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Study: Cocaine Abuse by Truck Drivers May Be Underreported

Texas truck accident attorneys discuss the importance of drug testing A startling new report that claims higher than expected rates of cocaine and opioid use among truck drivers is renewing calls for hair follicle drug testing in the trucking industry. Impaired truckers increase the risk for truck accident fatalities and serious injuries such as paralysis,...

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Report: Harris County Ranks 10th in the Nation for Fatal Crashes

A Houston Car Accident Lawyer Explains What Drivers Should Know The roads and highways in Harris County can be dangerous. Traffic congestion combined with careless and reckless drivers can lead to fatal accidents. A recent report shows just how dangerous the roads are for drivers in Houston. According to an article in Culturemap, Harris County...

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Fire At ExxonMobil Refinery Leaves Several Injured

Four people were injured in an early morning fire at an ExxonMobil oil refinery in Baytown, Texas on December 23 in what a local sheriff is calling a “major industrial accident.” In a tweet, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said initial reports indicated that there had been some sort of explosion inside the plant. Deputies...

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Multiple Deaths, Injuries Reported After Travis Scott Concert at Astroworld Music Festival

Our thoughts are with the victims, and we are here to help Multiple people died and hundreds of others were injured when a crowd surged toward the stage during Travis Scott's performance at the Astroworld music festival in Houston on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. The tragic incident took place shortly after 9 p.m. at the...

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Truck Drivers Warned About Accident Risks of Low Bridges

A Houston truck accident attorney discusses the problem The driver of a big rig that tries to pass beneath a low bridge or travel on a non-permitted route could cause a serious truck accident. It’s become such a problem in Houston that officials at the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) officials are warning semi-truck drivers...

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Study Finds Offshore Oil Rig and Gas Worker Fatalities Are Undercounted

Our Texas oil rig accident lawyers reveal what you should know The federal government undercounts the number of workers who die as a result of offshore fatalities while working on offshore oil and gas rigs, according to a recent, in-depth study that examined fatalities for offshore oil rig accidents. As a result of such undercounting,...

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Pipeline workers die in North Central Texas explosion

Two North Central Texas men were recently killed in a worksite natural gas explosion about 15 miles outside of Dallas. The deadly accident happened in Farmersville around 3:30 p.m. in late-June at a construction site near State Highway 78 and FM2756. The men who died were subcontractors for Atmos Energy. Employees from Bobcat Construction and Fesco Petroleum...

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