On September 1, 2015, a car rear-ended an Alice Independent School District bus around 4pm. 19-year old Brenda Lee Cantu was driving a grey colored Chrysler when she struck the school bus at an intersection. The bus was loaded with young students. The accident occurred in the midst of busy traffic.
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.
Is franking causing car and truck accidents? According to an Associated Press report showing an analysis of traffic deaths and U.S. census data in six drilling states shows that in some places, fatalities have more than quadrupled since 2004. News reports are spreading the alleged connection. However, is this just another attempt to add to the negativity surrounding fracking? According to police authorities Karnes County, Texas, they have been overwhelmed by the surge in serious accidents. Could that be because of population growth in the area and perhaps fatigued drivers or additional drunk drivers on the road?
Plenty of motorcyclists enjoy the open roads in Texas. You may see groups of bikers in places like Bourne and Gruene, Texas. However, too often nice joy rides lead to injury because automobile drivers file to see motorcyclists. Because of the serious injuries and deaths related to motorcycle accidents, Fort Stockton recognizes the whole month of May as "Motorcycle Safety & Awareness Month." The Fort Stockton City Council met in open session Monday night for an abbreviated session. One of the main topics of discussion included an agenda to promote motorcycle safety.
Travelers insurance company reported that strains accounted for more workplace injuries than the next two largest causes combined. The second and third most popular of workplace injury complaints are sprains and fractures. They were often related to sudden injuries and also the result of accidents. An injured employee may ask, "What do I do after I am injured on the job?" The first answer is: 1) know your resources, 2) know your rights, and 3) call an experienced lawyer.
In an area near Falfurrias, Texas in Brooks County, a rancher tries to help save lives on the real property. He hopes that his efforts will help save illegal immigrants who get lost in the brush. The rancher, Lavoyger Durham, said he is tired of the loss of life on his ranch. He knows that countless illegal immigrants travel through the ranch on foot. They do so in the Texas hot weather.
There were several car accidents on Interstate 30 in Clark County this past weekend. One of the accidents resulted in a fatality and a possible wrongful death case. The young lady that died has been named: Kailey Massey. She was a 20 year old resident of Spring, Texas. She died after being involved in the Saturday afternoon 18-wheeler accident. According to reports, she rear-ended an 18-wheeler which resulted in the fatal crash. What caused the crash? Did the truck driver come to an abrupt stop where Ms. Massey could not avoid the accident?
Josh Brent is a former Dallas Cowboy. He now has an upcoming trial related to the death of his teammate. The death related to a 2012 car accident, a possible wrongful death case. There are allegations that Brent was driving drunk when the car crash occurred.
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?
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?