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Posts tagged "negligence"

Mother files wrongful death suit after son's motorcycle accident

The mother of a son who lost his life in a fatal motorcycle accident is now taking legal action against the driver of the second vehicle. The mother claims that the driver, a woman, was negligent as she operated her vehicle. The Texas wrongful death lawsuit seeks an undisclosed amount of damages.

Wrongful death suit filed against driver, bartender and bar

The parents of a young woman are filing a wrongful death suit after their daughter lost her life in a car accident. Her car was struck by another man's vehicle, and the driver of the second vehicle was drunk. The parents name the driver, the bartender and the bar that allegedly over-served the driver as defendants in their Texas wrongful death suit.

Workplace accidents on oil fields: 3 killed in explosion

While oil fields provide jobs for thousands of Americans, they can also pose many dangers to workers. One of the largest risks that could cause workplace accidents for oil field workers is the risk of an explosion. Unfortunately, three workers were recently killed during an oil field explosion in Texas.

Family files wrongful death suit against Texas hospital

A family is taking legal action against a Jefferson County hospital and rehabilitation center claiming that their loved one lost his life due to the hospital's negligence. The man suffered from pressure ulcers, also known as bedsores, that contributed to the sepsis that resulted in his death. The Texas family is seeking unspecified damages in the wrongful death suit.

Woman alleges defective product led to husband's wrongful death

After six years of litigation, a wrongful death suit has entered the pre-trial process. In the wrongful death suit, a widow is attempting to hold multiple parties responsible for the death of her husband. The suit claims that the Texas man died resulting from a product defect of the bulldozer that he was operating at work, and his wife is seeking an undisclosed amount of damages.

What legal options exist for a victim of a brain injury in Texas?

Here in Texas, the oil industry has generated great benefits for the state. With these positive effects can sometimes come drawbacks, however. Serious injuries can happen in oil fields due to explosions, motor vehicle crashes, other types of accidents and so forth. One of the most serious injuries a person can suffer is to his or her brain. Someone who suffers from a brain injury may not be aware that he or she has legal recourse available that can help cover medical and related costs that can often be life-long.

Pipeline explosion in Texas result of negligent actions?

Thick, black smoke covering the sky is a scary sight when being told to evacuate your home. Knowing that liquefied petroleum is mixing with the air one is breathing can lead to questions about personal safety, the safety of loved ones and also possible negligent actions that caused the situation in the first place. Residents of Milford, Texas, recently faced this dilemma when a nearby natural gas pipeline exploded.

Driver cited for truck-bus collision that injured 13 in Texas

Often after a collision involving a large commercial truck, further investigation reveals negligence on the part of the truck driver or the trucking company. Collisions with tractor-trailers and 18-wheelers are some of the most violent on the road, leaving motorists with life-threatening and permanent injuries. Sometimes sheer luck is the only factor that keeps a motorist in a smaller vehicle from suffering the full impact of truck accident.