VEHICLE ACCIDENTS

Would you use a refurbished car seat?

Submitted by jrlaw on Sep 8th, 2009

It’s not just based on how old your child is or their weight. Did you know that a car seat may need to be replaced after an accident? But, not all accidents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), you should consider the level of a crash to determine if the seat needs to be replaced or not.

If it is a moderate or severe crash, the seat should be replaced. If it is a minor crash, the seat does not need to be replaced. Here is how the NHTSA defines a minor crash and what to look for.

Is your GPS navigation deadly?

Submitted by jrlaw on Sep 4th, 2009

What is it with gadgets that people do not know how or when to use them? Dallas Oak Cliff area experienced two automobile accidents yesterday.

One was related to mechanical failure and the auto careened down a rocky embankment and landed in a creek bed. No one was reported with serious injuries.

Cell Phone Use While Driving - A Hazardous Recipe

Submitted by Anonymous on Jul 27th, 2009

In 2003, researchers proposed a long term study concerning the safety risks involved with driving distractions, primarily cell phone use while driving. Such a study never materialized into the public domain, and the researchers never published their research.

Texas Truck Wrecks - How to Avoid Them & How to React after an Accident

Submitted by Anonymous on Jul 17th, 2009

Truck driving accidents in Texas have, unfortunately, become very common. There have been an increasing number of fatal truck accidents in Dallas recently. With the increasing number of semi-trucks on Texas highways, combined with the long hours and fatigue many drivers experience, the prevalence of these accidents is not surprising.

Ten Tips for Surviving (and Thriving!) Texas Car Accidents

Submitted by Anonymous on Jul 16th, 2009

Have you seen our new YouTube presentation on what to do in a Texas car accident? Check it out below:

Car Wrecks & Negligence on the Tollway - But Not by Drivers

Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 22nd, 2009

It's happened again.

And we're sick of it.

Early Sunday morning, a 27 year old male by the name of Matthew drove more than ten miles (ten miles!) in the wrong direction down the North Dallas Tollway.

Feeling Bad for the Big Guy (and the Little Guy, too): Insurance Companies & Vehicle Fraud

Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 8th, 2009

Here’s a situation in which the Rasansky Law Firm actually feels remorse for the insurance company ? though just enough to express frustration and highlight the heightened woe of legitimate consumers:

As economic troubles continue to take a daily toll on Americans and their bank accounts, people are looking for any way to avoid falling farther into debt. Possibly the oddest, and arguably the worst, is the rise in car fraud cases

Top Five Driving Distractions - Do You Commit these Sins?

Submitted by Anonymous on May 26th, 2009

Just a day after Memorial Day weekend, and already we've been hearing stories about careless drivers on the road, in the air, on the water - and the vehicle wrecks and accidents they've caused in Texas.

Van Rollover Accident - Involving a Daycare

Submitted by jrlaw on May 21st, 2009

From the files of "here we go again:"

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