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April 2014 Archives

Texas inmates dying of heat exposure, lawsuits filed

Inmates are at the mercy of guards when it comes to almost every aspect of their lives. From medical care to temperature control, inmates rarely have any say. A recent report shows that incarcerated individuals in Texas are being exposed to extreme heat conditions that are deadly. A recent report claims that a minimum of 14 inmates have died due to heat in the prisons since 2007. Wrongful death lawsuits have been filed in some prisoner deaths caused by heat exposure dating as far back as 1998.

6 injured in Texas drunk driving accident

Texas laws allow for civil legal action to be taken so that victims of preventable accidents such as drunk driving can recover monetary damages. Consider a recent event in Montgomery County, Texas, in which the lives of a group of innocent motorists were changed by an accident that could have been prevented.

Drunk driving accident involving semi-truck kills father of 4

Driving after drinking isn't acceptable. It can lead to accidents that have horrible consequences. When a person decides to get behind the wheel of a passenger vehicle, the accident can cause serious injury or death. Those possibilities are multiplied when the person who has been drinking gets behind the wheel of a semi-truck. The decision one man allegedly made to get behind the wheel of a semi-truck after drinking has left four children without their father.

Texas A&M professor catches truck accident on dash camera

When you hear about some car accidents, the series of events just doesn't seem like something that would happen in real life. Some accidents are more like something you would see happen in a movie. One professor at Texas A&M was recently involved in an accident that seemed unreal. The shocking video has some people wondering how he walked away with only minor injuries.

$32,154,506 verdict against Domino's Pizza in Texas lawsuit

Ordering a pizza for delivery is something that most people do without a second thought. In most cases, the pizzeria will give an estimated time for delivery. Once the pizza is made, it is up to the delivery driver to make sure that the pizza makes it to your door within the expected time frame. In some cases, trying to hurry up to meet that delivery window can make drivers do things they wouldn't normally do. For one Texas couple, a delivery driver rushing to make a delivery ended up causing a horrific accident.