According to news reports, the accident took place in southwest Houston early on Tuesday morning. December 11, 2018 – 4:25 am: One unidentified person was killed in an accident involving two SUVs early Tuesday morning in southwest Houston. Others may have been injured in the crash, but information on injuries is not available at […]
According to news reports, police are still looking for the man responsible for the accident. December 9, 2018 – 4:30 am: One woman was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Houston after a truck rear-ended her car, which was stopped on the East Freeway. The accident took place in northeast Houston, on the East […]
According to news reports, the fire is being investigated jointly by the Cleburne Police Department and the Texas State Fire Marshal. December 9, 2018 – 12:15 am: One person is dead after a recreational vehicle caught fire very early on Sunday morning in Cleburne, Texas. The fire took place in an RV that was […]
According to news reports, one of those injured in the two-vehicle crash had to be extracted from their vehicle. December 8, 2018 – 6:00 pm: Four people were injured in a two-vehicle crash involving a black 2004 Nissan Murano and a silver 2012 Dodge Ram on Saturday evening in Corsicana. The accident took place […]
According to news reports, police were not immediately able to determine whether the accident was caused by slick road conditions or driver intoxication. December 8, 2018 – 12:30 am: The 30-year-old Jason Christopher Anderson was killed in a single-vehicle accident during the heavy rains that took place very early Saturday morning. The crash took […]
According to news reports, the five Jesuits spent time at Houston’s Strake Jesuit College Preparatory. December 7, 2018 – 12:00 pm: The Jesuits U.S. Central and Southern Province released the names of 42 people in their province who had been accused of sexual abuse of a minor. Five of the people on this list […]
According to preliminary reports, the man was walking in the southbound lane when he was hit and later pronounced dead at the scene. December 6, 2018 – 5:45 am: Panayotis Asimakis Pavlis, 41, was killed while walking southbound in Anderson County this Thursday morning. The driver of the vehicle that hit him was Tami […]
According to news reports, the single-vehicle accident resulted from the driver’s inability to complete a curve on the highway, leading the vehicle to drift off the road. December 6, 2018 – 4:30 am: Jimmie Allen Cooper Jr., 46, from Winnsboro, was killed in a rollover crash that took place early on Thursday morning. The […]
According to news reports, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene after being hit while crossing the freeway. December 6, 2018 – 6:29 pm: The 70-year-old Maria Medina died Thursday evening after being hit by an SUV while crossing the highway in Corpus Christi. The accident took place on Highway 286, where the […]
According to news reports, the crash is likely to have been caused by speeding, although the accident is still under investigation. December 5, 2018 – 4:40 am: Kevin Alexander Burleson, 37, of Troup, Texas, was killed in a single-vehicle crash that took place early Wednesday morning. The crash took place while Burleson was driving […]
According to news reports, the driver was trapped in his burning truck, but police saved him before it was too late. December 4, 2018 – 10:00 am: An unidentified pickup truck driver was rescued from a fiery wreck after hitting the rear end of an 18-wheeler in Kaufman County on Tuesday morning. The driver […]
According to news reports, the victim was pronounced dead on the scene after another driver hit the driver’s side of her vehicle. December 4, 2018 – 4:40 pm: The 24-year-old Stephanie Renea Jordan, of Harker Heights, was killed in a crash that took place about four miles from Georgetown. The accident happened at the […]
According to news reports, one victim was already dead when EMS arrived on the scene of the accident. December 4, 2018 – 9:00 pm: An unidentified man in his 40s was killed in a crash that took place late on Tuesday evening, while an unidentified man in his 20s survived with non-life-threatening injuries. The […]
According to news reports, the cause of Monday morning’s crash remains unknown at this time. December 3, 2018 – 6:00 am: The 17-year-old Myles Hutcheson was killed in a crash that took place on Monday morning. Hutcheson was a varsity basketball player at Vista Ridge High School. The single-car crash took place on Brushy […]
According to news reports, the south Houston crash took place when the dump truck hit a Nissan Versa. December 3, 2018 – 2:20 pm: One unidentified person is dead and several others are injured after an accident involving a dump truck and a Nissan Versa. The crash took place on the South Sam Houston […]
According to news reports, the crash took place in the Magnolia area on Monday morning. December 3, 2018 – 10:00 am: One man is dead after a head-on collision that took place on FM 1488 on Monday morning after a 2003 BMW crossed the center line and hit a 2015 Tahoe. The accident took […]
