It is spring once again in North Texas. So, both dogs and people will once again be out and about in force. Every year, dogs bite about five million people. A significant number of these victims go to hospital emergency rooms, where they later require extensive surgery and physical rehabilitation.
One person is in the hospital after Arlington police continued pursuing a robbery suspect into Fort Worth.
If there is ever ice on the ground in North Texas, it is usually around Super Bowl week. Parker County residents have an especially hard time navigating possibly treacherous sidewalks and other walkways.
2020 got off to a very bleak start for the families of four people killed or seriously injured after a vehicle collided with a metallic sign pole.
Comparative fault is perhaps the most common insurance company defense in car wreck claims. This legal loophole basically shifts blame for the accident from the tortfeasor (negligent driver) to the victim.
Falls are commonly associated with nursing home stays. 40 percent of patients check into long-term care facilities after a fall, and 60 percent of all patients fall while they are there.
In a vehicle collision claim, the victim/plaintiff must establish liability by a preponderance of the evidence, a legal term which means "more likely than not."
A crossroads collision in Arlington sent a vehicle careening into a utility pole, killing the driver almost instantly. Doctors speculated that a head injury may have delivered the fatal blow.
Most people go to nursing homes to receive the care and attention they need. Sadly, in many cases, things do not work out that way. Largely because of nursing home overcrowding, about 60 percent of nursing home residents sustain serious falls. A majority of these people can no longer live independently after they fall.
Investigators say that adverse weather may have been a factor in a deadly crash which occurred on South Loop 820 near the Highway 287 interchange.