Unsafe Vehicle Loophole Closed by Texas DMV

Unsafe Vehicle Loophole Closed by Texas DMV Temporary tags and 30-day permits have been misused to allow unsafe vehicles on Texas roadways. After taking steps to curtail fraudulent tags being issued by car dealers, the Texas DMV has now turned its attention to 30-day permits ...

Texas wrongful death claims likely after 4 killed; DUI a factor?

A 24-year-old woman ran into car problems recently in Tarrant County. She pulled her SUV off the road shortly before midnight on a Saturday night in mid June. Little did she know that, in the ensuing minutes, she and three other individuals that came to help her would be the vict...

Texas man severely injured in motorcycle accident

A 26-year old Texas motorcyclist is in critical condition after a head-on collision. The tragic motorcycle accident was reportedly caused by a 69-year-old driver suffering from Alzheimer's disease. The driver of the car was headed the wrong way when the incident occurred. The mot...

Tragedy on Texas roads can lead to wrongful death claim

Fatal accidents occur all too often along the many roads that intersect the United States. Although the cause of many of these accidents can be quickly determined by law enforcement officials, there are other accidents that require further investigative tasks to be completed in o...

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 adolescents. However, there is no ...

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. He went on to say that any wr...

Texas motorcycle accident caused by jaywalkers?

A collision occurred on May 27 in Corpus Christi that may take authorities a little time to work out. The accident underscores the importance of observing the rules of the road in Texas. In this case, a motorcycle accident may or may not have been avoidable, depending on who you ...

Is wrongful death possible if the deceased was committing a crime?

When a Texas rancher found a man molesting his daughter, he did something that many parents can easily imagine themselves doing: he pulled the man off of his daughter and beat him to death. This case has received wide media coverage, and has captivated viewers across the nation...

Widow claims wrongful death after husband dies in work accident

A 67-year-old man was working for a cement and construction company when he fell several feet and hit his head. He lost consciousness, but instead of calling 911, the man's boss allegedly ordered a drug test on the injured worker while he lay on the floor dying. The call to 911 w...

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 -- with receipts backing up the ...