A distraction is anything that takes a person's complete focus off what he or she is doing. Even the most well-meaning distractions can cause a fatal accident when a person is driving a car. An 18-year-old Texas girl was recently killed in a fatal accident before she even left her residence.
All too often, driving after consuming a substance that impairs a person's faculties as well as physical reactions can have long-lasting consequences. Minor fender-benders can cause insurance rates to increase for a number of years and a fatal accident can result in insurance cancellation, driver's license revocation, time in jail and additional adverse woes. Texas police were recently called to the scene of a fatal accident they say was caused by excessive alcohol consumption.
Everyone in Texas who needs medical attention wants to be able to trust that the medical professionals who will be providing treatment and care know what they are doing and that they will cure the ailment. Unfortunately there are times a misdiagnosis occurs, and the condition of the patient worsens or he or she dies. In these cases, a medical malpractice suit may be filed. Two parents have filed a medical malpractice lawsuit after the death of their four-year-old daughter.
Although it is guaranteed to happen to every person, death is not easy on surviving loved ones. A fatal accident seems even harder to accept when it happens as a result of negligence on the part of another person. A trooper with the Texas Department of Public Safety was killed in a recent fatal accident.
Texas drivers involved in a fatal accident must remain at the scene, as required by law. In most cases, police will catch those who do not, often through eyewitnesses or traffic cameras. Police did find the teen believed responsible for a recent fatal accident that killed a 40-year-old woman.