Transfer trailers are dangerous when they drive on the road due to their sheer size. Because of their size, transfer trailers are harder to operate, which is why a special license is required in Texas to prove that those who drive them are skilled at operating the vehicle. As a larger vehicle, the skilled driver must drive more cautiously than regular car drivers. In turn, other drivers must also carefully drive around the transfer trucks. One recent tragedy has resulted in wrongful death litigation.
During the summer months, Texas can reach very high temperatures. Many people seek shelter from the heat indoors in an air-conditioned environment. Some people such as inmates are actually confined indoors for most of their day, so air-conditioning would presumably be a necessary element in their lives. When the air-conditioning is not working, people may die -- as the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the University of Texas Medical Branch realized when they were sued for wrongful death.
Texas drivers are unfortunately aware that fatal car accidents can happen spontaneously and without warning. With such high speeds involved, one small distraction or lapse in judgment can turn what was once a comfortable cruise into a fatal tragedy even on a clear and sunny afternoon. When large trucks and multiple smaller vehicles are involved, the result can be devastating and ultimately lead to a wrongful death lawsuit.
A motor vehicle accident occurred in Texas earlier this week which resulted in a fatality.
A fatal pedestrian accident that occurred recently in Palestine, Texas, which is in between Houston and Dallas, has left police investigating who was at fault. According to police, the man was walking down a street when he was struck and killed by a pickup truck.
It is very important for employers to not act negligently when it comes to the safety of their workers. Safety-related negligence by employers can lead to workplace accidents occurring. Workplace accidents can be extremely harmful. Such accidents can sometimes even lead to a worker's death.