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Trucking Company Can’t Be Sued For Trucker’s Death, Says Court

The Texas Supreme Court has ruled in a lawsuit that the family of a deceased truck driver can’t sue the trucking company where he was employed. The driver died after being coerced by the company to overwork, resulting in fatigue. He died when he fell asleep behind the wheel and ran into the accident. The…

Minimizing Arguments During Settlement Negotiations

Now that people have wider access to information, they’re learning that car insurance settlements are part of a negotiation process. Years ago, it used to be that you just accepted whatever check came your way. Now people know that they need to negotiate for a higher settlement if they want to recover all the damages…

TPC lawsuits finally allowed to proceed through consolidation order to local Judge Courtney Arkeen; 128th District Court Judge

TPC lawsuits finally allowed to proceed through consolidation order to local Judge Courtney Arkeen, 128th District Court Judge, Orange County, Texas.  The explosions ripping through the TPC plant last November resulted in the total destruction of the facility and massive damage to surrounding properties.  Evacuation orders and rolling shelter in place advisories continued for weeks…

Motorcycle Accident on Highway 83 Kills One

A man lost his life in a motorcycle accident that took place on Highway 83 in the El Paso County of Colorado. The fatal incident took place on Saturday, June 13, and was reported to the authorities in the afternoon. According to the details shared by the Colorado State Patrol, The accident occurred less than…

What is Included in Pain and Suffering – Planning Your Demand Statement

A demand statement is your big opportunity to establish what you expect to come out of this claim. In that, you can include the property damage, your medical bills, and pain and suffering. But it’s hard to understand what exactly falls into that catch-all category. Pain and suffering could be the highest figure listed on…

Suspect Involved in Fatal Crash Arrested by Amarillo Police

The Amarillo Police have arrested a suspect who was involved in a fatal crash that led to the death of one person. The suspect has been apprehended in connection with a crash that happened on Tuesday, May 26. He has been identified by the authorities as Paul Vincent Chavez, 30. According to the details shared…

OSHA levies fines against TPC, alleges willful violations

TPC Group faces $514,692 in fines from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and is accused of three willful violations — the most severe and rare category used by the agency — after OSHA concluded its investigation into the Nov. 27 plant explosion in Port Neches. OSHA announced its conclusions Wednesday, giving some of the…

Do We Put Too Much Faith in Automated Safety Systems?

It’s 2020, and still, there are no flying cars or intergalactic travel. However, there are some astounding new safety features that are becoming standard across various vehicle makes and models. By 2030 it would be safe to expect these features in nearly every vehicle or every sedan at least! But what about now? Have you…

Delays in Medical Treatment for Crash Injuries Due to COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 or the novel Coronavirus drastically changed American life for a few weeks. No doubt, we’ll see the continued effect for some time to come. One of the elements to take into consideration is the handling of crash injuries during this time. Not only did the medical community struggle to handle the standard volume of…

One Killed, Pregnant Women Injured in DUI Crash

A DUI accident that took place in Philadelphia has resulted in the death of one man and serious injuries to a pregnant woman. The incident took place on the night of Wednesday, May 13. It was reported to the authorities around 9:30 p.m. According to the details shared by the authorities, the tragic crash happened…

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Trucking Company Can’t Be Sued For Trucker’s Death, Says Court

The Texas Supreme Court has ruled in a lawsuit that the family of a deceased truck driver can’t sue the trucking company where he was employed. The driver died after being coerced by the company to overwork, resulting in fatigue. He died when he fell asleep behind the wheel and ran into the accident. The…

Minimizing Arguments During Settlement Negotiations

Now that people have wider access to information, they’re learning that car insurance settlements are part of a negotiation process. Years ago, it used to be that you just accepted whatever check came your way. Now people know that they need to negotiate for a higher settlement if they want to recover all the damages…

TPC lawsuits finally allowed to proceed through consolidation order to local Judge Courtney Arkeen; 128th District Court Judge

TPC lawsuits finally allowed to proceed through consolidation order to local Judge Courtney Arkeen, 128th District Court Judge, Orange County, Texas.  The explosions ripping through the TPC plant last November resulted in the total destruction of the facility and massive damage to surrounding properties.  Evacuation orders and rolling shelter in place advisories continued for weeks…