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Distracted Driving in Texas – No room for multitasking

Debra Reynolds
Distracted driving that results in an auto accident can have lasting effects on everyone involved. From a minor fender-bender to a catastrophic injury that results in loss of life or limb, the physical, emotional, and financial loss that result from a distracted driving accident can be devastating. Previously, we discussed a recent cell phone ban specific to the North Texas...
Man holding phone in car, indicating a common cause of auto accidents

Little Elm’s Distracted Driving Ordinance

Debra Reynolds
If you drive in or near the city of Little Elm, Texas you need to be aware of an amendment to one of its city ordinances making it a violation to even hold your wireless device in your hand while in your vehicle. One of the obvious goal of the amended ordinance is to reduce auto accidents and injuries. If...
Doctors performing complex surgery

Healthcare Awareness: Patient Rights and Responsibilities

Debra Reynolds
It is safe to assume that most people have either signed or were provided a document regarding their rights and responsibilities as a patient receiving healthcare at a hospital. Whether this form was signed on your own behalf or on behalf of minor children or incapacitated loved ones, we have all likely been exposed to this document. But what does it...
Google self-driving car, from the side

DRIVERLESS VEHICLES – Although reality, still a thing of the future.

Debra Reynolds
I always loved watching The Jetsons when I was a kid and although it seemed so cool that cars could drive themselves (and in space to boot), I hardly believed we would ever see the day that this would actually happen. Well, technology develops quicker than the aging process, it seems, and has caught up with my disbelief’s. Smart cars...
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Another Word About Uninsured/Underinsured Motorists Coverage

Debra Reynolds
  The Insurance Journal recently published an article discussing the Allstate Corporation’s third-quarter profits, noting a profit drop of 17% due to an increase in claims and a slowdown in policy growth in the automobile insurance business. The increase in claims is reportedly from the real property side from catastrophe and liability.  To make up for the slip in profits, Allstate...
Kenai Fjord Glacier

The Importance of Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist Coverage

Debra Reynolds
I heard on the radio yesterday that if the ice melted in Alaska, Texas would assume the spot of the biggest State in the Union. Certainly, it is undisputed that Texas has the most roadways. It makes sense that we would also be ranked high in car fatalities. In Texas, car deaths make up the highest percentage of overall fatalities. Texas...
What Do You Do When Doctors Refuse to Treat After a Car Accident?

What Do You Do When Doctors Refuse to Treat After a Car Accident?

Debra Reynolds
  A car accident can range from a minor fender-bender to one that leaves you in pain and without a vehicle. Not only has your life been interrupted from its routine, but now you hurt and need to get treatment. Then this happens: You attempt to schedule an appointment with a doctor only to be told they don’t accept or...
Do individuals actually consider whether or not an employer subscribes to Texas Worker’s Compensation when choosing a job offer?

Post-Injury Waivers

Debra Reynolds
Do individuals actually consider whether or not an employer subscribes to Texas Worker’s Compensation when choosing a job offer? This article, originally published in the Dallas Morning News, provides a review on the current state of how some Texas employers limit their risk against employee injuries alternative to the traditional Texas Worker’s Compensation Program. Based on this article and a...
silver midsize SUV

Worst Rated Midsize SUVs for Frisco Drivers

Debra Reynolds
In recent history, SUVs have become the new minivan for families. With this new trend in purchase behavior, soccer moms (and football dads) are showing an increased concern about the safety ratings of these new midsize SUVs. The following data provides information on 4 midsize SUVs you should avoid, especially if you are driving in the Frisco area. Dodge Journey...
What to do after an accident

What To Do If You Are In An Auto Accident During Labor Day Weekend

Debra Reynolds
Imagine this: You’re driving with your family on the way to the grocery store, when suddenly you are rear-ended by a teenager who is a freshly-permitted driver. Even though you have far more experience driving, this is the first accident for either of you. Or, let’s say you’re driving down the highway and want to change lanes. You glance over...