Bicycling in Dallas? Know the Rules

By CAMlawBicycle Accidents

Like other states, Texas allows bicyclists to use the public roadways as long as they follow all the rules required for drivers, such as stopping at stop signs or red lights, signaling turns and using the correct lanes. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) gives specific information in its FAQ page for bicyclists. Here are a few highlights: As a …

Making a Holiday Visit to an Elderly Relative? Three Ways to Check that Everything Is Okay

By CAMlawNursing Home Abuse & Neglect

At the winter holidays, every Texas family wants parties, visits and family time together to be merry and bright. Few families want to think about abuse and neglect – especially if it’s happening to someone they care about. Holiday visits to relatives who live in nursing homes or assisted living facilities, however, offer an opportunity for family members to identify …

Four Ways to Prevent Injuries at Railroad Crossings

By CAMlawPersonal Injury

Over 2,000 people are killed or injured at railroad crossings each year, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. Each year, more people are hurt by trains than in all airplane accidents combined. A passenger vehicle stands little chance against a fully-loaded freight train, and an unprotected pedestrian or bicyclist has even less. Whether you are walking, biking or driving, …

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect by the Numbers

By CAMlawNursing Home Abuse & Neglect

We’re all getting older. As Texas adults age, they watch their beloved parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents and other adults get older as well. When an elderly loved one needs more focused, professional care than a family member can provide at home, the help of a nursing home may be required. Nursing homes have a duty to give their residents proper …

Top Stats on Texas Car Accidents in 2013

By CAMlawCar Accidents

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) keeps track of accidents that occur on Texas roadways each year. The data are used to measure how well Texas agencies are doing at decreasing car accidents, where and when accidents are most likely to occur, and how many Texas families are affected each year by car accident injuries and deaths. Because these statistics …

Four Ways to Avoid Holiday Cooking Cuts and Burns

By CAMlawBurn Injury

With the winter holidays just a few weeks away, families throughout Dallas, Mesquite and Fort Worth are making plans, buying supplies and preparing to start their holiday cooking. Although working in the kitchen always carries some risk of injury, you can reduce these risks for the ones you love by keeping some basic safety tips in mind. Here are four …

Keep Teens Safer Behind the Wheel: What Parents Can Do

By CAMlawCar Accidents

Every year, hundreds of parents throughout Texas watch as their child takes a car on the road alone for the first time. Experienced Dallas car wreck attorneys with teens know that drivers age 16 to 19 face the highest risk for a vehicle accident. That’s why they recommend to all parents that families learn the risks teen drivers face and …

Texas Department of Workers’ Compensation Seeks Presenters for “Texas Safety Summit”

By CAMlawWorkplace Accidents

The Texas Department of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) 19th Annual Workplace Safety and Health Conference, also known as the “Texas Safety Summit,” will be held May 19-21 in Austin, Texas. Concerned workers, employers and other experienced individuals are invited to submit proposals for presentations to be given at the summit. Experienced Texas workplace injury attorneys recognize that events like the Texas …