Possible Penalties for a Texas DUI Arrest

By devDrunk Driving Accidents

In Texas in 2011 there were over 2,500 crashes involving drunk driving, resulting in over 3,000 deaths. Sadly, these could have been avoided if motorists simply made better decisions then to get “behind the wheel” while intoxicated. In the US, the local authorities have increased the enforcement of those operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

Leading Causes of Dallas Spinal Cord Injuries

By devSpinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries can be traumatic and life-changing. These injuries are often caused by heavy blows to the back that compresses, fractures, dislocates, or crushes one of the vertebrae. While initial damage to the spine is painful enough, complications often occur after the injury—including bleeding, swelling, inflammation, and fluid accumulation. Not all spine injuries are traumatic, and can be caused …

Accidents Involving Water Parks in Dallas

By devSwimming Park Accident

The recent news that the family of a man who died in a tragic drowning accident at Hawaiian Falls water park has filed a lawsuit has refocused attention on safety issues at Texas amusement parks. While a resolution for this case is still pending, everyone agrees such pool-based accidents are needless tragedies that will unalterably affect the families involved. Unfortunately, …

Types of Spinal Cord Injuries Suffered in Dallas Car Accidents

By devCar Accidents

Car accidents are among the most common cause of spinal cord injuries in the United States, and Dallas is no exception. According to the Center for Disease Control, car accidents account for 46 percent of all spinal cord injuries each year. Traumatic spinal cord injuries put a tremendous amount of stress on that area of the body, causing it to …

Dallas Nursing Home Abuse

By devNursing Home Abuse & Neglect

A report last year from Fox7 and Adult Protective Services has called attention to a prevalent problem in the State of Texas: elder abuse. The investigation revealed examples of financial, physical, and emotional abuse of residents of area nursing homes, crimes that often go unreported and are difficult to prosecute. Statistics indicate more than 1,000 cases a month occur in …

Dallas Neck and Back Injury

By devSpinal Cord Injuries

As anyone who’s suffered one knows, injuries to the neck and back are among the worst types of trauma that can happen to a person. The pain from such an injury can be chronic and debilitating, limit your range of movement, and often take the longest to heal. At the same time, symptoms from such an injury do not always …

Common Sports Injury That May Cause Paralysis

By devChild Injury

A young boy makes a violent tackle in football, leading with his head. Another teen suffers a brutal cross-check to the head and neck area on the ice in hockey. A teenage girl falls from the top of a triumphant and daring cheerleading pyramid. In each of these instances, a healthy and active young boy or girl can end up …

Lemon Law Rights in Dallas

By devLemon Law

It could happen to anyone. You walk into a car dealership, find a shiny model that fits your specifications to a T, realize it’s for a seemingly too good to be true low price, and close the deal quickly before the salesperson changes their mind. Unfortunately, a week later, a month later, 6 months later, you realize it WAS too …

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