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Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend

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  • Traffic Injuries and Fatalities on the Rise in Texas

    In 2016, there were 3,400 fatal crashes on Texas highways and 175,000 injury accidents. According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Texas had the highest number of traffic fatalities of any state in 2015. Texas also...

  • Ford Announces $1 Billion Investment to Develop Self-Driving Vehicle

    On Friday, Ford Motor Company announced that it will invest $1 billion to develop a virtual driver system for a self-driving vehicle that will be commercialized in 2021. Ford is teaming up with Argo Al, a Pittsburgh startup company led...

  • Softball Players Killed in Bus Crash

    The families of three of the victims are suing the company that made the bus after their daughters died in a bus crash. In September of 2014, the North Central Texas College women's softball team was returning to Texas after...

  • Will Texas Finally Ban Cell Phone Use While Driving?

    Undoubtedly, technology has changed the world over the last few decades. An area that has created one of the biggest concerns is cell phones, particularly smart phones, and their use by drivers while operating a vehicle. Along with cell phones,...

  • Can I Sue a Restaurant After Getting Food Poisoning?

    Most people have had some experience with food poisoning. It is never a pleasant experience ingesting tainted food or dealing with the vomiting, diarrhea, and aching that usually follows as the body attempts to rid itself of harmful bacteria....

  • Basics of Admiralty Limitation on Liability Actions

    Unlike typical personal injury lawsuits, claims involving ships and vessels may be subject to special rules that can limit the damages an injured party is entitled to receive following a lawsuit. While most lawsuits seek recovery for the entirety of...

Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend

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  • Audi Recalls

    Audi has issued recalls over issues in their vehicles that are affecting over half a million cars. One problem surrounding six different model Audis involves coolant pump failure, where the pump could be blocked and cause fires in the engine...

  • Family Sues Facility After Woman Dies of Hypothermia

    Kathryn Brackett, age 85, died of hypothermia outside Crystal Springs on October 27, 2016. Crystal Springs is a part of Meridian Senior Living, LLC. The family filed suit. Ms. Brackett left the facility around 12:30 a.m. and was not discovered...

  • Texas Legislature Again Considers Ban on Texting While Driving

    Victims and the families of victims injured or killed in distracted driving wrecks met with state lawmakers in Austin on Thursday to support legislation banning texting and driving in Texas. The legislation-House Bill 62 and Senate Bill 31-mark the fifth...

  • Father and Son Killed in Collision on I-45

    On or about September 6, 2014, Elizabeth Alvarez, along with her husband, Juan Alvarez, and two sons, Juan Alvarez, Jr. and Ian Alvarez, were in a vehicle at or near the 10300 block of I-45, in or near the City...

  • DWI Fatality Results in Murder Charge

    A crash in the early morning hours last Saturday claimed the life of a female passenger of an suv. The driver of a pickup truck was traveling on the feeder road of Highway 59, the Eastex freeway. At about 2:00...

Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend

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Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • What Texas Counties Have The Most Distracted Driving Accidents?

    Distracted driving is an epidemic in Texas and across the United States. An increasing number of drivers are finding more and more ways to become distracted behind the wheel. When drivers are not paying attention to driving, other drivers,...

  • Drunk Driving and the Holiday Season

    It is 2017 and the holidays are behind us. The Christmas spirit leaving the air is not a fact that most people would celebrate. However, holidays are hazardous to a person's health. The six holidays with the most motor vehicle...

  • Nineteen Year Old Woman Dies in Construction Accident in Bexar County

    A 19 year-old woman died Monday, January 24, while working at a construction site in Bexar County, Texas. The accident happened along Potranco Road near Texas Research Parkway. Destiny Rodriguez was at the bottom of a fifteen foot hole when...

  • Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Apple for Failing to Prevent Distracted Driving

    A California man has instituted a class action lawsuit against Apple for failing to implement an iPhone safety feature that would prevent people from texting while driving. The complaint was filed by Julio Ceja, a California resident who says that...

  • Passenger Dies in Street Race

    Less than a week before Christmas a car passenger died in Round Rock, Texas because a driver was racing. The collision occurred before 7 p.m. along Farm to Market 1325 near the intersection at Northridge Road. A Texas Department of...

  • Garbage Truck Collides with Vehicle Causing Huge Fire

    A garbage truck collided with a passenger car resulting in a large fire that nearly shut down Loop 610 in Houston around 5:30 a.m. on Thursday morning. The crash, which occurred at the exit ramp of Ella Boulevard, caused a...

  • How To Recognize Signs of Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

    Family members with a loved one in a nursing home want to know that their loved one is safe, happy, and well attended. Unfortunately, not all experiences within nursing homes and retirement homes are positive. Sometimes, patients suffer from...

  • Fire Along Houston Ship Channel Demonstrates Dangers to Person and Property

    A fire erupted at an oil storage facility mere yards away from an outlet to the Houston Ship Channel overnight last week. While details have yet to be released regarding any injuries, this incident highlights the additional dangers faced by...

