One of the characteristics of trucks on roads in Texas is that much of the time they are there for commercial purposes. The driver of the truck is frequently behind the wheel as part of his or her responsibility to someone else, and not for a personal reason.
The term birth injury brings to mind a scenario in which a newborn is harmed during delivery. While this is a plausible occurrence, it is not the only way that a birth injury can occur.
Any time that an individual gets behind the wheel of a car or truck, the inherent obligation to look out for the safety of oneself, one’s passengers and others is more than a matter of common sense, courtesy or even obeying traffic laws.
Accidents often arise when either or both of the drivers make a mistake while the vehicles are underway. Sometimes however, a fatal accident can occur even when one of the vehicles is stopped. This was the case in a recent tragic incident in Texas that involved a utility truck and a pickup truck.
A traffic accident, whether it takes the form of a multi-vehicle pile-up, a single-vehicle crash or contact with a bicycle or a pedestrian, is a serious incident for anyone involved, especially if it leads to injury or death.
Medical malpractice is a terrible scenario when you have put your trust in the doctors and surgeons involved in your care. Rather than help to diagnose your condition or provide proper care, things like a misdiagnosis, doctor error, or hospital negligence can ultimately create a worsened medical condition.
There are few things as devastating as the loss of a loved one due to another person’s negligence. During a time of extreme grief, family and friends of victims may not know where to turn for comfort or what their legal options are.