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The Many Forms Of Distracted Driving

Debra Reynolds
On any given day, in any given town or city across the country, someone is engaging in activities behind the wheel that distract them from their sole responsibility of driving safely and adhering to traffic laws. Although much has been published, reported on, studied, and discussed regarding the use of cell phones while driving and the very real consequences a...
Distracted Driving, Drowsy Driving and Negligence

The Night Shift and Driver Safety

Debra Reynolds
Distracted driving can take many forms. Unfortunately, it is not too uncommon to read news stories about individuals who text while driving resulting in car crashes ranging from minor fender-benders to catastrophic bodily injuries or death. But what about driver fatigue? Our communities may need to be concerned with night shift workers taking the wheel after their shift is over....
Aerial view of auto accident

What To Do If You Are Involved In A Car Accident

Debra Reynolds
Car accidents can happen to anyone at any time. Car crashes can range from the most minor “fender-bender”, where only property damage is involved, to the most violent of auto crashes that result in catastrophic, life-altering personal injury, even death. We have provided some guidelines to consider when you or someone you know has been involved in a car accident.  ...
Debra Reynolds, Frisco, TX attorney with Reynolds & Reynolds Law Firm, and her family

Reynolds & Reynolds Celebrates Milestone

Debra Reynolds
We would like to thank our wonderful families and friends for their support in making our goal a reality. Today we celebrate the first anniversary of the establishment of The Law Offices of Reynolds & Reynolds, PLLC. We are humbled and blessed by the many people who have chosen Reynolds & Reynolds for their legal representation after suffering the misfortune...

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...
Toy car placed atop map of the United States

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...