NHTSA: Cinco de Mayo Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently advertising their Cinco-de-Mayo-themed public safety campaign aimed at raising awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving. Cinco de Mayo and the subsequent holiday weekend have become synonymous with festivities, partying and excessive drinking. This year, the NHTSA is calling on partygoers to make a plan… Read More

Consumer Alert: “Pop-up ER’s”

You see them popping up around town. But do you really know what they are? What is a Free Standing Emergency Room? A freestanding emergency center, or pop-up ER, is essentially an emergency room without being directly attached to a hospital. Since a Texas law set new licensing guidelines for these types of facilities, they’ve… Read More

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

It’s no secret that distracted driving is a dangerous and deadly epidemic in the United States. We hear about injury causing and fatal distracted driving crashes on an almost daily basis. April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and public safety agencies in Texas and across the nation are doing everything they can to get… Read More

600 Crashes in Wichita Falls in 2016

A recent article out of the Times Record News highlights the disturbing report that more than 600 total car crashes in the City of Wichita Falls have occurred in the first quarter of 2016. In fact, the a report out of the Wichita Falls Traffic Safety Commission found 612 total automobile crashes recorded from January… Read More

The Dangers of e-Cigarettes

A recent article out of the Times Record News highlights the dangers of smoking e-cigarettes, and that the Wichita Falls- Wichita County Public Health District wants residents to be aware of emerging research regarding the connection between a common chemical used in e-liquid for vaping and e-cigarettes and an incurable disease known as “Popcorn Lung.”… Read More

$502 Million Verdict in DePuy Hip Implant Case

A jury in Texas recently awarded a $502 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a case involving their defective DePuy Pinnacle hip implant device. This news came after 37 days of testimony from both sides and input from expert witnesses. An article out of The Expert Institute reported on the recent jury decision. This… Read More

Deadly Truck Crash on Highway 287

On Sunday night, a fatal crash involving an 18-wheeler happened on Highway 287 in Wichita Falls. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened sometime before 8:45 p.m. in front of the Harrold Truck Stop. The large 18-wheeler was reportedly facing south, and heading left across the northbound lane into the truck stop, when… Read More

Technology For Teen Driver Safety

With warmer weather on the way and the school year coming to an end, we can expect to see more teen drivers on Texoma roadways. This also means, we can expect to see more crashes involving teen drivers. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens and young people in the U.S.… Read More

Concussions, Football And The Courthouse

The American Association for Justice recently released an important report about concussion research and the case for laws protecting youth, amateur and professional athletes. For years, what we’ve thought about concussions and brain injuries has been widely misunderstood. Everybody’s afraid of the ‘big hit,’ and with good reason. Severe concussions are frightening for victims and… Read More

Where’s a Lawyer When You Need One?

A Texas Monthly article goes in depth on why it’s more difficult than ever to get a lawyer in Texas. While you might have been led to believe that tort reform has paved the way for a fairer legal system, a system where so-called frivolous lawsuits are no longer a drain on the economy, you… Read More