According to news reports, the identity of the driver has not been released to the public at this time. December 2, 2018 – 3:10 pm: The unidentified driver of a tractor-trailer that overturned on Sunday afternoon has been hospitalized after the accident. The extent of the driver’s injuries has not been made public at this […]
According to news reports, the man received minor injuries after falling about 15 feet while climbing down into the trench. November 30, 2018 – 2:00 pm: A 60-year-old worker fell into a trench at a Houston water treatment plant on Friday afternoon. He was successfully removed from the trench and taken to the hospital in […]
According to news reports, the man was a recent graduate of the University of Nebraska. November 29, 2018 – 8:00 pm: Matthew Lutomski, 24, of Lincoln, Nebraska, was killed in a single-car crash in north Austin on Thursday. According to news reports, he was pronounced dead at the scene after hitting a utility pole. […]
According to news reports, investigators have a warrant to search for the journals of Father Manuel La Rosa-Lopez. November 29, 2018 – 7:25 pm: Six victims have come forward with claims that Galveston-Houston Archdiocese priest Father Manuel La Rosa-Lopez committed sexual misconduct against them when they were minors. Last Wednesday, investigators into the case received […]
According to news reports, the man was driving with his 6-year-old son in the car at the time of the accidents. November 27, 2018 – 8:00 pm: Luis Daniel Guzman, 32, has been arrested and charged with felony DWI with a child under the age of 15 and failure to render aid. He allegedly […]
Net to client: $267,356.09 Year Closed: November 2018
Toolpusher suffered a head injury resulting from an oilfield accident that occurred out-of-state. Prior to settlement, our firm had to litigate and defeat a claim by the worker’s compensation carrier for reimbursement, based on a waiver of subrogation clause.
Net to client: $409,100.26 Year Closed: October 2018
A store employee suffered electric shock injury from a piece of industrial equipment that had been improperly serviced by a company maintenance worker. The company was found at fault, and both our client and his wife recovered for their damages.
Net to client: $31,133.36 Year Closed: September 2018
Negotiated a mediated settlement agreement for our client, who was involved in an intersectional collision while on the job. He suffered a disc herniation in his lower back and required six months of medical treatment, including physical therapy and epidural steroid injections.
Net to client: $60,496.53 Year Closed: September 2018
Our client was crossing the street on foot when a van entered the crosswalk, crashed into her, and knocked her to the ground. She sustained a torn rotator cuff and fractured rib. After months of painful therapy for her shoulder, she underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair the tear, followed by more therapy.
Net to client: $122,529.08 Year Closed: August 2018
A German Shepherd, with a history of attacking others, attacked our mail carrier client. As she approached the door to the dog’s home to deliver mail, the German Shepherd knocked her to the ground and bit her thigh. She sustained serious injuries including permanent nerve damage and scarring at the site of the bite.
Net to client: $31,826.52 Year Closed: August 2018
Obtained a policy limits settlement for a client struck by a drunk driver flying through an interstate construction zone at a high rate of speed. The drunk driver failed to maintain a single lane, swerved to miss another vehicle, struck the interstate barrier wall, then slammed into the driver door of our client’s vehicle. She sustained a concussion and neck injury. Fortunately, our client recovered after six months of treatment.
Net to client: $198,927.14 Year Closed: August 2018
Obtained substantial settlement from United States for dock worker engaged in mooring operation of government vessel. Ship’s crew mishandled mooring line, which “snapped back,” striking worker in leg, severely fracturing leg and causing him to require external fixation for nine months, lose work for ten months, and remain under the active care of an orthopedic surgeon for over a year. He was left with a permanent defect in his fibula.
The driver of a truck ran a red light and hit the client’s vehicle. The client was treated and released from the emergency room and followed up with a doctor a month later with complaints of neck and back pain. He was treated with physical therapy and released after several months.
Obtained a six-figure settlement for a retiree who was struck by a drunk driver evading arrest in a high speed chase with law enforcement. The drunk driver exited the interstate and, due to his extreme intoxicated state, he failed to yield the right of way, resulting in a violent collision. Our client sustained multiple internal injuries requiring an eight-day hospitalization. After discharge, he continued to suffer from a shoulder injury that required several months of outpatient rehabilitation.
