Police believe that a motorist was intoxicated when he traveled the wrong way on I-30 and collided with two other vehicles.
Since 2014, the average dog bite settlement has increased 16 percent, to over $37,000. Higher medical expenses explain part of that increase. Better understanding and treatment of dog bite injuries play a role as well.
Largely for the reasons outlined below, almost two-thirds of nursing home residents sustain serious falls every year. In many cases, the injuries are permanent and these victims can never live independently again.
Toxicology results are pending in a fireball crash that killed two people. One of the victims was a local high school student.
In many large truck collisions, proving liability is not much of a problem. Common carriers, like truck drivers, taxi drivers, and Uber drivers, have a high duty of care. So, what might pass for an accident with a non-commercial driver is negligence where commercial operators are concerned.
There are thousands of vehicle collisions in Tarrant County every year. Sudden wind gusts and other uncontrollable events cause a few of them. But for the most part, these events are not accidents. They may have been unintentional, but they were usually preventable. For that reason, many government agencies and media outlets no longer use the A-word to describe these incidents.