Many Texans have experienced that personal request from a family member or friend to be a child's guardian in the event anything should happen to the parent. Now that the child's parents have died in a car crash on a Texas Highway line I-35 or I-10, or another Houston or San Antonio road, you may find yourself in that position to care for the child. You would do anything for this child, but what do you do next?
Too often, Texas bars and those in Houston, San Antonio, and Austin, Texas serve too much alcohol to patrons that lead to car accidents and death. That is why the Texas Supreme Court has interpreted the purpose behind the Dram Shop Act to be to discourage providers of alcoholic beverages from serving alcoholic beverages to obviously intoxicated persons who may inflict serious injury among themselves or others. For a definition of Dram Shop, please visit our previous blog article.
On or about August 29, 2013, in Houston, Texas a car crash was violent enough to split a car in half. One vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when it crashed on Westheimer Road. In auto-accident caused two people to be severely injured and require hospital care. The car crash happened near Westheimer Parkway around 2:20 a.m.Houston police officers reported that a silver Honda sedan was traveling eastbound when the male driver could not control the vehicle and hit a concrete curb. Next, the car crashed into a fire hydrant and then struck a shopping center sign. The shopping center sign helped split the vehicle in two. This was unique car accident.The male driver was taken to the hospital. The female passenger was sent to the hospital in critical condition while the male driver was reported in stable condition. In incidents like the one described, it is not uncommon for the people in the vehicles to suffer from head and brain injuries. Even more common are neck and back injuries. The victims could be hurting from spinal and soft tissue injuries. If you have recently been in an accident and have been hurt in anyway, it is important to see a doctor immediately. Call a law firm that can investigate cases further, one that can properly interview witnesses and experts. Witnesses and experts may be essential in establishing a case. If you have been injured in a car accident and have questions about your case, feel free to call us at: 713-454-7875.