"How do we bring the number of Texas oilfield trucking fatalities down?" Media outlets raise issues such as speed limits, road maintenance, and truck upkeep, which all play a role in the problem: What no one wants to discuss is that the biggest factor in whether an 18-wheeler causes a deadly crash is the quality of the truck's driver.
This case involved a motorcyclist who was massively over-served by Big Mouth Burgers, a casual dining restaurant in Alice, TX, near Corpus Christi. After leaving the restaurant, he crashed his bike and sustained fatal injuries.
One such case involved a man who went out for a night of revelry at Burnhouse Bar in San Antonio, then crashed his car into another vehicle while driving back home.
What many think this way fail to realize about the law, and what's difficult for me to effectively convey in the spur of the moment, is that the overwhelming majority of family members pursuing wrongful death cases aren't terribly concerned about the money itself.
The case we'll examine today involved a middle-aged man who died after his vehicle was struck by an intoxicated woman driving the wrong way down a highway in Fort Worth.
This case involves a 94-year-old woman visiting her local Wal-Mart. She tripped and fell on a rug at the store's entrance, which had been bumped up into a pretty obvious trip hazard, particularly for someone older and less limber. She later died from the injuries sustained in the fall.
One case our firm recently accepted vividly illustrates the tragic consequences that irresponsible establishments can unleash on ordinary people, as a family on its way to church lost its patriarch and several other members were badly injured.
In this case, a man was operating a ski boat while intoxicated when it collided with a bass boat carrying several people. The collision led to the deaths of four people and severe injuries to several others.
In the case we'll discuss today, the bar involved over-served a woman to such an outrageous degree that, while attempting to sleep it off in her car, she passed away from alcohol poisoning.
Perhaps one of the most misused arguments in favor of a law or government program is that "it's for the children." People who use this argument often do so in order to stop a debate, instead of starting one. This will not be one of those occasions. I recently read about a horrific crash in...