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Taylor County real estate and oil boom may lead to more injuries.

Third Avenue Development Corp is a real estate division of Taylor Consulting Inc. Apparently, the company is adding another large piece of land to its real estate collection. The company recently announced that it has finished its due diligence for the project. This particular addition will include 10 acres near Abilene, Texas. This area is still booming with new oil and gas drilling and development. The property is located in Tye, Texas. Tye is a small community in Taylor County. The ongoing Cline shale boom has increased the population in the area along with work. A growth in people often means a growth in personal injury cases. Injury cases resulting from this type of growth comes from additional car accidents including those involving company vehicles and workplace injuries and premises liability injuries.

Ross Goveia is killed in a San Antonio, Texas car accident.

A truck and ambulance crashed into a car where Ross Goveia of San Antonio, Texas was a passenger. Mr. Goveia was taken to the San Antonio Military Medical Center in critical condition following the accident. He was pronounced dead at the hospital not long after the car accident. Our hearts and prayers go out to his family. It is not an unusual circumstance to find that an ambulance involved in a car accident. The ambulance in this incident was among three vehicles involved in a crash. The car accident happened on  Thursday night. Only Ross Goveia died as the resut of the car wreck.  Ross Goveia's family may have a wrongful death case.

Austin, TX man, Roberto Sanchez in wrong way accident with Juan Gabriel

Roberto Sanchez, an Austin, Texas resident died in an alleged wrong way driving car accident on Texas 71 early Sunday morning. He was 54-years-old.  According to police, Mr. Sanchez was driving a 2004 Nissan Pathfinder west in eastbound lanes when his SUV struck a 2007 Hino 268 commercial truck head-on. Another Austin resident, Juan Gabriel, was driving the commercial truck. We would imagine that Mr. Gabriel had suffered some bodily injury as the result of this high impact crash.  

10-year old, Rafael Ramirez, dies in Anaheim, CA car accident.

Police believe that a drunk driver killed a 10-year-old boy, Rafael Ramirez, and four family members in Anaheim, California. The potential drunk driver rear-ended their car at an Anaheim intersection, police said Sunday. Drunk driving Texas are not unique to Texas. They happen all over the United States. Many Texas personal injury lawyers have a unique set of skills due to the fact that (1) Texas has many drunk driving accidents; and (2) it is a state with strict driving while intoxicated laws. The Anaheim, California accident involved family members in the car that was stopped at a red light. That was when a pickup truck crashed into their car and caused this potential wrongful death case.

Dakota Beck of New Braunfels is lost in Lubbock, TX car accident.

Police officials in Lubbock, Texas are investigating a deadly car accident that involved a single-vehicle. The unfortunate accident resulted in the death of a  a New Braunfels teenager. The passenger of the vehicle has been identified as 19-year old Dakota Wayne Beck of New Braunfels. Dakota died at the scene.  The driver was identified as, 19-year old, Adam Juan Medina, also of New Braunfels.   According to Texas DPS official, the potential wrongful death accident  happened  after 5am this past Saturday. The area where the incident occurred is generally described as the intersection of FM 835 and East County Road 71-hundred in Lubbock. Our hearts and prayers go out to the family and friends of this young lost Texan.

Topeka looses Harold Eulert in motorcycle accident.

Motorcycle accidents continue in America. Recently, a new fatality victim, Harold H. Eulert, of Topeka died as a result of a motorcycle crash. He was 85-years-old at the time. He was involved in a a three-vehicle, chain-reaction crash Friday afternoon. The incident occurred on the Topeka Boulevard Bridge. Our hearts and thoughts go out to his family and friends.

Car accident near UTSA leaves a woman critically hurt.

A head-on collision occurred Thursday morning on UTSA Boulevard in San Antonio, Texas. The car accident left a 21-year-old female student in critical condition. We believe that she may have head injuries in addition to neck, back and other significant injuries. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her and her family. The other driver has been identified as a 27-year-old man. We believe that his injuries are serious as well.  

Children burned at Discovery Museum in Reno, Nevada

According to reports coming out of Reno, Nevada, six children were burned in a museum explosion incident. A minor explosion occurred during a science experiment at the Discovery Museum, a children's museum. It burned at least six children and forced the evacuation of the museum. The children's parents may have questions about the nature of the experiment and why the children where not better protected. Why did the museum not keep the experiment at a safe distance away from the children? And why did they fail to simply avoid this type and size of experiment from being conducted around the children?

Steamboat motorcycle accident claims lives of two.

A report coming out of Steamboat, Oregon have indicated that a man and woman were killed in an accident about 40 miles east of Roseburg Sunday afternoon. Winston resident Scotty Eugene Schull was riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound on Highway 138 East right before the accident. The police believe that the motorcycle traveled into the eastbound lane while negotiating a curve. They believe that his motorcycle struck the side of an eastbound Dodge Ram 3500 pickup driven by Darrell Brintnall of Portland. Is that what happened? Did the police witness the accident? Or did the Dodge Ram hit the side of the motorcycle.  Unfortunately, both Schull and his passenger Karen Sue Black of Winston were both pronounced dead at the scene. Our hearts and thoughts go out to the family and friends of Scotty and Karen.

Motorcycle accident in West, Texas on Canyon Drive

The Weaver Law Firm frequently discusses the many motorcycle accidents in Texas. Recently, another fatal motorcycle wreck occurred in West Texas. An Amarillo report indicates that the biker rider was named Thomas Moore. He was 33 years old at the time of the accident. Unfortunately, he dies at the scene of the accident. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.  According to police, his Harley-Davidson hit the back of a Toyota Camry in the 6200 block of Canyon Drive. There was also another Harley-Davidson motorcycle that was at the scene of the accident. This bike hit Thomas Moore's motorcycle.  According to a report, the bike slid out of control. The driver of the second Harley left the scene of the accident, but he was later located.

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