Posted on behalf of Stephens, Anderson & Cummings on Sep 15, 2016 in Truck Accidents
In 2014, there were 476,000 large truck and bus accidents throughout the country, resulting in fatalities for seven out of ten motorists in passenger vehicles involved in these crashes.
The latest proposal from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration… Read More
Posted on behalf of Stephens, Anderson & Cummings on Sep 13, 2016 in Auto Accidents
On Aug. 7, a Tesla Model S that was in autopilot mode on Highway 175 in Kaufman crashed into a guardrail at 80 miles per hour, injuring the occupant and throwing his dog into the back seat.
The occupant stated that he reached down to pet his dog and… Read More
Posted on behalf of Stephens, Anderson & Cummings on Sep 06, 2016 in Product Liability
On Aug. 22, a truck transporting Takata airbag parts crashed and exploded near Quemado, Texas, killing one person and injuring four others.
The crash caused the airbag propellant in the trailer to ignite, triggering a massive explosion that destroyed… Read More
Posted on behalf of Stephens, Anderson & Cummings on Sep 01, 2016 in Auto Accidents
In the first six months of 2016, 19,100 people died in car crashes, a nine percent increase compared to the first six months of 2015, according to analysis by the National Safety Council (NSC). Fatal car wrecks are also up 18 percent compared to the first… Read More
Posted on behalf of Stephens, Anderson & Cummings on Aug 30, 2016 in Insurance Lawyers
Insurance companies are supposed to act in good faith, including negotiating, investigating and settling claims as part of the “implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing.” This means that the insured and insurer establish a contract that entails… Read More
Posted on behalf of Stephens, Anderson & Cummings on Aug 25, 2016 in Auto Accidents
Car accidents caused by road debris are more common than you might think, according to a new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
From 2011 to 2014, more than 200,000 car accidents involving road debris were reported to police and these… Read More
Posted on behalf of Stephens, Anderson & Cummings on Aug 24, 2016 in Personal Injury
On Aug. 12, a seven-month old infant died after he was left all day in a hot SUV in a Wal-Mart parking lot just outside of San Antonio, Texas. Temperatures in the area were at or near 100 degrees for most of the afternoon.
The child’s father told police… Read More
Posted on behalf of Stephens, Anderson & Cummings on Aug 18, 2016 in Auto Accidents
There are an estimated 328,000 drowsy driving car accidents every year, which led to 5,000 deaths in 2015 alone, according to a shocking report on drowsy driving from the Governors Highway Safety Organization (GHSO).
According to the report, 83.6 million… Read More
Posted on behalf of Stephens, Anderson & Cummings on Aug 16, 2016 in Auto Accidents
Texas has the ninth-worst drivers in the country according to a new study from the financial tech firm SmartAsset. Researchers found that Texas has the highest percentage of drunk driving deaths in all 50 states at 40 percent.
The survey used data from… Read More
Posted on behalf of Stephens, Anderson & Cummings on Aug 11, 2016 in Auto Accidents
Distracted driving causes more than eight deaths and over 1,000 injuries every day, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). However, recent research shows that a majority of teenagers do not think distracted driving behaviors… Read More
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