Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : April 17, 2019

Dallas Premises Liability News

Grapevine, TX – 1 Injured In Embassy Suites Hotel Fire On Bass Pro Dr

Grapevine, TX (April 17, 2019) – At 1:30 a.m. on April 17, emergency crews responded to the scene of a hotel fire at the Embassy Suites Hotel. The hotel, which is located in the 2400 block of Bass Pro Drive, had light smoke rising from it when firefighters arrived at the scene. Smoke from the Read More


Austin, TX – Man Injured by Mechanical Bull at Buck Wild on 6th Street

Austin, TX (April 14, 2019) On the early morning of April 14th, an injury accident happened at a bar on 6th Street when a man got trapped by a mechanical bull. According to the reports, a man in his 20’s was riding a mechanical bull at Buck Wild, which is located at 310 East 6th Read More


Austin, TX – Five Hospitalized After Avesta Salon Apartment Fire in the 8800 Block Of North I-35

Austin, TX (April 1, 2019) – According to reports from the Austin Fire Department, close to 50 people have been displayed and five injured after a fire at the Avesta Salon Apartments. The apartment complex is located in the 8800 block of North I-35. An early morning fire caused heavy damage to building 3. The Read More


Houston, TX – 5-Year-Old Boy Died At Signs And Wonders Apostolic Outreach Ministries After A Table Fell On Him

Houston, TX (March 22, 2019) – Around 9:30 p.m. on March 21, Police were called to the Signs And Wonders Apostolic Outreach Ministries in northwest Houston for an accident involving a child. When police arrived, they found a 5-year-old child severely injured in the church when a table fell on him. The young boy was Read More


Clarendon, TX – College Student Dies From Injuries Sustained on Campus

Clarendon, TX (March 19, 2019) – On Monday evening, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of an accident at the livestock and equine center located on the Clarendon campus. Upon arriving at the scene of the incident, emergency crews found sophomore Dalton O’Gorman who had been injured in an incident on campus. Although Read More


Tyler, TX – 22-Year-Old Kaspar Hollard Killed In Accident At Brookshire’s Warehouse

Tyler, TX (March 19, 2019) – On Sunday, a man lost his life in an accident which occurred at a Brookshire’s warehouse. The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Kaspar Hollard. The grocery chain states that this is the first deadly accident in the company’s history. Unfortunately, events surrounding the incident remain under investigation by Read More


Mother of girl with rope burn to neck sues school

Waco, Texas resident Sandy Rougely filed a personal injury claim against Live Oak Classical School, where her 12-year-old daughter is enrolled, after the girl returned from a school-sponsored camp out with an injury to the front half of her neck. School trustee Jeremy Counseller said in a statement that the student injured her neck accidentally after an accident with a rope swing. Read More


Safety Hazards to Watch Out for After a Flood

Flood Aftermath: Avoid These Safety Hazards The aftermath of a flood can cause safety hazards long after the storm has passed. Standing water can harbor bacteria and electricity, and vehicles can still be swept away in a swiftly flowing current. Keep these crucial after-flood safety hazard tips in mind if you encounter flooding: Addressing Home Read More


How Dangerous is Black Mold?

Molds that produce mycotoxins, like black mold, are considered very hazardous. The mold itself is not toxic, but the mycotoxin byproducts of the mold growth can cause respiratory problems, among other effects. Black mold is the common name for Stachybotrys chartarum mold, and it can grow inside homes and buildings, making it a very dangerous Read More


Safety Tips to Remember in a Flood

Being prepared can help you and your family get through a flood in Texas without loss of life or injury. Many floods are considered “flash floods.” These floods happen fast, and the ground has no time to absorb the water. Here is what you need to know ahead of time to stay safe during flood Read More

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