Tom’s Crosley’s article “High-Flying Danger” has been featured in the December 2016 issue of Trial magazine. In the past, we have discussed the unique and very real risk of injury that trampoline [...]
A car accident can disrupt your life in physical, emotional, and financial ways, especially when the collision involves an uninsured driver.
With everything we now know about distracted driving, it is shocking that texting while driving is still legal here in Texas. Everyone seems to know the dangers of distracted driving, yet millions of people continue to do it every day. Distracted Driving Statistics The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that motor vehicle […]
Big commercial trucks are the largest and most dangerous vehicles on our roadways. Wrecks involving these trucks often cause significant damage to both property and human life, and these crashes have also been on the rise in recent years. Today, more than one in 10 traffic fatalities results from a crash involving a large truck, […]
As medical and recreational marijuana use become more socially and legally acceptable across the United States, experts are collecting data about the possible impacts. One of the most important ways in which marijuana use may affect society is its potential impact on traffic safety.
Texas, along with 25 other states, experienced a record number of auto-pedestrian accidents and fatalities in 2015. This is part of a steady increase in these types of accidents the past decade. A Record-Setting Year for Pedestrian Fatalities According to preliminary 2015 data from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), there was an overall 10% […]
Dealing with the aftermath of an auto accident can be frustrating and complicated. Many factors affect how you need to move forward: Do you have health insurance? Who was at fault? What kind of auto insurance did both drivers have? How severe were the injuries? Where did you seek medical care? The answers to these […]
A new study shows that drivers in the United States are distracted more than half the time they are driving. Let that sink in. More than half the time someone is driving, he or she is distracted by something. That means there is an extremely high chance of someone not paying 100% attention to the […]
Everyone knows how distracting a cell phone can be when you’re behind the wheel. In 2014 alone, 3,179 people were killed in accidents that reportedly involved distracted driving. Most of us would hope that people who drive professionally, like commercial truckers, would be more sensible than the general population in this regard. Unfortunately, a number […]
March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month Car accidents have traumatic and long-lasting impacts on victims’ lives, especially when those victims sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI). In fact, motor vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of death and injury every year in the United States, and they are among the top three leading […]
We usually associate traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) with car crashes, but a growing number of children are suffering these serious injuries in a surprising setting: the playground.
As a leading attorney in the field of brain injury cases, Tom Crosley possesses an intimate understanding of the signs and symptoms associated with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). In this video, he explains what those symptoms tend to look like. As Crosley explains, there are three types of brain injuries in the context of […]
Toppling Televisions: A Danger Hidden in Plain Sight Often, the most dangerous things around us stay hidden in plain sight. Because they’re part of our normal routines, we take for granted how hazardous they really are. When we get into our cars, for example, we run the risk that we will be involved in a […]
We’re constantly learning new things about the human brain and the neurological factors that lead people to behave in certain ways. At the same time, we understand a great deal more than we used to about mental and emotional illness, including how they can manifest from physical causes. This is true regarding suicide, which in […]
An insurance company has made you a settlement offer for your personal injury claim. Should you accept? In this video, Attorney Tom Crosley of Crosley Law Firm explains what factors you need to consider if you find yourself in this situation. Crosley offers two different scenarios for considering a settlement and explains how you should […]
Hands-Free Technology Cell phones are multitasking wonders—we use them to explore the web, to email, to text, and to occasionally make an old-fashioned phone call. Hands-free technology offers the opportunity to continue multitasking and stay connected while driving, with the promise that we can do so safely. However, studies suggest that hands-free technology contributes to […]
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a life-changing event, but many people don’t really know what occurs during a TBI. Personal injury attorney Tom Crosley of Crosley Law Firm explains the basic mechanisms of TBIs in this video: A traumatic brain injury is an external force or trauma that results in an injury to the […]