• Hands Free Isn’t Distraction Free, Studies Show

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 05-Nov-2015

    Distracted driving is dangerous – every driver knows this – but many don’t seem to think it’s that risky, especially when it comes to using hands-free devices. A recent study showed that smartphones and in-car systems like voice-activated GPS can actually keep your attention away from the road for nearly 30 seconds.That’s a lot of ...
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  • KIA Recalls About 377,000 Vehicles Due to Mechanical Errors that Have Injured 3 People

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 29-Oct-2015

    ecently, Kia, a South Korean car manufacturer, recalled over 377,000 of their Sorento SUV models because the vehicles’ transmissions can be shifted out of the parking setting and into “drive” or “reverse” when a driver’s foot is not on the brake pedal. The recall effects any Sorento models from 2011 to 2013. Sources claim that ...
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  • Downtown Houston Scaffolding Accident Leaves Several Trapped and Injured

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 16-Oct-2015

    A major scaffolding collapse at 500 Crawford in downtown Houston just after 11 a.m. this morning has resulted in injury to at least six construction workers. The accident occurred just outside of a luxury apartment building under construction near Minute Maid Park. The Houston Fire Department responded to the scene within minutes of the initial ...
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  • Recaro Recalls Car Seats After Battle with Safety Regulators

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 24-Sep-2015

    After more than a year and a half of resistance, child safety seat manufacturer Recaro has finally decided to recall more than 173,000 unsafe car seats. The National Highway Safety and Traffic Administration (NHSTA) discovered the problem in late 2013 during a series of routine crash tests. The tests revealed that a part that helps ...
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  • The Rise of Workplace Fatalities in Texas

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 23-Sep-2015

    For roughly 11 years, Texas has led the nation in total workplace deaths. In 2014, the number of people killed on the job significantly increased. According to preliminary federal data that was released on September 17, a total of 524 employees died in the workplace during that year. The year before, the United States Bureau ...
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