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Monthly Archives: November 2019

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19 Straight Years of Daily Roadway Deaths in Texas

By The West Law Office |

Texas has long been above the national average in traffic deaths per capita; second only to Florida. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, almost 67,000 people were killed – and tens of thousands more injured – on Texas roads; just in the last 19 years. Sadly, 2019 marks Texas‘ 19th straight year of… Read More »

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Another Death in Texas After Exposure to Naegleria Foweleri

By The West Law Office |

A little girl in Texas recently passed away after contracting a rare brain eating amoeba – Naegleria foweleri – from swimming in a local river, the Brazos River. Sadly, very few survive once they have contracted the bacterial infection (these infections have a 97 percent fatality rate), which typically enters through the nose. In… Read More »

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Shoulder of the Highway & Road Accidents Are Injuring and Killing More People Than You Realize

By The West Law Office |

One of the most dangerous types of auto accidents on the road are shoulder accidents, whereby people get injured or killed after they have pulled over on the shoulder or side of the road; usually because they are dealing with some kind of car trouble, such as a blown or flat tire. According to… Read More »

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Tesla in Hot Water Over Public Safety Again; This Time Over The “Smart Summon” Feature That Allows Car to Pick Up Owners Without Anyone Behind the Wheel

By The West Law Office |

After a number of high profile auto accidents that have cost some drivers and passengers their lives, Tesla appears to continue to put vehicles on the road that pose a serious injury risk to the public. This time, it’s the company’s V.10 software upgrade – the “Smart Summon” feature – which allows drivers to… Read More »

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