Houston Personal Injury Blog - Denena Points, PC

Drunk Driving Involved in Rodeo Bus Crash

Tragedy struck on Saturday, March 5, about two miles from NRG Stadium when a speeding drunk driver caused a fatal, multi-vehicle crash. The sixty-five-year-old victim was killed after a Chevrolet Avalanche rear-ended his Nissan 370Z, which was stopped on Alameda at a red light. His vehicle was pushed into the intersection at Reed, which caused […]

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Abnormal Behavior Leads to Car-on-Bicycle Hit-and-Run

Two bicyclists tragically lost their lives to a hit-and-run car driver who allegedly fled a Waller County accident scene on foot and then hid in an empty stranger’s hunting lodge. The very brave Brookshire homeowner Mark Newkirk returned, found the man on the couch, and somehow convinced him to turn himself in. A third bicyclist […]

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Millennials Top List of Dangerous Drivers

  “What’s the matter with kids today?” Older generations love to blame things on the young, but in decrying the driving habits of millennials, critics are spot on. An alarming AAA study details the fact that 88 percent of these drivers have sped, run red lights, and texted while behind the wheel—all in the thirty […]

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The Five Most Dangerous Intersections in Houston

Driving in Houston can be an epic test of both your patience and your safety. The Houston Chronicle reports that of the worst US commutes, Houston is number four behind Los Angeles; Washington, DC; and San Francisco. Every year, commuters here waste seventy-four hours of their life crawling through traffic. Along with high traffic congestion […]

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When Street Racing Turns Deadly

For decades, Houston has seen countless illegal drag races played out on its highways. A major appeal of these contests is the adrenaline rush of flooring tricked-out, nitrous-burning vehicles that hit triple-digit speeds within seconds. But with the thrill comes consequences, and innocent victims are often caught in the path of these reckless drivers. Such […]

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Apple Sued Over FaceTime Crash

The family of a five-year-old girl killed by a distracted driver in 2014 is now suing Apple for negligence. The essence of their claim is that the company’s FaceTime app, which the driver who caused the crash was using at the time, was not made safer despite known risks and that Apple also failed to […]

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Victims of Mexican Fireworks Explosion Treated in Houston-Area Hospital

Several children were flown from Tultepec, Mexico, to Shriners Hospital in Galveston, Texas, for burn treatments following a horrific fireworks market explosion on December 20. That tragedy claimed thirty-four lives and injured more than sixty people, including other children who were in too-critical condition to be relocated to the American burn unit’s pediatrics division. Shriners […]

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Drunk Driver Causes Fatal Multiple-Vehicle Pileup

One person was killed and more were injured after a multiple-vehicle Houston pileup that is being blamed on a drunk driver. On North Freeway in the early hours of the morning on December 10, the drunk driver’s truck either slowed or stopped in the road, causing a gray Nissan Pathfinder behind to crash into it. […]

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Car Wash Exposes Defective Auto Brake Systems

Some things just need to work. Brakes are one of them. You need to be able to stop and stay stopped when necessary. It is possible for any product, including defective brakes, to make it through the quality control checks and find their way onto your car. After the inevitable resulting accident, who do you […]

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