Temperatures are rising here in Texas. If part of your warm-weather plans include getting out on a boat, you may be counting the days until you can do just that.
Air travel is a mode of transportation frequently utilized by Texas residents and others all around the world. Millions travel each day with the expectation of arriving safely at their destinations. However, major plane crashes unfortunately occur and often make the headlines due to the magnitude of the incidents. Two fatal airline crashes have occurred within the past six months, amidst reports of potential safety design flaws. Surviving family members are pondering litigation against the planes' manufacturer regarding their potentially defective products.
Like most Texans, you expected your day to be routine. You left your home for work, errands or for some other reason expecting that you would complete your daily tasks and return home safe. Unfortunately, that didn't happen.
You can never predict the type of injuries someone will suffer in a car crash. People in the same vehicle can suffer vastly different injuries. In fact, one person could die while the other walks away with minor injuries.
Forklifts are widely used in many companies throughout Texas and around the country. Whether in manufacturing areas or warehousing units, the machines are invaluable when workers need to lift and move heavy materials. Unfortunately, workplace accidents are inevitable when using forklifts. While most of these incidents involve damaged goods or minor injuries, some can take a deadly turn. A recent accident claimed the life of an employee as he was performing maintenance on a forklift at a plant in another state.
Personal Injury Protection (PIP) is coverage you pay for which provides you or any authorized passenger in or operator of your vehicle compensation for all reasonable expenses for medical treatment and lost wages incurred because of an automobile collision. In fact, Texas law requires auto insurers to provide PIP coverage unless you reject the coverage in writing.
No one has to tell you how dangerous your job in an oil refinery is. You see the risks every day, and you face the hazards from the moment your shift begins. You do not even need to be involved in an accident to be at risk of suffering injuries. An explosion, collapse or chemical spill can place your life in jeopardy from a great distance away.