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Best Lawyers in America 2016

June 17, 2016

The team at the Altman Legal Group is proud to announce that both Bill Altman and Brad Altman have made the exclusive list for Best Lawyers in America 2016 in the State of Texas. For over 30 years, the Best Lawyers list has been compiled through an exhaustive peer-review process that singles out and selects…

Drinking Water Safety in North Texas

June 9, 2016

A community in North Texas has serious concerns about the safety of their drinking water, so WFAA ABC News Channel Eight conducted an investigative report. Residents in Chisholm Springs, an area just north of Fort Worth, have a problem with their drinking water. It smells foul and burns their skin when they shower in it.…

NHTSA’s Cool Tips for Summer Safety

June 3, 2016

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently released their “Focus on Safety” summer driving tips. With an emphasis on prevention and planning, the NHTSA is hoping to improve safety for families traveling across the country on road trips and across town this summer. Listed below are a few cool tips to get your…

May is Bicycle Safety Month

May 26, 2016

In addition to being Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, May is also Bicycle Safety Month. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is calling on bicycle riders and drivers to be “Roll Models” this month, and all yearlong. Although they’re promoting bicycle safety this month, the NHTSA is quick to point out that bicycle safety should…

National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May 19, 2016

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) are currently observing National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. They’re calling on drivers in Texas and all around the country to “Share the Road” with motorcycle rider. Motorcyclists continue to be one of the more vulnerable roadway user groups. Even with helmets,…

Big Rig Crashes in Texoma

May 12, 2016

On Tuesday evening, a big rig crash near Iowa Park sent one person to the hospital. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened on 287 near Harmony Road sometime after 5:00 p.m. Although very few details about this crash have been released, we do know that a southbound pickup truck and an 18-wheeler…

NHTSA: Cinco de Mayo Safety

May 5, 2016

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…

Consumer Alert: “Pop-up ER’s”

April 27, 2016

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…

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 21, 2016

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…

600 Crashes in Wichita Falls in 2016

April 13, 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…