Construction and the building trades are major sources of employment in Texas. Workers who are employed in these jobs take great pride in their work and understand the dangers they face when doing it. There is heavy equipment, a great deal of movement, the need for coordination and everyone must pay attention to make certain that all are completely safe. With any construction work whether it is on a high-rise building and well up into the sky or on the ground, there is always a chance that a fatal accident will happen. Families who have lost a loved one in a fatal workplace accident should know what they must do in the aftermath to seek compensation in a wrongful death case.
Texas law enforcement officers are aware of the dangers they face when they are on the job. There are risks inherent with the work they do and they understand and accept that. However, there are times when they can be confronted with the same basic problems that all people face such as a fatal car crash when out on the road. Although it can be difficult, if there is a fatal accident, those who are dealing with the aftermath of the loss of a loved one should be cognizant of the steps to take to file a wrongful death legal filing.
For many Texans, the decision to continue working even as they approach ages at which it is reasonable to retire or cut back on hours can be made for many reasons, personal and financial. However, workplace accidents can happen to anyone and research indicates that a growing number of older workers are suffering a fatal workplace accident when compared to the population at large. Those who have suffered the loss of a loved one in a fatal accident at work should be cognizant of these statistics as the cause of the fatal accident is determined.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.