  • Samsung to Blame Galaxy Note7 Explosions on Battery Size

    After a months-long investigation into why its Galaxy Note7 smartphones have been exploding, Samsung is set to announce what it claims to be the answer: The size of the batteries. Samsung launched the Note7 in August of last year. Almost...

  • Family Sues Facility After Woman Dies of Hypothermia

    Kathryn Brackett, age 85, died of hypothermia outside Crystal Springs on October 27, 2016. Crystal Springs is a part of Meridian Senior Living, LLC. The family filed suit. Ms. Brackett left the facility around 12:30 a.m. and was not discovered...

  • Parents of 5-Year-Old Girl Hold Apple, Inc. Responsible for Daughter's Death

    A Texas family, who has been grieving the loss of their 5-year-old daughter, has filed a lawsuit against the technology company, Apple, in Santa Clara Superior Court, California. In their lawsuit, the family claims that Apple had the patent for...

  • Deadly Crashes Appear to Involve Intoxicated Drivers

    This past weekend, two fatal crashes claimed the lives of two women, and intoxication is suspected in both. One occurred at about 1:30 a.m. on Saturday morning on the service road of I-45. A man failed to control his suv,...

  • Wrongful Death at Schlitterbahn Water Park

    Each summer, thousands of children attempt to fully utilize their break from school as a time to have fun and to enjoy the outdoors. Of course, that line of reasoning sends families across the country to water parks to enjoy...

  • Houston Metro Accident Kills Father of Two

    On Tuesday around 6:30 pm, a Metro bus making a turn on Milam and Congress Street struck 36-year-old Michael Kenneth Unfried of Pasadena. Mr. Unfried died at the scene and is survived by his two children, ages 10 and 17....

  • Victims of Distracted Driving Suing Tech Companies

    The dangers of distracted driving are well-known and well-documented. According to www.cdc.gov, each day in the United States, over 8 people are killed and 1,161 are injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver. While distractions can...

Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend

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  • Friends are Concerned about Driver

    Friends are concerned about the condition of an unnamed male driver who was transported from the Crosby area by Life Flight at about 3:00 o'clock yesterday morning. Preliminary reports indicate that the wreck happened near FM 2100. It was not...

  • Abraham Watkins Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

    The law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend is proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month which kicked off September 15 and runs through October 15. This is a special time to celebrate the culture and contributions of...

  • Bicycle Insurance

    Everyone knows insurance is available for purchase to cover a car on car collision; it is a state law requirement. So what coverage is available for a bicyclist? Comprehensive bicycle insurance is not sold in the United States unlike some...

  • Alabama Jury Returns a $1,725,000 Million Verdict Against Dollar General

    On July 2, 2012, Deborah Revette slipped and fell in clear liquid laundry detergent that was on the floor in the chemical aisle at a Dollar General Store in Mobile, Alabama. As a result, she suffered severe leg and shoulder...

  • Fatal Airplane Crash - Wrongful Death Suit Filed

    On August 30, 2016, Kenneth Glazer filed a wrongful death lawsuit in state court subsequent to his parents' fatal airplane crash on their trip from New York to their vacation home in Naples, Florida. After take off from the Greater...

  • Vessel Owners Owe Seaman an Ineligible Duty to Maintain the Vessel Seaworthiness

    Vessel owners operating in navigable waters have a duty to maintain their vessels in a "seaworthy" condition. Whether an injured seaman has a claim for vessel unseaworthiness is often an issue in maritime injury litigation. "Seaworthiness" is more than a...

Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • More GM Recalls

    Last Friday, General Motors Company (GM) announced a recall on 4.3 million vehicles worldwide for defective software involving airbag deployment. The defect, which can prevent airbags from activating or seat belts to lock during a crash, has thus far been...

  • Worker Falls from Scaffold

    A worker was killed after falling into the water when a scaffold collapsed. Scaffolds provide essential working platforms for those constructing or servicing buildings and other structures. Builders have used them since antiquity, and they fulfill a crucial need in...

  • Patient with Needle Left Inside Her Back Obtains Verdict

    As a society, we put considerable faith in professionals-deferring to their education and citing their professional titles as reliable. To that end, we trust that engineers will properly plan and construct buildings and roadways. We expect that our accountants are...

  • Crash Involving Unlicensed Bus Driver Results in 3 Deaths and 36 Injuries

    On August 28, a charter bus crashed into vehicles at the scene of a prior accident on Interstate 10 near LaPlace, Louisiana causing 3 deaths and injuries to 36 people. The bus driver was unlicensed and was in the country...

  • Maritime Casualty Investigations: How Technological Advances Create Opportunities for Collaboration

    Civil litigation seeking recovery for injuries that mariners receive in the course and scope of their employment often draw upon the information obtained by governmental accident investigations. Often, the question that follows "did your employer fill out an accident report?"...

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