Monthly Archives - September 2020

Distracted Driving Is a Serious Issue in Texas

Distracted Driving Is a Serious Issue in Texas

The term “distracted driving” applies to drivers who fail to pay proper attention behind the wheel. Texas car accidents caused by distracted driving has continued to rise over the past decade. While the number of crashes should be decreasing due to improved roadway safety, crash rates continue to be high due to distracted driving. The Texas Department of Transportation reported that there were more than 109,000 accidents attributed to distracted driving in Texas in 2016, contributing to 3,000 injuries [...]

What Causes Rollover Accidents in Texas?

What Causes Rollover Accidents in Texas?

Being involved in a rollover accident is a truly terrifying experience that can leave victims with serious injuries. When rollover crashes occur, they can result in catastrophic injuries and death. Understanding the usual causes of rollover collisions can potentially protect you and your loved ones from serious injury. If you have been injured by a negligent driver in a rollover, contact a qualified Houston car crash lawyer at Connolly Law today.  Rollover Crashes Caused by Driver Error The National Highway and [...]

Do I Need a Houston Trucking Injury Lawyer?

Do I Need a Houston Trucking Injury Lawyer?

Semi-Truck Accidents Can Be Complicated Compared to other types of crashes, trucking collisions are much more complex. There are multiple factors that are involved in these types of crashes and many parties who may be found liable, including the truck driver, the trucking company, the truck’s manufacturer, and even the maintenance company responsible for the vehicle. All these parties may be partially liable for the accident. Trucking companies have a team of experienced attorneys on call just to handle accident [...]

Common Causes of Houston Oilfield Accidents

Common Causes of Houston Oilfield Accidents

Oilfield work does not stop for weather or the weekend. After the job site has been chosen and prep work has begun, bringing oil to the surface is essentially a twenty-four hour a day operation. There are thousands of rigs across Texas extracting oil and natural gas, and the industry employs tens of thousands of workers who all face unique dangers when out on the oilfields.  Oilfield work is a significant economic boom for the Lone Star state, and many [...]