Year: 2014

Injuries in Texas’ Public Parks—Who’s to Blame

Throughout Texas’ urban areas, there has been a significant increase in the number of public parks that are used by members of the community. While public parks are definitely a great benefit to those who utilize them, public parks also often serve as a location where injuries occur. The following…

A Look at the 10 Most Dangerous Occupations in Texas

While Texas may appear to be a relatively safe state, the Lone Star State led the nation in work-related deaths in 2012 with a startling 433 fatal work injuries, according to CBS News. For a run down on the ten most dangerous occupations in Texas, read on: Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers…

The Perils of Interstate 35 in Texas1

The major freeway that runs north and south in Texas is Interstate 35, more colloquially referred to as I-35. While the highway is an extremely effective means of north-and-south transportation across the state, as it stretches from Laredo in the south to Gainesville in the north and passes through San…