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The most up-to-date information regarding personal injury law and cases happening in the Dallas Fort Worth area. Blog posts cover information regarding Texas car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, bicycle pedestrian accidents, plus work injuries and slip and fall cases. Posts also include news about changes in personal injury, drunk driving, or seat belt laws. Read this information to protect yourself and your family in the Dallas -Fort Worth metroplex.


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5/28/2015
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Police Chase on I-30 Leads to Wreck, Arrest

FORT WORTH - Wednesday afternoon on I-30, police embarked on a two-hour-long pursuit of 42-year-old Joe Ben Gonzales. The chase led police from the streets of Fort Worth into Arlington, when Gonzales finally wrecked into a SWAT vehicle (as was

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5/28/2015
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Public Pushes for Stricter Truck Industry Requirements - But Will It Decrease Wrecks?

This year, it seems like there's no end to the media reports on serious truck wrecks both in Texas and across the nation. Recent headlines like "18-Wheeler Truck Crash Fire Caught on Video" (Grand Prairie) and "Semi Truck Slams Through Guardrail" (Fort Worth) have opened a debate about the truck industry regulations that are working, and those that aren't.

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5/19/2015
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Two Dogs Attack Cleburne FedEx Worker. What's the Law on Dog Bites in Texas?

FedEx worker was attacked on someone else's property. Does he have options?

Category: Dog Attacks

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5/19/2015
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Grand Prairie Wrong-Way Intoxicated Driver Crashes, Dies. Can You Sue a Dead Person?

After a wrong-way driver crashes while under the influence, what happens to the people in the other vehicle?

Category: Drunk Driving Accidents

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5/14/2015
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10-Year-Old Killed in Hydroplaning Accident - Can the Rain Be Blamed?

According to reports, a car heading southbound on I-35 hydroplaned on wet roads and hit an SUV. The SUV was forced across the median and struck an oncoming car. Vera Cowie was in the oncoming car.

Category: Car Accidents

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5/5/2015
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7-Year-Old Boy Killed by Dogs in Comal County

A lot of people have been wondering who the dogs belonged to. Though the reports don't make it clear (and perhaps it is still unknown), whoever owned these dogs is liable for Ramirez's death according to Lillian's Law.

Category: Dog Attacks

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5/5/2015
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Did a North Texas Pothole Damage Your Car? Crews Struggle to Keep Up with Repairs

Texas potholes are more than just an annoyance. Each spring, North Texas is bombarded with rainfall, causing an increase in the number of potholes - and the amount of damage they cause.

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5/4/2015
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Corpus Christi Police Chief Dies in Motorcycle Accident

This is a sad example of traumatic brain injury that lead to death during a vehicle accident. As a Texas injury attorney, I can tell you that head injury is one of the most serious and potentially deadly injuries an accident victim can suffer. However, for all this, traumatic brain injuries are still widely misunderstood.

Category: Motorcycle Accidents

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4/28/2015
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Texas Tech Student and Canadian Couple Killed by Speeding, Inattentive Driving

According to a Texas Department of Public Safety crash report, speed and inattention are the main factors that caused the auto wreck that killed Madison Kate Lockaby and the Schullers earlier this month.

Category: Distracted Driving

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4/28/2015
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Texas Tech Student and Couple Killed by Speeding, Inattentive Driving

According to a Texas Department of Public Safety crash report, speed and inattention are the main factors that caused the auto wreck that killed Madison Kate Lockaby and the Schullers earlier this month.

Category: Distracted Driving

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4/28/2015
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Crash on I-10 Leads to Fire, Death

Monday, a semi-truck wrecked into a passenger car on I-10, causing the car to burst into flames. According to authorities, one person died during the crash. Whether or not there were other deaths or injuries is currently unknown.

Category: Truck and Bus Accidents

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4/21/2015
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Pit Bull Kills 10 Week Old Boy - Should We Stop Breeding Pit Bulls?

DALLAS - After the 8-year-old family pit bull attacked and killed Brayden Wilson, 2 months old, in the home they shared, many are left wondering what could have been done to prevent his death.

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4/21/2015
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Family Dog Attacks, Kills Infant

DALLAS - Police have identified the infant that was attacked and killed by the family pit bull as Brayden Wilson. The 2-month-old was bouncing in a bounce chair at home; his dad was outside to check the sprinkler system. When the dad came back inside, the family pit bull was attacking Wilson. The dad managed to pull the pit bull outside and shot it twice. The baby died as a result of his wounds.