Obtained $38,270.31 net to client settlement for client who sustained an open wound caused by store employee’s negligence in handling ceramic tile that fell onto her shin, slicing it open. Once the open wound healed, our client developed a non-chronic pressure ulcer that required six months of wound care treatment.
Net to client: $255,974.64 Year Closed: March 2018
Obtained a net recovery of over $255,000 for a late 20’s male who was driving down the freeway, when an 18-wheeler veered into his lane, dragging his car for over 300 feet, coming to rest with the grill of the tractor in his driver’s window. Client suffered PTSD, as well as a back injury that required surgery, and he lost over six months of work.
Net to client: $417,035.42 Year Closed: January 2018
A privately owned company cut costs by providing A-frame ladders to its warehouse employees instead of rolling, platform-style ladders. As a result, our client was required to lift a heavy box from a high shelf while leaning from the upper step of a ladder not suited to this task. He fell and suffered severe head injuries that left him with a permanent brain injury, including a loss of short term memory and other injuries. We recovered a settlement for him that compensated him for his lost income, pain, and suffering.
Net to client: $601,598.57 Year Closed: January 2018
Obtained a substantial recovery for a motorist who suffered a fracture to the body of his T6 vertebra, as well as severe neck and back injuries, when his vehicle was rammed by a box truck while stopped in traffic on Loop 610. The injury left our client unable to work, and affected his enjoyment of life.
Net to client: $115,826.99 Year Closed: December 2017
A company truck rear-ended client on a freeway, propelling her across several lanes and causing impact with two other vehicles. She underwent back surgery, and had a good recovery after post-surgery physical therapy.
Plaintiff was injured when an 18-wheeler struck the construction machinery they were operating on the side of a highway. The investigating police officer determined Plaintiff failed to yield the right of way by operating the machinery in the highway lane of traffic, and that both parties failed to pay attention. Plaintiff sustained injury to their low back in an area where they had a prior surgery. Plaintiff underwent two surgeries to repair the damage at the level above the prior surgery.
Multi-level Disc Herniations Sustained in Rear End Collision
Net to client: $52,694.93 Year Closed: December 2017
Obtained a settlement, resulting in $52,694.93 to client, for a passenger involved in a rear end collision. Our client suffered injuries to her neck, back, right shoulder, arm, and leg, requiring more than a year of medical treatment.
Oral and head trauma following rear-end collision.
Our Attorney negotiated a policy limits liability settlement for a client rear ended by an inattentive driver. The impact caused the client to sustain significant oral injuries and head trauma. After extensive dental treatment and oral surgery, she still expects to need future dental care necessitated by this collision.
28 year old man struck by 18 wheeler who made an unsafe lane change.
Client required two rounds of pain management treatment in order to return to job as a nurse. Initial pain management doctor did not resolve problem, so we referred client to a different doctor, whose treatment was successful. Insurer would not accept lost wage information based on inability of client to return to nursing without full duty release. Worked with employer to obtain more detailed documentation without filing suit.
Neck and back injuries after being struck by drunk driver.
Our attorney negotiated a $97,500.00 settlement for a client rear ended by a drunk driver when he and his wife were on the way home from a fishing trip. As they were merging onto the highway, the drunk driver crashed into their truck bed at highway speeds. The impact destroyed their vehicle and sent our client to the emergency room by ambulance. He underwent four months of treatment for injuries to his neck and back.
Torn rotator cuff after being struck by a drunk driver.
Our attorney negotiated a $245,000.00 settlement for a client rear ended by a drunk driver, when she and her husband were on the way home from a fishing trip. As they were merging onto the highway, the drunk driver crashed into their truck bed at highway speeds. The impact destroyed their vehicle and sent our client to the emergency room in an ambulance. She required surgical repair of her torn rotator cuff, and also suffered injuries to various other body parts. Her recovery required nine months of medical care.
Client fell from unguarded ledge of public space over 15 feet, suffering severe injuries. Prompt investigation revealed building owner neglected lighting and failed to maintain required guards protecting the ledge.
We obtained a substantial settlement for a young man who suffered multiple broken bones after falling 15 feet from an unguarded ledge on a public plaza. The plaza was at street level on three sides, but a driveway to an underground parking garage on the fourth side created a drop of more than 15 feet. Our quick investigation uncovered proof the building failed to replace lights on the plaza, causing poor lighting leading to the injuries.
