Bill to Increase Hit and Run Punishment

The Texas Senate unanimously passed a bill yesterday to toughen the punishment for those that flee the scene of an accident that results in an injury or death. Senate Bill 275, endorsed by Senator Kirk Watson, aims at making the … Continued

March Product Recalls with Reported Incidents

Every month, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) alerts the public to product recalls that range from appliances to children’s products to exercise equipment. This month, for your safety and awareness, we pulled together a list of products that have … Continued

The Most Common Basketball Injuries

This year’s 68 NCAA Tournament teams are united by enjoying reasonably successful seasons thus far. But as they face March Madness, they have something else in common: the threat of injury. Regardless of their team’s rank, basketball injuries can affect … Continued

Yoga: Worth the Risk?

Yoga, a physical and spiritual practice cherished by millions of Americans, came under scientific scrutiny recently for its capacity to cause serious physical damage, including brain injury.  William J. Broad, yoga enthusiast and author of The Science of Yoga as … Continued

3 Spring Break Safety Tips

Spring break is a time to enjoy the refreshing weather, relax and have fun, but it can also be a dangerous time. To keep you and your loved ones safe, here are three spring break safety tips to keep in … Continued

New Trucking Rules Go Into Effect Soon

Beginning July 1st, 2013, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will hold the trucking industry accountable for adhering to the new hours-of-service (HOS) rule. This new rule requires a reduction in the maximum number of workable hours per week, … Continued

What To Do If You are Injured at SXSW

While walking around downtown Austin this week, you will hear live music from every street corner, overhear people chatting about who they met at interactive events and see people lining up for the newest film premiere. But you might also … Continued