Monthly Archives - November 2020

What Should I Do Right After a Houston Car Wreck?

What Should I Do Right After a Houston Car Wreck?

There are some important things that you must do following a Houston car wreck: Seek Medical Attention Immediately After a Crash If you have been injured in a car crash, you need to assess all injuries and determine if anyone involved needs an ambulance. In many cases, individuals will experience a rush of adrenaline following a car crash and will not feel the full extent of their injuries right away. Staying safe following a car wreck is your priority, so any [...]

Truck Drivers Have a Duty to Properly Secure Loads

Truck Drivers Have a Duty to Properly Secure Loads

When a truck driver gets behind the wheel of a big rig, they have an array of responsibilities. One of the most crucial of these responsibilities is to properly secure the trucks’ load. A shifting load during transit may not only damage the cargo but can also result in uneven weight distribution — making the massive vehicle extremely unsafe. Shifting loads are a contributing factor to nearly one-third of all commercial vehicle wrecks reports nationwide.  Truckers Responsibility to Secure the [...]

Should I File a Police Report After a Houston Car Wreck?

Should I File a Police Report After a Houston Car Wreck?

A serious crash can happen in a matter of seconds, and when it does, it can one of the most traumatic experiences of your life. The majority of traffic collisions are minor, but others result in severe or life-threatening injuries. If you were injured in a Houston car accident, you may be entitled to lost compensation for your damages.  Should I File a Police Report? After a car accident, you should file a police report, regardless of who is at fault [...]

Slips, Trips, and Falls in Houston Oilfield Accidents

Slips, Trips, and Falls in Houston Oilfield Accidents

Injuries resulting from slips, trips, and falls in the oilfield industry are extremely common because oilfield workers are often required to work long hours in difficult outdoor environments. This greatly increases the chances of a serious slip or a trip. Slips, trips, and falls are the third-leading contributor to injuries in the upstream oil and gas field. Slips and falls are also the leading cause of lost workdays in all industries. The overwhelming majority of OSHA citations are issued [...]