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Fatal accident claims 2 lives

A woman who was said to be 19 years old recently lost her life in a tragic Texas pedestrian accident, leaving her family to question how such a young woman could be gone so soon. According to police, she was killed while in the process of trying to help a man who had just gotten into an accident. This man also died at the scene. The fatal accident took place along Interstate 20.

What the court considers in a wrongful death claim

Someone close to you, perhaps your parent or child, died as a result of someone's negligence. Among other steps, you may be wondering about the viability of filing a wrongful death claim. The first thing to know is that time is an issue. For example, the statute of limitations to file is two years.

Fatal car accident kills wife of former Texas Commissioner

A two-vehicle crash occurred on the night of Wednesday, April 5 just before 11 p.m. near Los Fresnos. The fatal car accident claimed the life of the wife of former Texas Health and Human Services Commissioner Chris Traylor. The 53-year-old woman, Laura Lee Traylor, was from Austin.

Fatal accident in Texas claims 2 lives, injures several

A multi-vehicle crash that occurred on March 6 shut down Highway 380 in Texas for over six hours. The fatal accident killed two people and injured several others. Preliminary information indicates that troopers responded to the scene of the crash at around 2:16 p.m. that Monday afternoon to offer assistance and begin their investigation.

Fatal accident in Texas kills driver, injures passenger

An incident of drunk driving has claimed yet another life in a tragic accident that could potentially have been avoided. According to police reports, a man was killed in a fatal accident in Texas early on the morning of Feb. 25. The crash appears to have been caused by a drunk driver, and in addition to the fatality, the incident left another individual seriously injured.

Fatal car accident in Texas claims lives of 2 sisters

A Texas man is facing homicide charges after allegedly causing a car crash on Jan. 14. The 30-year-old driver was arrested for his involvement in a fatal car accident that killed two sisters and injured at least one individual. In lieu of $20,000 bond, he was reportedly remanded to the Hidalgo County Jail.

Multi-vehicle fatal accident on I-10 leaves 2 dead, 2 injured

Traffic was closed for hours on Interstate 10 close to Vidor after an 18-wheeler collided with two trucks on Tuesday, Jan. 10. The Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the multiple vehicle crash at approximately 12:15 p.m. Sadly, the fatal accident left two people dead and two more injured.

Fatal accident in Texas claims life of man, injures woman

A car crash involving a semi-tanker trailer colliding with a pickup claimed the life of a Texas man early in the night of Jan. 1. The fatal accident occurred on Interstate 35 at approximately 8:15 p.m. on that Sunday evening. Officials report that that the apparently-disabled pickup was stopped in or near the outside shoulder of the interstate near Troy, around mile marker 314. While it was sitting there, it was struck in the left rear by the semi-tanker trailer.

Apparent wrongful death of family prompts overdue road changes

When disaster strikes near a holiday, people may forever associate that holiday with sorrow and grief. This may be true for loved ones of a Texas family who met a tragic end on Christmas Eve. Even as they struggle to cope with the evident wrongful death of the family, loved ones may also be asking questions about the accident and why authorities did not heed many warnings about a dangerous stretch of highway.

Man may face wrongful death suit after backhoe accident

Family members of a young woman who died recently in a bizarre accident are undoubtedly waiting for information about the man believed responsible. Indeed, many people in Texas are wondering what motivated the man to act so recklessly. In addition to the potential criminal charges that may be filed against him, there is also a possibility that the family of the woman may file a wrongful death claim.

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