Houston Personal Injury Blog - Denena Points, PC

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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Drivers Flee the Scene After Fatal Crashes

Fatal crashes are devastating for the victim’s family, especially if the driver flees the scene and leaves helpless passengers behind. While few would ever think that someone could do this—it does happen.   Fatal Hit-and-Runs Sadly Frequent In New Caney, Texas, a driver recently slammed into a parked semi-truck and then fled the scene in another vehicle, […]

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Amusement Park Death Intensifies Spotlight

Another tragic incident has taken the life of an amusement park visitor, this time a ten-year-old Kansas boy. The boy, Caleb Schwab, died while riding the Verrückt waterslide at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kansas. The exact details of Caleb’s death haven’t been officially released (and the public might never learn them, for a […]

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