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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…

What Happens If The Other Driver Took Off?

You hear about it on the news, but it has actually happened to you. A hit and run crash are devastating. Not only because you were in a wreck but because someone didn’t have the decency to stop. If the other driver takes off on you, then you should call for help. Contact your local…

Teenage Girl Killed in Motorcycle Crash in Hesperia

A teenage girl died due to the injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash that took place on Tuesday, April 28. The tragic incident occurred in San Bernardino County, California. The County Coroner’s Office released the identity of the victim. The teen was identified as Tristyn Shae Madole, 17, of Victorville. Madole was traveling as a…

How To Prepare Your Teenagers For Their First Car Accident

Preparing your teen for anything can be a struggle. They’re taking on new responsibilities, and sometimes they just seem so stubborn. Not only does your teen have their own ideas for what is right and wrong, but they often want to figure things out for themselves. You can help your teen prepare by giving them…

Couple Killed in East Texas Crash

A multi-vehicle crash in East Texas claimed the life of a Shreveport couple last Thursday. The accident happened just before 10 p.m. at the intersection of FM-1999 and FM-9 in the area of Karnack. The Texas Department of Public Safety said 48-year-old Melanie H. Coffman and her boyfriend Richard Phillips, 54, died. The two were…

Can You File a Wrongful Death Claim in a House Fire?

Public housing rented apartments, and even in your own home, a house fire can spark and lead to loss of life. There are countless people that could be responsible, and it may be likely that you can’t file a wrongful death claim. The biggest question that comes to mind when deciding if there’s a case…

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Federal report analyzes possible cause of TPC explosion amid litigation

PORT NECHES, Texas — Lawyers have filed more than 500 individual lawsuits since the TPC explosion. One year after the explosions, litigation is in early stages, with pre-trial hearings happening jointly in Orange County, which allows lawyers on both sides to talk about logistics. This week, TPC Group said the company has settled more than…

Beaumont DUI Driver Indicted Over Crash That Killed Police Officer

The driver responsible for a fatal DUI crash that killed a Beaumont police officer earlier this year has now been indicted. The crash which claimed the life of an officer occurred back in August. The Beaumont DUI driver indicted in the case has been identified as Luis Torres, 18, of Port Arthur. According to the…

TPC lawsuits begin in Orange courtroom

The nearly year-ago explosion at the TPC Group’s chemical plant in Port Neches that blew out windows, front doors, brought ceilings tumbling down in hundreds of homes and ruined Thanksgiving weekend for thousands was mostly a Jefferson County event. But don’t’ tell that to 128th District Court Judge Courtney Arkeen. Her office is overseeing the hundreds…