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Texas Woman Files Lawsuit After Husband Dies While Working On Turbine

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Nobody wants to get a call about their spouse dying at work but unfortunately, that happened to a Texas woman. The woman recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit after her husband died while working on a wind turbine. The woman filed a lawsuit against Sentry Electrical Group in the Tom Green County court after… Read More »

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Electric Companies Face Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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In February, Texas saw freezing temperatures. The unexpected snow and ice from the winter storm made travel nearly impossible. Various Texas cities experienced record-breaking temperatures. The storm led to a major power outage that affected millions of Texans. It ended up being one of the worst ones in United States history. With no power,… Read More »

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Families File Wrongful Death Lawsuits After Texas Storm

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Texans were unprepared for the bitter winter storms that ravaged the state in February, killing dozens of people. The utility companies were not expecting it either. Had they been prepared, could they have prevented the deaths, which ranged from children to the elderly? It’s possible. Millions were left without power as temperatures dropped to… Read More »

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Texas Bar Sued for Wrongful Death

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Many people patronize bars on a regular basis to drink alcohol and socialize. While the COVID-19 pandemic has closed down many bars and restaurants for the time being, people have been consuming alcohol at high levels. This has led to a lot of irresponsible behavior. A drunk driver crashed and killed a college student… Read More »

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Texas Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit After Man Suffers Injuries, Dies After Arrest

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Police brutality is currently a hot issue in the United States. Many people have been seriously injured or even killed by police officers who decide to use excessive force when looking to arrest an individual. A Texas man arrested by police in April suffered serious injuries and later died. The family of the 22-year-old… Read More »

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What to Know About Texas’ Wrongful Death Law

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When a person kills another person through negligence, recklessness or deliberate behavior, they can be sued for wrongful death. If your loved one has died in such a way, you should be aware that you can take legal action. Under Chapter 71 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code, a person can be… Read More »

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Woman Sues City of Waco, Police Officer for Wrongful Death

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In a car accident, we expect that police officers and other emergency responders will appropriately render medical aid to injured victims. Unfortunately, they can sometimes act in a negligent manner. They may not act quickly enough or even prevent medical assistance, causing a person to suffer severe injuries and even die. A Texas woman… Read More »

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Tyson Foods Looks to Dismiss Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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The coronavirus has threatened people from all walks of life, to students to nursing home patients to hospital workers to factory workers. Hundreds of thousands of Americans have gotten sick by going to work, running errands and visiting with friends and family members. So what happens when a factory worker gets sick with COVID-19?… Read More »

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Ranch Hand’s Family Allowed to Move Forward With Wrongful Death Lawsuit

By The West Law Office |

It’s devastating when a loved one dies while at work. A wrongful death situation can be even more frustrating when the employer tries to prevent the survivors from receiving any compensation. This was what happened when a ranch hand was killed while working on a ranch in Texas in 2013. The 33-year-old man was… Read More »

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More Than Half of All Auto Accidents Occur at Intersections, But Researchers May Have Found a Way to Reduce Them

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There is no question that pedestrians are amongst the most vulnerable on our roads, representing a significant percentage of those injured and killed each year. In fact, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, more than 6,000 pedestrians were killed in auto accidents in 2018 alone. This represents a more than 50 percent… Read More »

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