Category Archives: Motor Vehicle Accidents

News about motor vehicle accidents, injuries, settlements, verdicts and compensation.

Why Sleep Apnea Drastically Increases Your Car Accident Risk

Everyone knows that driving while drowsy increases your car accident risk. However, the connection between sleep and risky driving goes even deeper. A recent risk analysis study unveiled that certain sleep-related factors increase your chances of being involved in an accident. For example, obstructive sleep apnea increases the risk by a significant margin. Our Austin car accident lawyers discuss these…
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Impaired Driving: It’s Not Just About Alcohol

Drunk driving is responsible for one-third of the traffic deaths in the US each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), drunk driving kills one person every 51 minutes. In 2015, more than 10,200 people were killed in drunk driving accidents. More than 1,100 of these victims were younger than 14 years old. Drunk driving is…
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Are Austin Motorists Putting School Buses at Risk?

The Austin Police Department has warned motorists to stop for school buses that are unloading or picking up children. Last year, more than 17,000 motorists were ticketed for passing stopped school buses. This is major increase from the 13,000 tickets that were issued during 2016. Motorists are required by law to stop for school buses that are picking up or…
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