The Deadliest Roads in Texas

Texas is the second biggest state in the US and has more highway miles than any other state. It is not the most dangerous—that dubious prize goes to California and Florida. Yet, a study last year reported in the Texas Monthly showed that 10 percent...

Fatal crash leads to criminal charges: Wrongful death claim next?

When an individual makes the decision to drink and drive, he or she sets off a chain of events. In many cases, the driver will make it to their destination safely, and the story will end there. In other instances, however, that decision will lead to ...

Wrongful death suit possible in Cowboys DUI death

Texas residents can hardly have avoided the recent media coverage of the death of a player for the Dallas Cowboys. Jerry Brown, 25 years of age, lost his life in a car accident in the early morning hours of a recent Saturday. The crash occurred just ...

Car accident fatality rate continues to fall

Last year, more than 32,000 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents in the United States. This number is significant for several reasons. It is a decline from the 2010 car accident fatality rate, and marks a more than 25 percent drop from the r...

Fatal Texas car crash ends the life of a talented musician

Any automobile fatality is a tragic event for the friends and family of the individuals killed in the incident. However, some accidents have effects that reach a larger community. The recent death of a promising musician in a Texas car crash has left...

Commercial vehicle accidents affect multiple families

When a family loses a loved one, the grief process can take many forms and can last for months and even years following the death. It can be argued that the holidays are a particularly rough time of year to suffer an unexpected loss. Sadly, one fami...

Arrest made in fatal Texas crash; wrongful death suit may follow

Like baseball -- the Great American Pastime -- automobile travel has become a deeply ingrained part of American culture. It is not only our primary source of transportation, but also serves as a symbol of independence and a rite of passage among adol...

2 fatal wrong-way collisions in 48 hours on Texas interstate

Recently, one stretch of interstate in Texas saw two fatal wrong-way crashes within a 48-hour period. A state trooper with over 10 years of experience told reporters that he has never seen two fatal wrong-way accidents in such a short period of time....

5 killed in head-on I-20 crash in Mesquite

A recent head-on collision in Mesquite has taken the lives of a 27-year-old Texas woman, her three young children and a 70-year-old man. According to authorities, the mother was headed eastbound in the westbound lanes of Interstate 20 with her childr...