Tag Archives: serious personal injury

Are E-Cigarettes Dangerous?

Last June, a man was installing a windshield on a car in Austin when he heard a hissing sound and a vibration coming from his pocket. And then, boom. His e-cigarette had exploded in his pocket and he suffered severe burns on his thigh that made walking difficult. He could not return to work for several weeks following the incident….
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School Bus Crash in North Austin as Academic Year Gets Underway

Pictures of kindergarteners getting on the bus for the first time are frequent Facebook posts at this time of the year. As kids go off to school, some parents worry whether personally driving their children to school is a safer alternative to the school bus. To add to worries this week in North Austin, emergency crews responded to a school…
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University of Texas Student Killed While Getting Off Bus

A second tragic pedestrian death was recently reported in the City of Austin. A student exiting a bus was killed when he stumbled and fell under the bus. According to the Statesman, the fatal pedestrian accident was the 24th traffic fatality this year in the city. Last year, at the same time, there were 15 traffic fatalities. The accident occurred when a…
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