Rear-end car crash caused neck, back, and shoulder injuries.
Our client was rear-ended by a tow truck driver as traffic slowed on a freeway. The client was diagnosed with neck, back, and shoulder injuries, which were treated with physical therapy. The client’s net recovery from the settlement was $53,000.00.
Worker sustained back injury when a crane operator unexpectedly moved a load he was standing on, causing worker to flip.
Client’s crew was working in a plant. A large metal sheet had been put in place by a crane operator. Client got on top of the sheet, and the crane operator moved it without warning. Client sustained an injury to his back. Surgery was recommended, but he never had it. The case settled prior to trial. The client’s net recovery was $200,000.
Client sustained neck and back injuries and a concussion when he rear-ended a truck entering a roadway in foggy conditions.
Client rear-ended an 18-wheeler that was pulling onto a roadway in dark, foggy conditions. Fault for causing the wreck was hotly disputed.
Our client underwent neck and back surgeries, which the defense attributed to neck and back problems the client had before the wreck. The case settled right before trial for an amount that netted the client $590,000.
Rear-end Car Wreck Resulting In Pelvic Fractures & Surgery
Net to client: $128,000
Client was a passenger in a car that ran out of gas on the freeway at night. The car stopped in a moving lane of traffic, and was rear-ended by the defendant.
The defendant’s auto insurance carrier argued lack of insurance coverage for various reasons; however, the case settled prior to trial for the defendant’s primary policy limit and half of the excess policy. The client’s net recovery was $128,000.
Terry Bryant PLLC negotiated a settlement agreement for client who sustained a facial laceration.
Attorneys at Terry Bryant PLLC represented a young man who sustained a facial laceration while attending a social function on the premises of an apartment complex. He was attempting to break up an altercation between other guests, when an intoxicated young man struck him in the face with a glass container. The laceration necessitated medical care and, eventually, required surgical scar revision.
Our attorney negotiated recovery for father of three injured in DWI car wreck.
Our attorney negotiated a settlement agreement for a father of three, who was injured in a car wreck with his wife and young daughters. Our client was a front-seat passenger, and his wife was driving. While they were stopped at a red light, an intoxicated teen driver rear-ended their vehicle.
The teen driver was charged with possession of marijuana and failed a field sobriety test. Because of his extremely negligent behavior, our client had to leave his family at the scene of the crash to seek emergency medical treatment at a local hospital.
Policy Limits Settlement For Man Injured In Rollover Collision
Net to client: $12,488.84 Year Closed: 2016
Our attorney negotiated a policy limits settlement for a client injured in a high impact rollover collision.
While our client was proceeding through an intersection with the right of way, the adverse driver t-boned his vehicle, causing it to flip multiple times before coming to a rest. He was rushed to the emergency room by ambulance, where he underwent a full series of diagnostic studies to address internal injuries. After several months of medical treatment, he was able to return to his academic pursuits.
Policy Limits Settlement For Man Paralyzed In Motorcycle Collision
Net to client: $45,605.94 Year Closed: 2016
Our attorney obtained a policy limits settlement for victim of a motorcycle collision.
Our attorney obtained a policy limits settlement for a motorcyclist paralyzed in a collision. A van failed to yield the right of way at a stop sign. The van entered into motorcyclist’s lane of traffic, struck his motorcycle, and knocked him to the ground.
Our client suffered multiple broken bones and lacerations. After months of inpatient rehabilitation, he was finally able to return home; however, he was left paralyzed from the waist down.
If you or a loved one has been involved in an auto accident, call a board certified personal injury attorney to evaluate your potential claim.
Policy Limits Settlement For Passenger With Internal Injuries
Net to client: $67,702.40 Year Closed: 2016
Our attorney secured a policy limits settlement for car wreck victim with internal injuries.
Our attorney secured a policy limits settlement for a client involved in a high-speed automobile collision. As our client was coming around a curve in a road, an oncoming vehicle crossed the center line and struck his vehicle head-on, causing the vehicle to spin out of control.
Our client sustained major internal injuries, requiring a lengthy hospitalization and extensive inpatient rehabilitation. He had to relearn to eat and walk as part of the painful rehabilitation process. After more than one month in the hospital, he was discharged home and made a full recovery.