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May 2014 Archives

A 59-year-old Texas woman killed in car accident

A Texas woman was involved in a car accident when a male driver crashed into her car head-on while driving in the wrong direction. The car accident happened at 1:06 p.m. in the afternoon and resulted in the woman dying after the collision. She was 59 years old.

Wrongful death lawsuit against Texas campus police officer

The family of a 23-year-old male student who attended a university in Texas is suing the university and a campus police officer for wrongful death. The male student was shot and killed by the police officer in December. It is not fully known what transpired that lead to the shooting death of the male student and subsequently caused his family to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

The effects of drunk driving accidents on children

A 2014 national study across all states, including Texas, show that most children who die in car accidents are often the victims of drunk driving accidents. Researchers recently wrote about the risks children faced when riding in cars. From 2001 through 2010, they studied traffic safety data across the nation that involved kids under the age of 15 years old that were killed in drunk driving accidents.

Wrongful death lawsuit filed against officer in shooting death

A Texas police officer is being held responsible for the wrongful death of a woman. The woman's family has filed an excessive force and wrongful death lawsuit against the police officer. The woman led the police in a high-speed chase, and the officer then shot and killed her.

Remembering victims of drunk driving

The promising life of a woman from Texas changed forever when she was involved in a drunk driving accident. The accident happened 14 years ago when she was a high school senior. Today she is still going through therapy and recovering from her injuries. Recently, she and the members of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) participated in a march silently around the Capitol to honor the victims of drunk driving.