Texas Nursing Home Employees Fired After Reporting Abuse

By JohnNursing Home Abuse & Neglect

Two nurse assistants at Bandera Road’s Princeton Place nursing home in San Antonio were fired after reporting abuse of elderly patients. The nurses reported that some patients had unusual and excessive bruising in the shape of finger imprints, and also had torn skin on their faces. There are 134 patients at the nursing home, and the employees wondered if there …

Houston’s Most Dangerous Dogs

By JohnDog or Animal Bites, Personal Injury

Houston has a dangerous dog list with five local dogs on it: three are pit bull terriers, one is a Chihuahua mix and another is a Mastiff mix. Other dogs that might have been on the list were put down by their owners after vicious attacks. There are special regulations for dangerous dogs. Their houses must have signs that state …

Cisco the Dog Killed by Austin Police Officer

By JohnPolice Misconduct

A Texas man states that his dog, a blue healer named Cisco, was shot point blank and killed by an Austin police officer. The officer was responding to a 911 call about a domestic issue, but was given the wrong address. Michael Paxton was playing Frisbee with his Australian cattle dog on Saturday afternoon, and went to get something from …

Casino Construction Worker Struck by Lightning

By JohnConstruction Accidents, Personal Injury

A construction worker working on a casino project in Atlantic City, New Jersey died after being struck by lightning during a bad thunderstorm. The workers were pouring concrete during the storm. They were getting worried as the sky grew darker and the wind grew stronger and the flashes of lightning grew closer. They kept working though because they were told to. …

Child Killed in Drunk Driving Accident

By JohnCar Accidents, Drunk Driving Accidents

A 7-year-old boy was standing on a porch in southwest Houston when a car driven by an alleged drunk driver slammed into the porch and killed the child. The driver, who is an illegal immigrant from Mexico, is now being charged with intoxicated manslaughter and is being held without bond. The driver lost control of his Ford Crown Victoria, jumped …

Texas Reporter Attacked by Pit Bull

By JohnDog or Animal Bites

A Texas Channel 8 medical reporter and her 14-year-old border collie were recently attacked by a pit bull in Grapevine. She was walking her dog near her neighborhood like she does every Saturday morning, when she saw the un-collared pit bull running down the street towards her. She yelled at the pit bull to stop, but it ignored her. The …

Alleged Abuse in Texas Nursing Home

By JohnNursing Home Abuse & Neglect

An elderly Alzheimer patient was allegedly physically and verbally abused at a Fort Bend nursing home. His daughter is suing the nursing home and claims that he needed surgery after the attack. The lawsuit was filed by the daughter on behalf of her father against the nursing home and the nurse who allegedly abused him. The daughter stated in the …