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There had been no immediate threat of COVID-19 in America in February. I had been elated that I would soon experience by sight and smell the 3,000 cherry blossom trees that had been gifted in 1912 by the mayor of Tokyo in the name of friendship. But on March 2… Read More.
At a recent press conference promoting House Bill 243, the Alex Brown Memorial Act, Jeanne and Johnny Mac Brown told the tragic story of their 17 year-old daughter, Alex Brown, who was killed in a rollover accident while texting on her way to school. As a reminder of the damage texting while driving can… Read More »
An accident so bad investigators called it "Frankencrash" recently shut down Interstate-35E for about three hours. The accident occurred after a driver in a passenger vehicle cut off an 18-wheeler truck. As a result, a tractor-trailer rig overturned and about a dozen other vehicles were damaged. Investigators say that the driver who caused the… Read More »
In October 2011, a Longview, Texas, oil-rig worker brought a lawsuit in federal court for damages from injuries suffered in a crane accident. The suit reportedly accuses the rig’s owner of negligence and gross negligence in the incident during which the worker was allegedly hit by 5,000 pounds of winches during a lift attempt…. Read More »
Texas has long been one of the few states in the country that has refused to pass a statewide ban on texting while driving. The most recent efforts to pass such a law were vetoed by Governor Rick Perry, and some feel that a new administration may be more inclined to enact a texting… Read More »
Four college students were killed when truck collided with bus A fatal truck accident in Oklahoma that killed four members of a college softball team from Texas has resulted in two lawsuits being filed in Tarrant County, according to the Dallas Morning News. The accident happened when the truck crossed a highway median and… Read More »
A semi driver lost control of his truck on a Dallas freeway recently and narrowly escaped with his life, according to NBC news. Around 4 a.m. on January 9, an 18-wheeler went through a guardrail and crossed several lanes of traffic on southbound I-35 near downtown Dallas before crashing into concrete barrier and bursting… Read More »