Tag Archives: Damages

Woman killed in 3-vehicle Texas accident

A three-vehicle accident around 12:30 p.m. on Farm-to-Market Road 1844 resulted in the death of an 82-year-old woman on May 20. The driver who authorities believe caused the fatal accident was expected to face criminal charges as a result. A man who lives across the street from the accident scene said the sound of the […]

1 dead, 2 injured in 3-car accident in Texas

A car accident that involved three vehicles on April 12 in Texas left one man dead. According to the report, the crash took place at the State Highway 71 and Cottletown Road intersection in Bastrop County. Police stated that a Honda Accord was in the process of turning north onto the highway from Cottletown Road […]

Automaker recalls vehicles after reported accidents and deaths

Texas drivers should be aware of one automaker’s attempt to recall hundreds of thousands of automobiles due to a potentially deadly issue. Several people have already died in accidents reportedly caused by the flaw. Car manufacturer General Motors has instituted a recall of all 2005-07 Chevy Cobalt and 2007 Pontiac G5 vehicles due to a […]

Chicken outlet sued after man dies

A Texas woman claims that bacteria found in chicken strips from a chicken outlet in Killeen resulted in the death of her husband. The claims were laid in a wrongful death lawsuit filed in Travis County Court. The woman is suing the chicken outlet and the franchisor. She claims that she and her deceased husband […]

Ford warns 2013 Escape owners of recall

Big Three automaker Ford Motor Company announced to 2013 Escape owners in Texas and all around the U.S. that it was recalling 140,000 of the crossover vehicles due to a potential fire hazard. The concern was that a fire under the hood could lead to a distracted driving accident or injure consumers directly when oil […]

Increased penalties for hit-and-run accidents

Starting in September, the state of Texas increased the penalty for hit-and-run traffic accidents. Legislators felt that the old law created an incentive for a driver to leave the scene of an auto accident if he or she was intoxicated. The previous penalty for failure to render aid was a third-degree felony with a maximum […]

Tesla stock slips over electrical issues

Texas readers may be interested to know that the fortunes of Tesla Motors continues to fall as a third fire was reported in one of the company’s electric cars. The fires occurred in Tennessee, Seattle and Mexico. Authorities in Seattle have determined the fire in the car was the result of the car accident and […]

Fatal crash on 1604 results in murder charges

A love triangle is thought to be the reason that a woman allegedly struck her husband’s motorcycle, causing him to run off the road and then drove away in pursuit of his girlfriend’s SUV. Authorities have charged the San Antonio woman with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and murder in connection with the fatal […]

Teen dump truck driver kills two and injures one

Two people were killed and one seriously injured in a truck accident along a Texas expressway. When medical personnel arrived on the scene, two cars were found smashed beneath a dump truck’s front and back wheels. The driver of the dump truck was not injured and has not been charged with any crimes. There are […]

Family of deceased man sues Texas nursing home

Texas residents searching for new homes for their elderly family members may want to take notice of a lawsuit filed against a Texas nursing home. The man’s family entered into the lawsuit after his demise, claiming that the man’s health issues and subsequent death were caused by retirement home workers providing inadequate care. The suit […]