• Teens Who Consider Themselves “Safe Drivers” Admit They Still Text Behind the Wheel

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 10-Aug-2015

    According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, distracted drivers have been responsible for over 3,000 fatal crashes in 2013 alone, 10 percent of which resulted in teen deaths. The numbers continue to grow at alarming, even epidemic levels. Even teens who consider themselves to be safe drivers have overwhelmingly admitted to texting and checking their ...
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  • Fracking Accidents Pose Dangers to Texas Residents

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 31-Jul-2015

    Drilling for oil and gas is nothing new in Texas, but as drilling rigs creep closer to populated areas, communities are growing anxious about the consequences of hydraulic fracturing. Also known as fracking, this technology is carried out in many U.S. states and is widely reported to be the cause of diminished air quality, poisoned ...
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  • Are High-Tech Dashboards the New Distracted Driving Threat?

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 21-Jul-2015

    Dashboard displays have brought about a new wave of concern among safety experts, who liken the high-tech displays to smartphones. According to The New York Times, automakers are more than willing to accommodate consumers’ appetites for flashy dashboard displays, but a former California lawmaker says they’re dangerous. Joe Simitian, the lawmaker who spearheaded California’s campaign ...
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  • Supreme Court Opens Door to Wrongful Death Claims for Same-Sex Couples

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 14-Jul-2015

    The LGBT community and its advocates have many reasons to celebrate, and marriage isn’t the only one. With the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage across the nation comes a slew of new legal implications and benefits previously withheld from LGBT couples. Now, for example, same-sex couples can adopt children regardless of where they ...
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  • Silica Exposure Threatens Millions of Americans

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 08-Jul-2015

    In 1974, the United States government warned consumers of a dangerous substance, silica. Forty-one years later, silica still threatens the lives of many American construction workers. When crushed, crystalline silica turns to small, shard-like particles. When workers inhale silica dust, they develop a medical condition called silicosis (lung fibrosis). In short, silicosis occurs when the ...
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