One Worker Dead and One Missing After Oil Rig Accident

By JohnWorkplace Accidents

Recently a gulf oil rig platform went up in flames after an explosion on the platform located in the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast.  One dead body was found by divers and one worker is still missing. There were 22 workers on the platform when the oil rig explosion occurred, according to Coast Guard Capt. Ed Cubanski, chief …

Teenager Killed in Motorcycle Accident

By JohnMotorcycle Accident

An 18-year-old man was killed in a recent motorcycle accident after striking an object on the roadway. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. There is no information regarding the type of debris he struck or about who may have dropped it on the roadway. According to a report released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic …

What Types of Fractures are Commonly Suffered in Car Accidents?

By JohnCar Accidents

Broken bones are some of the most common injuries sustained by victims of auto accidents. These injuries or fractures often result in significant pain and require continued treatment—which can be very expensive. There are a number of different types of bone fractures that occur as the result of car accidents: Displaced fracture: the bone snaps into two or more parts …

Paralyzed Texas Girl Writes Drunk Driver a Letter

By JohnDrunk Driving Accidents

Recently Xitclalli Vasquez of Fort Worth wrote a letter to the drunk driver who changed her life forever, leaving her paralyzed from the chest down. The nine-year-old hopes her letter will change him forever too. The accident occurred on July 9, 2011, days before she celebrated her eighth birthday. She had just spent the day at North East Mall in …

Is My Vehicle a Lemon?

By JohnLemon Law

Is your new vehicle breaking down? You have tried to get it repaired, but you keep having problems with it. Don’t put up with the stress of your new vehicle falling apart any longer. Through the help of a Texas Lemon Law attorney you can get your vehicle repurchased, repaired or replaced.The Texas Lemon Law applies to new vehicles such …

Texas Nursing Home Abuse Leads to Arrest

By JohnNursing Home Abuse & Neglect

State investigators recently completed their investigation into alleged nursing home abuse at an Arlington, TX nursing home we discussed in a previous blog post. The investigation resulted in one nurse being arrested for assault of an elderly person and four employees being suspended indefinitely. The four employees who were suspended included the center’s administrator who had been informed previously of …

18-Wheeler Truck Accident on I-35 Kills Driver

By JohnCommercial Vehicles

This weekend a truck accident on Interstate 35 killed the driver when the tractor-trailer slammed into a bridge support in Lorena. The 18-wheeler accident occurred at 4 a.m. when the southbound tractor-trailer crashed into a bridge pillar, which moved the concrete support off its base. A large crane was used to pull the truck and trailer up the embankment and …

Caring for Elderly Loved Ones at Home in Texas

By JohnNursing Home Abuse & Neglect

November is National Family Caregivers Month. This is the first in a series of blogs about caring for elderly loved ones at home. According to the National Family Caregivers Association, there are more than 65 million family caregivers in the United States. Care providers play a vital role in our society, and they rarely receive the acknowledgement they deserve. If …

McKinney Sergeant Involved in Motorcycle Accident

By JohnMotorcycle Accident

Recently a motorcycle accident near Collin College in McKinney sent a traffic sergeant to the hospital. The deputy chief said that Sgt. Paul Gade was riding his police motorcycle back to the police station when an SUV turned out of Collin College’s parking lot and hit him. The sergeant is expected to make a full recovery and return home soon. …

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