Tag Archives: Auto Accident

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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Vision Zero, Three Years Later: Has It Reduced Crashes?

Recently, Vision Zero ATX held its third annual Day of Remembrance Vigil to call for a regional approach to address the rates of car and pedestrian accidents on Austin roads. Family members of traffic accidents gathered to honor the lives of the more than 60 lives lost on Austin roads so far this year. Just last month alone, at least…
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What Caused the Massive Nov. 11 Rollover Crash on Research Boulevard?

On November 11, 2017, a horrific multi-car accident in the 9400 block of Research Boulevard in North Austin led to two deaths and three critical injuries. The accident occurred when a black Jeep traveling north crossed to the other side of the road, smashing through the cable barriers separating the lanes. It collided with a white Fiat and then a…
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No One Seriously Injured After Elderly Woman Drives Through Two Apartments

Imagine waking up on a Monday morning, putting on a pot of coffee, getting ready for your day. You’ve showered, brushed your teeth, styled your hair, and you’re calling the babysitter because it’s summer vacation for the kids. When, out of nowhere, BAM! Your living room vanishes in a cloud of sunlight, wood and sheetrock. Where once stood an entertainment…
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Are Car Seats Less Safe for Children Wearing Winter Coats?

The weather outside is frightfully cold, and you want to make sure your young daughter is warm for the ride to Uncle David’s for fireworks. So, you pack the child into a thick winter coat, cover her head and ears with a festive hat and start tucking her into her car seat. STOP. Your child’s car seat is meant for…
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