Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : May 23, 2017

Dallas Accident and Injury News

Common Forms of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual harassment is, unfortunately, a common occurrence in modern workplaces and there is still substantial stigma surrounding the discussion of the issue, making matters worse. For a variety of reasons, including fear of retaliation, most instances of sexual harassment are not reported to human resources and the perpetrator feels comfortable continuing their unwanted behavior. No Read More


Car collision kills Longview man in Gregg County

A two-vehicle car collision that happened in Longview, Texas resulted in the death of one individual. The accident happened around 12:16 in the afternoon on Wednesday, January 11 in the 3500 block of Gilmer Road, Tucson News reported. Police identified the victim as 31-year-old Longview resident Brett Alan Crump. According to preliminary investigations, Crump was heading south Read More


Two-vehicle collision kills one, injures six others

A 19-year-old individual lost her life while six others were injured after they were struck by a sport utility vehicle on Saturday, January 14 at around 1:30 a.m. on Interstate 45 on the North Freeway at Memory Lane in Houston, Texas. According to preliminary investigations, a man had been driving an SUV along the highway’s Read More


Lynda Arnold loses life in vehicular accident

Lynda Arnold, 68, former mayor of Northlake and a Denton County justice of the peace, lost her life in a vehicular accident on January 5. Arnold wrote Trails, Trials, and Tears: The Life and Legacy of Texas Lil about her ranch, the Star-Telegram reported. Her death occurred at approximately 11:20 a.m. on U.S. Route 287 near Read More


Texas man charged with leaving the scene of an accident in Maine

The Maine State Police has charged 28-year-old Galveston, Texas resident Aulton Fiegel with driving to endanger, leaving the scene of a personal injury crash, and operating after suspension, in relation to a hit-and-run vehicular accident on Interstate 95 in Smyrna, Maine on Monday, November 21 at around 8 p.m. that resulted in the hospitalization of Read More


Murphy police chief encourages safety for pedestrians

Murphy Police Chief Arthur “Trey” Cotten emphasized the dangers of crossing the street without paying proper attention. “Serious injuries can result from carelessness and inattention. People crossing streets can be extremely vulnerable,” according to the Collin County cop. He also commented on the state’s lack of rules criminalizing distracted driving. “Other than in school zones, Read More


Bosque County vehicular accident hurts two

Two people were airlifted to Baylor Scott and White Hillcrest Medical Center in Waco, Texas last Sunday, November 13 after their vehicle lost control along Farm Road 56 near Farm-to-Market Road 2490 in Bosque County at around 7:40 a.m. According to Texas Department of Public Safety Sergeant D. L. Wilson, it was not clear what Read More


Friendswood car accident results in one fatality

An individual lost his life after a car accident in Friendswood, Texas on Saturday, November 12 just before 12 a.m.. The Houston Chronicle reported the accident, which occurred in the greater Houston area. According to preliminary investigations, Joshua Parsons was driving a Camaro in the area when he rushed past a stop sign. Neglecting to yield sent him speeding Read More


Fort Worth ISD uncovers lead contamination in drinking water

Fort Worth Independent School District voluntarily tested the drinking water of their schools in June 2016. The investigation occurred after the lead contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan gained notoriety all over the country. Workers started demolishing old water fountains they believe were the source of the lead contamination. Fort Worth ISD is recommending no more than 15 parts Read More


Exploding washing machines reported in Plano

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 phones have been in the news lately for catching fire, but the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has recently issued a safety warning for its washing machines as well. . John Stark,a resident of Plano, Texas reported earlier in October that his Samsung washing machine exploded. He was quoted saying, Read More

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