Medical Malpractice is Now the 3rd Leading Cause of Death in America

| May 18, 2016 | Comments (0)
Medical Malpractice the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

A new study shows that medical errors are more common than we once thought, and are now the third-leading cause of death in the United States. Over 251,000 lives are estimated to have been lost every year due to medical mistakes–more than respiratory disease, auto accidents, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease. Johns Hopkins Medicine conducted a study which […]

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Motorcycle Awareness Month – May 2016

| May 2, 2016 | Comments (0)
Motorcycle Awareness Month 2016

The Department of Transportation is launching a “Share the Road: Look Twice for Motorcycles” campaign for Motorcycle Awareness Month. As Distracted Driving Awareness month comes to a close, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) continues to do all they can to keep motorists safe on Texas roadways by launching a month-long awareness campaign titled Motorcycle […]

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Texting and Driving: A Dangerous Practice Costing Lives

| April 15, 2016 | Comments (0)
Texting & Driving Awareness

Texting and driving is becoming a huge problem throughout Texas and the U.S., and lawmakers are still struggling to rectify the issue. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and I wanted to take this time to briefly address the issue. Since the late 2000s, texting while driving has gained a lot of attention as the […]

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

| April 5, 2016 | Comments (0)
April: Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child abuse is a serious issue whether it’s in the home, at daycare, at school, or ANYWHERE. It’s important to raise awareness about child abuse so that the issue is given the attention it so desperately needs. During 2014 alone, reports showed that approximately 646,261 children were abused or neglected and 1,580 deaths occurred because […]

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Car Accidents Involving J.B. Hunt Trucks

| March 23, 2016 | Comments (0)
J.B. Hunt Truck Accident Attorney

Have you been injured in an accident with a J B Hunt 18-wheeler truck? You need an experienced truck accident attorney on your side. Call Jeff Rasansky at 1-877-405-4313! J.B. Hunt is a transportation company with a fleet of over 13,000 18-wheelers and more than 14,000 drivers. The company carries different types of commercial cargo such […]

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Nationwide Effort to Improve Driving Safety Begins in Texas

| March 3, 2016 | Comments (0)
Texas is Cracking Down on Texting and Driving

After car accident fatalities jumped 9.3% in the first nine months of 2015, safety officials are working to improve driver behavior in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, as well as the rest of the nation. Mark Rosekind, an administrator for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), along with 300 others, are spear-heading a series of regional summits held […]

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Can You Sue Anyone for Anything?

| February 11, 2016 | Comments (0)
Can Someone Sue You For Anything?

While it is certainly true that people can file a lawsuit for almost anything, you must understand that this means almost nothing. Filing a lawsuit simply means that an individual (or his/her lawyer) sent the court what amounts to a formalized letter of intent. There is a process involved in bringing a lawsuit, and there […]

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Argyle Texas Goes Hands-Free on May 1, 2016

| January 28, 2016 | Comments (0)
Hands Free Law in Argyle

While just about every US state has banned texting while driving (and many prohibit hand-held phone use as well), Texas does not. Even though there’s no statewide law (yet), cities all over the state are beginning to ban the practice within their jurisdictions. While most cities only ban texting and driving (while specifically allowing drivers […]

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‘Lawyer’ vs. ‘Attorney’ – What’s the Difference?

| January 8, 2016 | Comments (0)
Lawyer vs Attorney - Search Trends

The terms “lawyer” and “attorney” are used quite interchangeably, but is there a difference between the two terms? Just what is the difference? Is one more-commonly-used than the other? To put it simply, all attorneys are lawyers, but not all lawyers are necessarily considered attorneys. Practically speaking though, both terms are used interchangeably by most […]

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Families Speak Out About Abuse in Nursing Homes

| December 23, 2015 | Comments (0)
Families Speak Out About Abuse in Nursing Homes

Abuse in nursing homes is an ongoing problem, worse in some facilities than others. Even worse, the families often don’t know about it until later—sometimes not until after their loved ones pass away. Take, for example, the case of Laura Jean Enos - an elderly woman who recently passed away while in a nursing home. On the […]

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