According to news reports, the early morning crash closed the road at the site of the crash for several hours. February 15, 2019 – 3:00 am: Two people were killed in a crash that took place in Lubbock, Texas early on Friday morning. As of 12:05 P.M. on Friday afternoon, the Lubbock Police Department […]
According to police reports, the woman was not at a cross walk when she was crossing the street at the time of the crash. February 14, 2019 – 8:04 pm: Connie Suzanne Hughes was killed in a crash that took place in Odessa, Texas on Thursday night. The accident took place on the 1100 […]
According to news reports, the motorcycle hit the passenger’s side of the SUV, which was making a left turn at the time of the crash. February 14, 2019 – 5:30 pm: An unidentified motorcyclist was killed in a crash with an SUV that took place on Thursday afternoon in Montrose. The motorcyclist was killed, […]
According to news reports, the single-vehicle accident may have been caused by driver fatigue. February 14, 2019 – 6:00 am: An unidentified truck driver was killed when his Western Star semi-truck crashed just east of Robinson early on Thursday morning. The crash reportedly took place because the driver was too tired to drive his […]
According to news reports, the driver will face charges in connection with the event, which took place after a traffic stop. February 13, 2019 – 10:00 pm: An unidentified trooper from the Texas Department of Public Safety was injured in Montgomery County on Wednesday night after being dragged behind a car on a traffic […]
According to news reports, the man fell through an opening intended for the air conditioning unit. February 13, 2019 – 7:30 pm: A construction worker in his 20s died on Wednesday night after falling through a hole in the roof of a warehouse. According to authorities, the hole was intended to house the building’s […]
According to news reports, the fiery wreck took place about six miles west of Woodville. February 12, 2019 – 6:30 pm: An accident involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck ended in the death of the 53-year-old Matthew Calley of Magnolia, Texas on Tuesday evening. The driver of the pickup and his two passengers […]
According to news reports, the former adult business had been closed for about two months before the collapse. February 11, 2019 – 1:00 pm: A building that used to house an adult entertainment business collapsed on Monday afternoon, injuring a driver who was passing the building at the time. The collapse took place on […]
According to news reports, one of the drivers was found with pills in his truck, and may have been intoxicated at the time of the crash. February 10, 2019 – 1:00 pm: One person was killed and two were seriously injured in a head-on collision that took place in Montgomery on Sunday afternoon. The […]
According to news reports, the driver of the truck that hit the ambulance was killed in the crash. February 10, 2019 – 3:15 am: Two paramedics were injured and a driver was killed on Sunday morning when Luis Cabrera, 28, crashed his truck into an ambulance. Cabrera was taken to the hospital and died […]
According to news reports, one of the victims was seriously injured in the accident, while the other has already been released from the hospital. February 9, 2019 – 10:30 pm: Pedro Ybarra, 54, and his daughter Larissa Ybarra, 23, were injured in an accident while crossing the street in San Marcos on Saturday night. […]
According to some reports, it is not clear at this time whether or not the man was already dead when the train hit him. February 9, 2019 – 4:50 pm: A man lying on the tracks was struck by a train in East Downtown. Some reports mention the possibility that the man was already […]
According to news reports, the teenage passenger was killed and two others were injured in the accident. February 9, 2019 – 1:00 pm: The 13-year-old Messiah Zion Mouton was killed in a single-vehicle accident that took place in Austin on Saturday afternoon. A woman in her 30s suffered life-threatening injuries and an infant was […]
According to news reports, it appears that the woman turned in front of an oncoming big rig, leading to the accident. February 8, 2019 – 4:00 pm: Laura Hernandez-Cervantes, 34, died in an accident that took place on Friday afternoon just west of Hereford. She was the only victim of the two-vehicle accident, in […]
According to news reports, the driver tried to flee the scene after the crash, because he was not insured. February 8, 2019 – 10:30 am: A driver in Corpus Christi received minor injuries after a single-vehicle crash that took place because of driver error on Friday morning. The driver tried to flee the scene […]
According to news reports, it is unclear whether the woman’s two Doberman Pinschers were involved in her death. February 8, 2019 – 8:15 am: Elaine Richman, 66, was found dead in the backyard of her home in west Houston on Friday morning. She appeared to have been bitten several times by dogs, although it […]
According to news reports, the deputy received injuries but is in stable condition after the accident. February 8, 2019 – 5:45 am: Trenton Ballard, 29, a Calhoun county deputy, was hit and injured in an accident that took place early Friday morning while he was directing traffic. The driver who hit him fled the […]
According to news reports, the man was hit by two vehicles, and both drivers fled the scene before police could arrive. February 7, 2019 – 10:50 pm: A man was killed in east Harris County on Thursday night after being hit by two vehicles, the drivers of which both fled the scene before police […]
Preliminary information indicates that the officer hit some debris in the road before being struck by the 18-wheeler. February 7, 2019 – 7:00 am: A motorcycle officer of the Houston Police Department was injured on Thursday morning in an accident involving a big-rig. The accident took place on southbound North Freeway, near N. Main […]
According to news reports, Wednesday night’s crash closed Horizon Boulevard in both directions for some time after the accident. February 6, 2019 – 9:40 pm: Six people were injured in a crash that took place in El Paso on Wednesday night. Two of the victims experienced life-threatening injuries, while the other four were taken […]
According to news reports, the man was pronounced dead on the scene of the accident. February 6, 2019 – 7:30 am: An unidentified man, believed to have been in his 20s, was killed in a scooter crash that took place in South Austin on Wednesday morning. The cause of the accident is unknown at […]
Net to client: $171,440.10 Year Closed: December 2018
An inexperienced worker was hired to operate a table saw. The table saw was over 30 years old, had no safety features (blade guard and splitter) and no instruction manual. The worker was not trained to use a “push stick” to avoid placing his hand near the blade when removing wood after it was cut. He suffered partial amputations to three fingers. The case settled prior to suit being filed.
Net to client: $210,146.72 Year Closed: November 2018
A ten-year-old boy was attacked by a dog in a public park in Harris County. The dog had been brought to the park by its owner, and was not on a leash. The attack resulted in a laceration to the boy’s face, which required surgical repair. The case settled for the dog owner’s homeowner insurance policy limit.
Net to client: $85,473.63 Year Closed: December 2018
Mediated six-figure settlement for client struck by drunk driver on her way home from work. The drunk driver ran a red light on his way home from a sports bar, which resulted in a major intersectional collision. Our client fractured her forearm, requiring surgical repair.
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.