may have been and will always be one of the most terrifying experiences of your life; and while statistics show that almost all drivers in the US will be in at least one car, truck (or commercial truck), or motorcycle wreck in their […]

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Insurance Companies Raking in—And Keeping Billions—So Where is Your Claim Payment?

Large insurance corporations bring in billions of dollars in profits every year, and their only plan is to continue that trend—upward. While it would be nice to think that all the marketing and rhetoric is actually true, and all those smiling faces on billboards and in TV commercials are actually sincere, all it takes is […]

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Why Truck Drivers Hate Regulations That Are So Important for Your Safety

While you may tell yourself not to be silly, feeling intimidated when penned in by several trucks traveling in a convoy on the highway, those instincts are right on target. One wrong move by an 80,000-pound truck—and you could be one of the unlucky ones finding yourself in a very vulnerable position. It is no […]

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Why Blind Spots Are Responsible for So Many Car & Truck Collisions

While dealing with that ‘blind spot’ is probably part of your daily existence as a driver commuting back and forth to work, acting as a free taxi service for the kids, running countless errands, and maybe sometimes even driving off to do something fun, most of us would rather be free of what is always […]

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Lack of Trucker Training Makes US Highways Even More Dangerous

While trucks drive an important part of our economy around the US, delivering cargo to wholesalers, retailers, and businesses of all sorts and sizes, they also pose an unfortunate and potential threat on the highways due to their sheer weight and numbers. Other dangers are present though as demand for more inventory to be transferred […]

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Insurers Are Not Acting in Your Interest—They Are Busy Earning Interest

If you have been in a car or motorcycle accident, life may seem very difficult right now. Like any personal crisis, it can be hard to move on without help and support from your family and friends—but in this case, you also need a timely response from the other party’s insurer, and an experienced car […]

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The DIY Insurance Claim: Filing Against the Other Party After a Car Wreck

The roads and highways of the US today are more complex than ever and continuing to grow in that direction. This is due to increases in population all around the nation—and in Texas—increases in the number of cars on the road, and more technology and materials at hand to keep construction booming. As we busy […]

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Incapacitated at the Scene of a Car Accident? Dealing with the Fallout Later

Being in a car accident is generally terrifying, and especially in that moment of impact. In the Houston area, unfortunately, traffic incidents only continue to rise also, from hit-and-run accidents to head-on collisions, car and truck crashes, and even greater numbers of fatalities for bicyclists and pedestrians. If you have been in a car accident, […]

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Trucking Companies Have More Technology than Ever for Preventing Accidents

The idea of an 80,000-pound truck headed straight into a small vehicle is nightmarish; however, it happens all too often, due to trucks that may have been poorly maintained, drivers who are tired or distracted or have not been poorly trained, or other issues such as debris in the road, weather issues, and more. Truck […]

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Five Reasons Why You Need an Expert by Your Side When Dealing with Insurers

A car accident is one of the most traumatic experiences any of us may ever go through in life; and unfortunately, statistics show that we will experience about one every decade. With driver safety education and defensive driving skills at your disposal, you should be able to do everything possible from your end to prevent […]

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