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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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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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2/5/2015
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Man Unfit To Drive Responsible for Fatal Wreck. Can He Be Blamed?

CORPUS CHRISTI - Tuesday, a 26-year-old male allegedly blacked out while driving his pickup truck on FM 624, causing the truck to veer into oncoming traffic and collide with another vehicle.

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2/3/2015
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Car Hits Horse in Deadly Wreck | Who's To Blame for Wandering Livestock Accidents?

COOKE COUNTY, Texas - Early this morning, Ana Prado, 67, was driving down I-35 when she hit a horse in the road. Both Prado and her passenger Rosa Medina were taken by helicopter to the hospital. Medina was killed as a result of the wreck; Prado's condition is uncertain.

Category: Car Accidents

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2/3/2015
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DART Bus Rear-Ended | Accident Lawyer Shares the Four-Second Rule

DALLAS - Early this Tuesday morning, a woman rear-ended a Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) bus. The woman and the passenger in her car were taken to a hospital, though it's currently unclear how severe their injuries are. No one on the bus was hurt.

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2/2/2015
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Fatal Fort Worth Truck Wreck: What Are the Surviving Family's Rights?

FORT WORTH -- Early Monday morning a man (later identified as Clifton Smith, 36) was killed in a wreck involving a semi-truck. The truck driver was not injured.

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1/27/2015
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Lubbock Trash Truck and Pickup Collide: Can You Make a Claim Against the City?

LUBBOCK - Early Monday afternoon, a trash truck and a Dodge pickup collided at the intersection of FM 2528 and FM 1729.

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1/26/2015
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Teens Injured in Police Chase: What Are the Passenger's Rights in Texas?

FORT WORTH - Early Monday morning, police attempted to pull over a four door Volkswagon for breaking several traffic laws.

Category: Car Accidents

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1/26/2015
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Woman and Child Found Dead Near Crash Scene: What are a Passenger's Rights in a Single-Vehicle Collision?

FORT WORTH - Police are currently investigating the death of a woman and a child who were found near an abandoned car at the corner of Bryant Irvin Road and Altamesa Boulevard.

Category: Car Accidents

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1/23/2015
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Prison Guard Hurt in Fatal Bus Wreck Recovering

ODESSA - We recently reported on a prison bus that got into an accident on I-20, leaving two guards and eight prisoners dead. At the time, prison guard Jason Serf was in critical condition.

Category: Truck and Bus Accidents

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1/23/2015
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Edinburg Biker Killed, No Action Planned by TxDOT | Fort Worth Lawyer Blog

EDINBURG - After a motorcyclist was killed last October in an Edinburg intersection, citizens wondered if it was time for a change. The wreck was the sixth major collision in that intersection in a nine month period.

Category: Motorcycle Accidents

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1/22/2015
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Waco Woman Attacked by Pit Bull - What Are Her Texas Rights?

WACO - Police officer Craig Mrosko rescued a woman who was being attacked by a pit bull on her front porch Tuesday evening. Mrosko heard the victim screaming and went to investigate. That's when he found the woman trapped against a front window by a large white pit bull. Mrosko used his stun gun to tase the dog, though it had little effect. Mrosko then tried to pull the dog off of the woman, though the dog seemed unfazed by his attempts.

Category: Dog Attacks

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1/21/2015
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South Texas Woman Runs Boyfriend Over - What's The Penalty?

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Dena Gomez, the South Texas woman who ran her boyfriend over with a car and killed him, has been sentenced to probation and fined $10,000.

Category: Bicycle & Pedestrian Accidents

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1/21/2015
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Texas Prison Bus Wrecks, Kills 10 - What Caused the Bus to Wreck?

ODESSA, Texas — On January 14, a prison bus got into an accident on icy roads while driving on I-20. Two guards and eight prisoners were killed.

Category: Truck and Bus Accidents

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1/21/2015
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Corpus Christi Trucker Killed Trying to Help Others - The Story Behind Texas Pedestrian Accidents

CORPUS CHRISTI - Midmorning Monday, 39-year old truck driver Richard Branch witnessed a car accident as he was driving near Carbon Plant Road. Branch pulled over and got out to help the people in the wreck. That's when an SUV hit and killed him.

Category: Bicycle & Pedestrian Accidents

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1/21/2015
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Seagoville Trucker Dies on I-35 - The Story Behind Single Vehicle Wrecks

Early yesterday morning at around 1:10, a semi-truck drove off the bridge at South Interstate 35E and Sterrett Road. The driver, Seagoville resident Bobby McAdams Jr., was killed in the accident.

Category: Truck and Bus Accidents

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1/20/2015
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New Clues in Arlington Hit and Run Investigation

ARLINGTON - New evidence reveals clues about the death of Kelly Walters. University of Texas student Kelly Walters was crossing the street Friday night when an SUV hit her and drove off. The impact killed Walters. The hit and run acci

Category: Bicycle & Pedestrian Accidents

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1/19/2015
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Truck Wreck in South Texas Leaves Five Dead | Fort Worth Law

The oil tanker truck was traveling on a highway in a South Texas oil field when the pickup in front of it made a left hand turn off the highway. The oil truck driver swerved to avoid the pickup, but lost control and flipped. That's when the two cars carrying the five men struck the overturned tanker.

Category: Gas Explosions

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1/19/2015
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Pleasant Grove Car Accident: Woman Hits Pedestrian on Purpose

Pleasant Grove - A woman was thrown in jail after purposely hitting and killing a pedestrian with her car Friday. Caeadra Brown, 22, wrecked her car into another woman, Ereail Mitchell, 26, on the 1200 block of North Masters Drive. Brown told police she hit the woman and left her dead in the parking lot on purpose

Category: Bicycle & Pedestrian Accidents

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1/19/2015
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Teen Killed in North Richland Hills Car Accident | Fort Worth Law

North Richland Hills - Last Saturday, 15-year-old Kendall Clark was in the car with her mom when their vehicle was struck by a Jeep. The Jeep hit the passenger side where Kendall was sitting as Kendall's mom was making a left turn onto Rufe Snow Drive. Kendall was pronounced dead at the scene. Her mom was last said to be in critical condition.

Category: Car Accidents

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12/2/2014
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Road Rage Leads to Lewisville Shooting, Death

After Davis Thomas, 22, stole a car from Highland Village, he apparently became "road raged" at another driver.

Category: Distracted Driving

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11/11/2014
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Xarelto Lawsuits: What You Need to Know

Bayer AG and Janssen are facing a wrongful death lawsuit recently filed by a deceased man's family. The drug caused the deceased irreversible bleeding in his brain - a side effect of taking the blood-thinning Xarelto.

Category: Dangerous Drugs & Devices

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11/6/2014
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Dismal Texas Truck Wreck Stats Lead to More Inspections

Texas sits in the number one seat for commercial truck inspections performed in 2013, with a whopping 534,304 inspections performed last year. The trend is expected to continue.

Category: Truck and Bus Accidents

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