Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : March 29, 2017

Dallas Accident and Injury News

Post Injury Drug Testing and Texas Workers' Compensation

Some companies want their injured employees to submit to drug testing immediately after an accident has taken place. They do so to eliminate intoxication as a cause of the accident, which may preclude an employee from seeking workers’ compensation benefits. Federal laws require federal employees and workers in certain industries, like those who must work Read More


What Causes a Tire to Blowout?

Tire blowouts are often sudden and unexpected, leaving a driver scrambling to compensate for the lost control. Many blowouts are preventable with the right maintenance routine, but others can happen because of faulty products and weather conditions. What You Need to Know About Tire Blowouts Blowouts are more likely to happen in the warmer months Read More


Biggest Drug Injury Lawsuits in the U.S.

It seems there are new class action suits against pharmaceutical companies every day. Most of the biggest claims throughout history have affected thousands of people and caused life-altering affects they will have to live with for the rest of their lives. Here are some of the most prominent drug injury lawsuits in the U.S: American Read More


What to Do When There is an Accident in the Workplace

All workplace accidents should be reported, regardless of how minor. Seemingly small injuries can compound over time or become worse after the initial experience. Reporting an accident is one of the best ways to ensure you are able to get the coverage you need if you ever need to stay out of work to recover Read More


Tips for Handling a Car Accident

Car accidents can be tricky to navigate in the hours and days after the fact. You’ll likely be asked a series of the same questions from police officers, friends, medical providers, insurance company representatives, and others. If you have never been in an accident before, however, you may not know what to do or what Read More


Common Vehicle Malfunctions and How to Handle Them

Vehicle malfunctions are often sudden, unexpected, and frightening. Poor maintenance practices can increase the risk of a malfunction, but properly maintained vehicles also face changing variables on the roads that can cause tire blow outs, steering issues, and other commonly reported malfunctions. Knowing how to handle a vehicle malfunction when it happens to you can Read More


What are the Most Common Workplace Accidents?

Workplace accidents are some of the most common reasons workers’ compensation claims are filed. Some jobs are more hazardous than others, but even a slip and fall accident can have devastating effects for employees in the workplace. Many of these common accidents are caused by negligent activities. Employers cause accidents by taking shortcuts, failing to Read More


How to Drive Safely in a Hailstorm

Hailstorms are bad enough to weather at home, but on the road, they can quickly lead to trouble. Depending on the severity of the weather, hail is often accompanied by many other hazardous conditions including high wind speeds, dark skies, thunder, lightning, and the possibility of a tornado. Hailstorms can inflict significant damage in a Read More


Teaching Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe Around Dogs

Many children love dogs and look forward to any opportunity to pet, play with, and run around with furry pets. However, children can easily become the victim of a dog bite or attack, which can scar them forever both physically and emotionally. Teaching children how to behave around strange dogs can help them feel more Read More


How to Spot Signs of Aggression in Animals

Many violent encounters with animals happen because children and adults misread signs of insecurity, fear, and aggression, all of which can lead to a bite or attack. Here are some of the most common signs of aggression to beware of in domesticated or feral mammals and how to react when you see them: Signs of Read More

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