USDOT Taking Steps to Improve Commercial Vehicle Safety

In September 2017, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced awards of over $70 million in safety-focused grants. States and educational institutions received training, education, and techno...

Drowning in park raises liability issues for city near Mesquite

A tragedy happened recently near Mesquite, Texas, when a child drowned in a pond adjacent to a park. The father of the child momentarily turned his attention away from his daughter. She discovered a path that led to the pond, which is up to eight fee...

Hurst, Texas, homeowner is victim of 9th car crash

For most people, being the victim of a car crash even one time in life can be extremely traumatic. One time is enough to make a person hope that it never happens again. But for one Dallas area man, being a car accident victim seems to be a...

Truck accident in Texas leaves 1 man dead; 1 woman in a hospital

A large SUV and a pickup truck were involved in a head-on collision that sadly took the life of one of the drivers. Although police have not determined who was at fault for the truck accident, the accident did apparently occur at high speeds. Texas ...

Texas woman sues allegedly negligent parties in son’s death

Everyone knows that accidents happen. However, some accidents result in a death that may never have occurred if not for the negligence of someone else. Texas law provides for the surviving family of such a victim to file a wrongful death claim agains...

Deaths result from Texas automobile accidents

If someone is killed in a Texas car accident, his or her family members are flooded with emotions ranging from disbelief to grief. They can also be angry if the cause of the accident remains a mystery and seems to be senseless. In such automobile acc...

Assistant texas fire chief injured in motorcycle accident

Riding a motorcycle is much more than just a means of transportation to a lot of individuals. It can represent a lifestyle that allows people to develop strong personal bonds with others that they may otherwise have never known. Motorcyclists are at ...

Family settles in Texas boy’s brain injury case, DWI-related

Applebee's has settled a civil lawsuit brought by a Texas family whose son suffered a brain injury in a car accident. The crash was reportedly caused by a drunk driver who had been a patron of an Applebee's in Mansfield, Texas. The lawsuit alleged --...