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December 2013 Archives

How do I find out the cause of a truck accident in Alice, Texas?

The Texas Department of Public Safety reported that two people died in an 18-wheeler accident. The truck accident happened neat Alice, Texas.  The two people from San Antonio were in a 2004 Dodge Dakota. Texas DPS claim that they crashed into the tractor-trailer. The Texas DPS' position is that Dodge truck crashed into the 18-wheeler. However, is that how the accident happened? Is this Christmas day truck accident a wrongful death accident?

Harris County constables increase patrols for drunk drivers to avoid car accidents

In Houston, Texas, Precinct 4 constables are increasing patrols between December 28 through New Year's Day. The intent to increase patrols is to target anyone driving while impaired. The police authorities would like to prevent drunk drivers from causing car accidents. The Harris County district attorney's office is also involved. Driving while intoxicated car crashes often result in wrongful death accidents. Families are hurt because of the thoughtlessness of a drunk driver.

Owner Finance TX Real Estate after wrongful death accident.

After a wrongful death case, when the family is left to handle the estate of their lost family member, certain responsibilities arise. The family is often left with distributing the estate and selling real property. Sometimes the potential new owner cannot qualify for financing. In such a situation, owner financing may be the effective way to sell real estate. Please note though that recent state and federal legislation make such a transaction more difficult than it used to be. Consult a real estate lawyer with experience in such matters,

Why use a Texas affidavit of heirship after a wrongful death?

When do you need an affidavit of heirship? In a real estate transaction? After a wrongful death incident? Maybe both. If a person dies without a will and the deed that would transfer title does not include joint tenancy with survivorship language, then questions may arise about who has title.  The real property remaining after the death of an individual is often referred to as "heirship property." We understand that after loosing someone in a car accident or through a wrongful death case, dealing with family affairs may be difficult. Therefore, we provide some information that may help.

Highway 45 car accident leds to death of young man

Houston police are investigating an accident that resulted in the death of a young male. The car accident happened on the Gulf Freeway (South Interstate Highway 45). The car accident occurred about 11:25 p.m. this past Tuesday, December 24, 2013. Our hearts and prayers go out to his family and friends. We know that they may be encountering much grief. We also know that they most likely have many unanswered questions. Is this a wrongful death case.

Pearland, TX propane tank explosion burns resident

Local news has reported that a Pearland, Texas man was burned and injured after a propane canister exploded. The propane canister was located in his garage when it exploded. That was when his garage caught on fire. It happened in the 5100 block of Rockland. Luckily, this explosion did not lead to a wrongful death case. Still, a personal injury did occur.

What doctors should I see for back pain after a car accident?

You have been in a car accident and now experience back pain. What do you do? What type of medical care should you seek? Find the right kind of back pain treatment if you are in a Texas city like Houston or San Antonio. These cities are known for their medical care providers. If you are suffering from back pain, consult your doctor. Did you know that back pain is one of the most common medical problems in the United States? Approximately 25% of U.S. adults experience a day of back pain in any given three-month period.

David McBryde of East Texas Dies in 18-Wheeler Accident

David Michael McBryde of East Texas has died from his injuries following a truck accident. The collision occurred sometime around 3:30 a.m. The Texas Department of Public Safety reports that the 54-year-old man of Bloomburg was driving a Chevrolet Lumina headed eastbound on Hwy 155 when he crossed over in the westbound lanes on a curve and collided head on with an 18-wheeler that was travelling in the opposite direction.

Know this before signing insurance papers after a Pearland car wreck.

If you have been in a Pearland, Texas car accident, you may want to put it behind you as soon as possible. It is important to not rush into signing any insurance paperwork without talking to a lawyer first. Ask yourself this question: Is the other driver's insurance company your friend? Do you think that they are looking out for your best interest or theirs?

Truck Accident in Lewisville, TX Injures Three

Three people injured in a truck accident remain in unknown condition. The accident occurred on Wednesday evening at about 5:00 p.m. when an SUV, a GMC Envoy, ran a red traffic light at the State Highway 121 Business and Railroad Street intersection in Lewisville. Lewisville officials report the SUV was travelling eastbound on State Highway 121 Business when the driver failed to stop at a red traffic light and struck a school bus that then veered and crashed into a small car, a Honda Civic.

Distracted Driving Simulation Raises Awareness in Texas

Distracted driving car accidents in Texas and nationwide have shown a steady increase. Statistics show that Texas has seen an increase in traffic-related fatalities of nearly 10% this year alone, many of which have been partly attributed to distracted drivers.

How are Biomechanical engineers used in a brain injury case?

Biomechanical engineers frequently answer questions of injury causation and prevention in traumatic brain injury (TBI) cases. They may compare forces of accelerations experienced by the dead in an incident to those required to cause the diagnosed injury.

Using Vocational Therapists in a TX Brain injury case.

When considering experts in a Texas brain injury case, consider a vocational therapist. In conjunction with the vocational therapist, you may want to use an occupational therapists. Occupational therapists use purposeful activities as a means of preventing, reducing, or overcoming physical and emotional challenges to ensure the highest level of independent functioning in meaningful daily living. Areas commonly addressed include: thinking shills; vision; driving; money management; time management; priority setting; and homemaking.

News on recent Bexar County motorcycle accident.

The motorcycle rider that was killed in a Wednesday night crash on U.S. Highway 281 has been identified. The Bexar County Medical Examiner's office has identified the motorcyclist as Brandon Batres.  He was 23 years old. The accident occurred in the 21000 block of U.S. Highway 281 North, in the southbound lanes near Evans Road.

What can cause an ATV accident in Texas?

If you have experience riding an ATV, you may know that all-terrain vehicles can be dangerous. ATVs do not have much protection for their riders. This is why an ATV accident can cause serious injury or death, which may lead to a wrongful death case. We would imagine that ATV riders are safety conscious. Riding safety should be a priority. Still, accidents can still happen. What are some of the leading causes of Texas ATV accidents?

School Bus Accident in Athens, Texas Injures Nine Children

A school bus accident in Athens, Texas resulted in injuries to nine children. On Wednesday afternoon, two Athens Independent School District buses transporting children between the ages of five and ten were involved in an accident.

Acidente de Autobus en Athens, Texas Deja Heridos a Nuevo Niños

Un accidente de autobús en Athens, Texas produjo heridas a nueve niños. El miércoles por la tarde, dos autobuses del Distrito Escolar Independiente de Athens transportando a niños entre las edades de cinco y diez años estuvieron implicados en un accidente.

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