Category: traumatic brain injuries

A report from the U.S. Department of Transportation showed that the number of fatal 18 wheeler accidents has increased since 2009. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reported that the number of fatal accidents involving large trucks or buses increased by 8 percent from 2014 to 2015, and by 20 percent from 2009 to 2015. […]

A recent study published in the Journal of Neurotrauma revealed a potential link between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and impulse control problems. The study, conducted by scientists at the University of British Columbia in Canada, found that even a slight brain injury can lead to a lack of impulse control in rats. The study’s lead […]

A fatal Texas 18 wheeler wreck has had a devastating effect on one small community. A bus carrying the cheerleading squad from Iraan High School struck a tractor trailer on Interstate 20 near Big Spring, Texas. An adult passenger on the bus, who was the president of the school’s booster club and a sponsor of […]

The East Texas area is home to several extremely dangerous roads. For instance, Interstate 20 (from Canton to Tyler and through Longview) has a long history of dangerous 18 wheeler accidents. Many of these 18 wheeler wrecks have led to the wrongful deaths of numerous victims. However, many of these 18-wheeler wrecks can be prevented. […]

On a sunny winter morning in 2014, our client, a young mother, was driving home from work on a two lane road. The only traffic was the truck directly behind her and the one Jeep Liberty in front of her in the opposite lane. She had driven home on that same road multiple times, so […]

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are so incredibly dangerous to those who suffer them for two reasons. Firstly, any harm to such a critical organ is sure to be severe and could result in a wrongful death, even in considerably minor accidents. Secondly, a TBI might not be readily apparent and instead worsen dramatically over time […]