If you've ever navigated high traffic roads in Texas, you likely understand how utterly terrifying it can be when a tractor-trailer comes zooming up behind your vehicle. In recent years, many a truck accident has been caused by negligent drivers who were either texting behind the wheel or falling asleep because they stayed on the road for more consecutive hours than they should have. When one of these massive vehicles is involved in a collision, it often results in catastrophic, or fatal injuries.
Not every person who is licensed to practice dentistry in Texas is experienced in pediatric dentistry, per se. It's a specialized field that requires additional education particular to the nature of the practice. This issue is a significant factor in an ongoing possible wrongful death situation regarding a pediatric dentist who performed surgery on a toddler.
A young couple in Texas who welcomed a new baby into their family not long ago was struck by tragedy that has led to a lawsuit. The newborn infant and her 19-year-old mother were shot and killed in an apparent wrongful death incident in their own apartment complex. The child's father was apparently nearby when the shooting occurred and went running to his wife's side.
Texas politicians are certainly not above the law, especially when it comes to drinking and driving. A city commissioner may attest to this fact as she was recently released from jail on a $100,000 bond following an incident that resulted in a fatal accident. The 54-year-old has been charged with intoxication manslaughter on two counts.