Fort Worth, TX – 11-Year-Old Dies At Ladera Palms Apartments On Baroque
Fort Worth, TX (May 7, 2019) – On May 6, Police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a fall incident at the Ladera Palms Apartments located in the 2300 block of Baroque Drive.
According to reports, an 11-year-old boy was attempting to get into the secured pool area when he slipped and fell. According to Officer Bradley Perez, shortly before 7 p.m., the boy lost his footing while climbing over an iron fence. As a result, the boy was impaled.
The young boy, who was later identified as Jean Pierre Mwenge, was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Jean Pierre Mwenge. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fall Accidents In Texas
Every year, countless individuals are seriously injured in slip and fall accidents across Texas. Unfortunately, there are a large number of victims who succumb to injuries sustained in their falls. When children die in falls caused by negligent property owners, surviving family members may be able to collect compensation to cover funeral expenses, medical expenses, and various other damages incurred from the incident.
Surviving family member should contact a Texas wrongful death attorney as soon as possible to explore legal options available for them. The Benton Law Firm’s personal injury attorneys in Texas have over two decades of experience helping accident victims and their families obtain full and fair compensation for their incidents. If your loved one died in a fall accident, contact our law firm at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case review as soon as possible with a reputable premises liability attorney in Texas.
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