Anyone can fall at any time. In fact, these injuries cost more than $50 billion per year, in terms of things like broken bones and head injuries. Yet these physical wounds only tell part of the story. Many fall victims, especially older victims, are so afraid of subsequent falls that they basically become prisoners in their own homes.
As the weather heats up outside, the number of assaults usually goes up as well. Generally, hot temperatures increase violent crimes. Curiously, hot weather has almost no effect on theft and other property crimes.
If you are the parent of an underage driver, you may take a deep breath and cross your fingers every time your child gets behind the wheel.
You hope your 17-year-old does not drink, but even more important, you hope he does not drink and drive. The Texas DWI statistics are high and the penalties harsh for an underage driver convicted of this offense.
Most Tarrant County drug crimes are simple possession cases. That's true for 85 percent of drug cases overall, and over 90 percent of marijuana prosecutions.
This is not a metaphysical blog about whether or not dogs go to heaven. As a Weatherford personal injury attorney, that issue is far above my pay grade.
Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, hundreds of people usually drown in swimming pools across the nation. About 70 percent of these victims are children under 5. Many other victims sustain permanent brain injuries.
In 2018, Texas law enforcement officers arrested over 95,000 Texans for DWI. That figure was almost 10 percent higher than the 2017 arrest total. Prosecutors are very aggressive as well. The number of dismissals dropped sharply in 2018. In other words, Parker County prosecutors almost always pursue DWI cases, no matter how weak or strong the evidence is.
A car crash in Central Texas profoundly affected the lives of five North Texas families, as the wreck killed one person and seriously injured four others.
In the 2018-19 session, Texas lawmakers expanded the medical marijuana rules and legitimized CBD oil. However, a bill to decriminalize low-level possession failed.