Even if they have a good argument that they are legally disabled and thus entitled to Social Security benefits, many residents of Killeen, Texas, or the Fort Hood area will still wind up having their applications denied at the initial stages.
Many agree that the problem with drugged driving has gotten worse over recent years. Although not necessarily a smoking gun, one piece of evidence to this point is that, in 2016, of drivers who died in fatal car accidents, 44 percent had drugs in their systems. In 2006, this number was only 28 percent.
Driver safety is one of the main considerations for state governments looking to reduce motor vehicle accidents. Accidents on the roadways cause serious injuries and even death on a daily basis.
Unlike several other states, Texas uses what is called a net income approach to figuring child support. What this means is that a Killeen parent's income, and only that income, will be what determines the support obligation of that parent.
A person need not be an expert in criminal law to know that getting a drunk driving conviction can be a serious affair. Even for a first-time offender who was simply stopped by a police officer after having a few drinks with friends, a conviction can mean a lot of hardship in both the short term and the long term.
Sometimes the liability for an injury is a black-and-white matter. When an aggressive dog, whose owner failed to use a leash, bites you, the owner is accountable. Sometimes liability is not quite so easy to identify, though, as when you sustain an injury on public property—and it may not be the result of a single person's negligence.
A previous post on this blog discussed who people are most likely to be communicating with when they choose to engage in distracted driving. This same report also described what some might call a distracted driving season, that is, a time of the year in which it is more likely that an innocent Texas motorist might be victimized by a distracted driver.