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4/16/2015
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Nine Vehicle Pileup Kills Five - What Legally Happens Now?

FORT WORTH - After a nine-vehicle pileup in Fort Worth early yesterday, five people are dead. There were 17 people involved in the accident altogether. According to police, the accident started out small - a

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4/9/2015
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Argyle Texas Construction Site Kills Two Worker - What Are the Legal Implications?

The first man who tragically lost his life was 36-year-old Julio Ledesma, a single father of three girls. Last Thursday, the metal frame of the practice facility collapsed on top of him, killing him. Days later, 22-year-old Daniel Moran also lost his life. His foot got pinned under an 18-wheeler his father was driving.

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4/9/2015
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Even After Drunk Driver Kills Boy, Sentenced to Prison, Families Have a Right to Compensation

We discuss: If you're hurt by a drunk driver in Texas and they're sentenced to prison, can you still sue them? David Turano was sentenced to five to 12 years in prison after getting drunk and causing an auto wreck that killed 12-year-old Lenny Zupon, Jr. Last year, Turano decided to drive after drinking too much and ended up turning in front of another car, causing a deadly wreck. Zupon was killed as a result of his injuries. His father, who was driving, survived the car crash, but he's needed 11 surgeries since that day. There's no doubt that Turano's actions have caused the Zupon family great grief and his sentence to prison is warranted.

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4/3/2015
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Fort Worth - Vigil Held for Deceased Mother After Drunk Driver Convenience Store Wreck

FORT WORTH — A vigil was held to remember Sylvia Zazueta, the mother who was killed by a drunk driver after he wrecked his car into a convenience store. Friends and family gathered at the very location she died - a Star Food Mart on Lancaster and Riverside Drive.

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4/1/2015
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Semi Trucks Are Driving Faster Than Their Tires Were Meant to Handle

Truck tires are built for speeds no greater than 75 miles per hours, but as states like Texas increase speed limits to 80 or even 85 miles per hour on highways, wrecks are increasing.

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3/20/2015
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Teens Wreck During Car Chase

Tension at a house party lead to worse trouble. Cesar Rojas and his teenage brothers were at a party when a white pickup truck arrived with five passengers. The pickup truck's occupants caused a stir and a fist fight broke out, but it ended quickly.

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3/12/2015
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Man Arrested After His Dog Mauls a Woman - Can He Be Charged?

In February, 83-year-old Sarah Harper was attacked in her front yard by two pit bulls. Luckily, a man named Trent Sparks came to Harper's rescue and called 911. Harper remains in the Intensive Care Unit in the hospital.

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3/3/2015
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Deadly SUV Crash Into Creek, Icy Roads Could Be to Blame

FORT WORTH – Icy weather could be to blame for the death of two victims, whose SUV went off a bridge at I-30 and fell into a creek. A third passenger survived the auto wreck. Robert Weinstein, 71, and Abby Resendiz were identified by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office as the victims. The identity of the survivor is unknown.

Category: Car Accidents

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2/25/2015
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Tuesday: Driver Crashes into Disabled Tow Truck, Dies. Who's Responsible?

LIVINGSTON, TX - Tuesday morning, two people died in an auto wreck involving a tow truck. According to reports, the tow truck driver broke down on US 59. The driver stepped out of his truck to warn others about his vehicle. That's when a van hit the back of the tow truck; the van's two passengers died at the scene.

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2/24/2015
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Ice Causes Hundreds of Fort Worth Accidents. What To Do If You're One of Them

Ever since freezing rain and sleet fell over Dallas-Fort Worth Sunday night, schools have closed, flights have been canceled and traffic accidents have piled up. Though roads are clearing, officials warn drivers to stay safe and to avoid driving if possible. Though the snow's stopped falling, road conditions are still in the red and could worsen again for the evening drive home.

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2/10/2015
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Single-Vehicle Car Accident in Denton Kills Woman, Baby Survives

DENTON, TX - Christina Cates, 33, died in a single car accident mid-afternoon on Sunday. Cates was driving down Magnolia Street when her Chevy Malibu ran off the road and struck a large tree in a home's front yard. She died on impact, according to police.

Category: Car Accidents

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2/9/2015
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Will Texting and Driving Soon Be Banned in Texas?

In 2011, Texas Legislature attempted sign into law a ban on texting and driving. While most lawmakers were in favor of anti texting and driving legislation, Gov. Rick Perry was not - he didn't like the idea of more government intrusion and he vetoed the bill.

Category: Distracted Driving

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