News outlets report that the driver was trapped in his vehicle and firefighters had to remove him from the car. August 15, 2018 – 3:00 am: A driver crashed into a Houston Fire Department truck at the fire station near Little York and Maple Leaf in northeast Houston. HFD District Chief Eric Hutzley reports that […]
News reports state that the victim was life-flighted to Houston after a car backed into his path, leading to the crash. August 14, 2018 – 5:55 pm: A man in Lufkin was seriously injured when a Dodge Challenger backed into his path on Tuesday evening. The accident took place at the 2200 block of Atkinson […]
A fatal crash on FM 1960 involving at least two or three vehicles left one man dead last Friday, August 10th, 2018, just after 6:30 a.m. The incident occurred at FM 1960 and I-45 and resulted in a closure and major delays on westbound 1960. The crash forced drivers to use the I-45 frontage road […]
A man in a wheelchair was hit by an 18-wheeler on I-10 and Federal Road outbound last Thursday, August 9th, 2018, at around 3:20 p.m. The man was promptly taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital by paramedics with the Houston Fire Department. Investigators said he suffered from poor eyesight and was struck by the left rear […]
Police report the man was ejected and killed after he intentionally crashed his vehicle into the rear end of a woman’s car. August 13, 2018 – 1:00 am: A man was killed on the Gulf Freeway service road near Airport Boulevard after intentionally crashing his white pickup into another vehicle he was following. According to […]
HPD reports that they don’t know why the man was trying to cross the freeway when he was struck by a pickup truck Monday night. August 13, 2018 – 9:30 pm: A pedestrian on I-45 was struck and killed by a Chevrolet Silverado on Monday night. The accident took place shortly after the Houston Police […]
News reports state that Juan Manuel Flores III was trying to help the driver of a broken-down Dodge Charger at the time of the accident. August 12, 2018 – 3:30 am: A 24-year-old man was killed while attempting to help a stranded motorist on the outbound North Freeway at the North Loop on Sunday morning. […]
Harris County Sheriff’s Office reports that they have arrested the driver, an alleged burglar whose accomplice was killed in the crash. August 11, 2018: Michael Shelton allegedly caused a crash that led to the death of his accomplice after burglarizing a house in the Humble area. After allegedly stealing a microwave and a number of […]
Two vehicles in high-speed race collide, leading to death of one driver. August 11, 2018 – 5:00 am: In a crash believed to be caused by alcohol and high-speed racing, one driver was killed early on Saturday morning on eastbound Interstate 10 near Normandy. It is believed that both drivers were under the influence of […]
Driver charged with intoxication manslaughter after allegedly causing fatal accident on East Freeway. August 11, 2018 – 3:05 am: The driver of a white GMC Arcadia was thrown from the vehicle and killed early Saturday morning on the 12950 block of East Freeway, near Greens Bayou. The Arcadia driver was pronounced dead at the scene. […]
Police also found 3 other victims injured in the explosion caused by a pocket of gas. August 9, 2018 – 10:00 am: A Midland County home exploded Thursday morning, leading to the tragic death of 3-year-old Delaye Tercero on the afternoon of Saturday, August 11. The explosion happened at East County Road 150, about half […]
A fatal pedestrian collision occurred on Barker Cypress near Canyon Cypress at around 2:15 a.m. on Monday, August 6th. The male pedestrian was walking along the road when he was struck by a red Dodge pick-up truck. The impact with the truck threw him into the right lane, where he was struck a second time […]
A five-vehicle crash on State Highway 36 near Long Lane claimed two lives on the evening of August 5, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office. The five-car pileup began with a head-on collision between a pickup truck and a Ford Explorer. The drivers of the two colliding vehicles were both killed in the […]
According to MySA, a major accident in South Houston resulted in the death of a female driver on Thursday, August 2, 2018. August 2, 2018 – 2 am: A woman was driving her Volkswagen Beetle Convertible east between 9th and 10th Streets on Spencer Highway – a few blocks west of S. Allen-Genoa Road. The […]
Authorities report that a man drove his car into a moving train in East Houston, causing the vehicle to flip over on impact. August 1, 2018 – 11:30 pm: A man was injured Wednesday night after his large SUV collided with a moving train at a railroad crossing at East Little York and Mesa. A […]
On Wednesday (August 1, 2018), near Midland, Texas, three separate ruptures occurred in the area where two gas pipelines crossed paths. These ruptures led to a series of serious explosions that resulted in injuries to seven people. According to the Texas Railroad Commission, the regulatory authority of pipelines within the state, one of the pipelines […]
HCSO reported that a Nissan Altima was struck by a Toyota SUV on Sheldon Road, resulting in injuries. July 30, 2018 – 6:43 am: A major auto accident happened after a Toyota 4Runner spun out of control while traveling at a high rate of speed. The incident report says a 35-year-old man was driving the […]
According to reports, a motorcycle rider crashed into a Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy vehicle. July 29th, 2018 – 3:15am: A man, whose details have not been made public at this time, was involved in a fatal accident north of Houston in Montgomery County. It was reported that the crash happened when a man’s motorcycle struck […]
A motorcyclist sustained life-threatening injuries after an accident that involved a Ford Edge. July 28, 2018 – 9:30am: Authorities say a 34-year-old man driving a 2008 Ford Edge on Westheimer Road veered out of his lane and sideswiped a motorcycle ridden by a 25-year-old man. At the time, the Edge’s driver was heading east near […]
A 63-year-old man was killed when he was run over by a forklift at a construction site in the Heights. July 27, 2018 – 7:07 am: This tragic work injury happened at 598 West 24th Street near Lawrence. A construction worker was struck and killed by a forklift at a construction site. (It is the […]
The worker remains hospitalized after the accident that took place while power washing a hotel in Southwest Houston. July 27, 2018: The Harris County Sheriff’s Office reported that the man was an employee of the hotel (undisclosed at this time) and working at the time of the accident. He was power washing the canopy above the […]
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.