Common causes of car accidents include alcohol, cell phone use, bad weather, and even debris on the road. The driver of a bus, involved in a wreck on Friday describes a different cause, break failure. The school bus, which was transporting 25 children, crashed into a house in a San Antonio military housing neighborhood. Of the bus occupants, two children, a teacher, and the bus driver were injured. A minor in the house was also injured. We send all the injured well wishes for a quick recovery.
Texas residents may be interested to learn that new research is being conducted on traumatic brain injuries. While the symptoms are well known, the underlying pathological causes are not well understood. This is due to the difficulty of researching TBIs in humans. Now, one researcher is using fruit flies in an effort to understand the connection between the injuries and their effects.
TBIs occur when an outside force causes the brain to strike the skull. While the initial effects of the injury can be mild and includes dizziness and loss of coordination, the long term effects can include memory loss, cognitive problems and severe depression.
An airplane crash in Galveston has resulted in the wrongful death of its two occupants, pilot, 51 year-old Keith Hibbett of Denton, Texas, and passenger, 66-year-old John Stephen Busby of the United Kingdom.
Whether minor injury or brain injury, Carnival Cruise is yet again under fire. In a case of déjà vu, another passenger has been injured aboard a Carnival Cruise Lines ship. The 52-year-old female passenger fell in an elevator while travelling aboard the Carnival Sensation. The fall caused injuries to both of her legs. The cruise line notified the United States Coast Guard of the incident. The Coast Guard proceeded to transport the injured passenger to a medical center in Florida. We send a big salute to the men and women of the Coast Guard for looking out for passengers of the Carnival Cruise Lines ships.
In Fayette County, TN a medical helicopter crashed this Tuesday morning. Three people died. The individuals have been identified as Carrie Barlow, Denise Adams and Charles Smith. Our hearts go out to their family and friends.
Car accidents have claimed many Texans lives this year. A North Texas man who died from injuries sustained in a car accident with a train is amongst one of the most recent fatalities. Saturday afternoon, 43-year-old Mohammed Al-Tayyeb was crossing the Trinity Railway Express tracks at the 12600 block of Calloway Cemetery Road when a passenger train suddenly struck him. Al-Tayyeb was trapped in his vehicle and died at the scene.
An experienced ATV rider or motorcycle rider may know that all-terrain vehicles can be extremely dangerous. ATVs and motorcycles do not have the kind of protection that cars and trucks have. That is why Texas ATV accidents can result in brain injuries or a wrongful death case.
Are you concerned about medical expenses from a San Antonio workplace accident? As you think about the costs of an injury like a broken leg, paralysis, or head injury, it is important to consider all of the damages that you have already incurred and that you may incur in the future.
Could a wrongful death lawsuits be in store for Carnival Cruise Lines? Carnival Cruise Lines has garnered more than its fair share of bad press in the last year. Everything from food poisoning to power outages to steering mechanism failure, Carnival has been at the epicenter of bad news.
Car accidents can be devastating. Motorcycle accidents more so especially, if the accident is caused by a manufacturer's defect. Anyone who drives a motorcycle will tell you of the dangers first hand. A motorcycle does not have the protection of the exoskeleton of a car. There is no shield between the driver and the driver's environment. A malfunction in the motorcycle can prove fatal or end in a brain injury. In recent years, product recalls have littered the news.