The National Safety Council provides some sobering statistics on teen car accidents. Young drivers are involved in a staggering six million collisions every year. Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of teen deaths, accounting for 38% of all teen fatalities in the U.S. In fact, every day, more than 10 drivers in the 15 to 20 age group are killed in car accidents. An additional 745 are injured. www.hrj-law.com
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The National Safety Council provides some sobering statistics on teen car accidents. According to the NSC, young drivers are involved in a staggering six million collisions every year.
Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of teen deaths, accounting for 38% of all teen fatalities in the U.S. In fact, every day, more than 10 drivers in the 15 to 20 age group are killed in car accidents. An additional 745 are injured.
If you or your child have been hurt in a motor vehicle collision caused by someone else’s negligence, contact a us today to learn about your legal rights. You may be able to recover compensation for your lost wages, medical bills and even your pain and suffering. Send us a message here.
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It is August 2, 10:30 am on a Tuesday morning and as I write this it’s already 99F outside in Dallas, TX. Today’s high is supposed to be 110F and with an excessive heat warning for most of North Texas until Friday, the heat continues to go on with no end in sight. As DFW edges towards breaking numerous heat records, here are a couple of preventive tips people who work outside should follow to keep from getting heat stroke on a hot and sunny day. (more…)
… Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM CDT Wednesday…
* event… afternoon and early evening heat index values will
rise to or exceed 105 degrees today and Wednesday. Low
temperatures tonight will only fall to between 78 and 84
* Timing… now through 8 PM CDT Wednesday evening.
* Impact… increased concern for heat related illnesses due to
persistent hot and humid conditions.
Be sure to check on persons with health problems and the
elderly… as they are the most susceptible to heat exhaustion
and heat stroke. Never leave Young children or pets in an
enclosed vehicle… even for a short time… as temperatures can
quickly rise to life threatening levels.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible… reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.
To reduce risk during outdoor work the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency – call 911.
Often with auto accidents, the injuries incurred are severe, even leading up to death. If you have suffered a personal injury in a car crash in Texas, you need an experienced attorney on your side to help ensure that you obtain the compensation you need to cover your losses. Give Haire Law a call today and get the answers you need. Call 24/7 940-484-5555
As the number of vehicles on U.S. roadways increase, so do the number of car accidents. Individuals who are injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident may be eligible for damages for injuries or property damage incurred. It is important to contact us immediately if you or a loved one has been injured in a:
- Car accident
- Motorcycle accident
- Truck accident
- Pedestrian accident
- TBI- Traumatic brain injury
The Haire Law firm, 940-484-5555
Between 1997 and 2008, motorcycle rider fatalities increased from 2,116 to 5,290 – a 150 percent jump, according to U.S. Department of Transportation’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System. In 2008 alone, deaths due to motorcycle crashes rose by an estimated 2.2 percent while all other vehicle classes saw reductions in fatalities.