Bicycle accident-related deaths account for 2.3% of all motor vehicle traffic fatalities, and the number continues to increase. In 2019 alone, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that 846 bicyclists were killed in traffic accidents in the United States. In the state of Texas, the year 2020 saw 44 bicyclists lose their life due […]
What are the Different Types of Paralysis?
Approximately 5.4 million people in the United States are paralyzed. Twenty-seven percent of these paralysis cases are caused by a spinal cord injury due to trauma, disease, or developmental issues. In some cases, paralysis is temporary. In others, it is permanent and/or progressive, meaning it will get worse with time. Paralysis can also get better […]
What Causes Most Rear-End Collisions?
Rear-end collisions are the most common type of car accident, and they can occur at any time. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, rear-end collisions account for nearly 29% of all car accidents in the United States. Sometimes referred to colloquially as “bumpy crunchies” or other nicknames, these accidents can actually be quite serious. […]
How to Handle Common Driving Emergencies
Even the most careful drivers can find themselves in emergency situations. A sudden tire blowout, a stuck accelerator, or even a patch of black ice can turn a peaceful commute into a complete disaster in an instant. By being aware of a few of the most common driving emergencies and how to handle them, you’ll […]
Legal Process in Abilene, Texas
The city of Abilene, Texas, follows the civil lawsuit process as decided by the Texas state law. Knowing the process by which you can seek compensation for injuries due to an accident that was caused by the negligence of another party can aid you on the road to recovery. The Hernandez Law Group is dedicated […]