1. Family of cyclist killed in McAllen sues driver in fatal collision

    The family of an avid cyclist who was killed in an accident  filed a wrongful death lawsuit with the Hidalgo County Clerk’s Office against the driver of the vehicle that fatally struck her. The civil lawsuit alleges that driver Samuel Molina engaged “in certain acts and/or omissions which constitute negligence” on the morning of Feb. 19, 2018, when he “carelessly and violently struck” 3…Read More

  2. A 2-year-old in Arizona died after getting what was allegedly a medically unnecessary dental procedure. Now his parents are suing.

    Zion Gastelum had been seen by the dentists at Kool Smiles only twice before they said that the 2-year-old needed multiple pulpotomies (baby root canals). The procedure, meant only for cases in which the nerve has been damaged, requires general anesthesia. Although it seemed drastic, Zion’s parents trusted that Kool Smiles — a privately held dental company operating in more than a dozen s…Read More

  3. Wrongful Death Lawsuits in Texas – What You Need to Know

    Under Texas Statutes section 71.001, a lawsuit for wrongful death may be initiated if a party dies because of "wrongful act, neglect, carelessness, unskillfulness, or default" of another party. A Texas wrongful death claim may be filed by the surviving spouse, adult children, and parents of the deceased. The claim can be filed singly or as a group. These relatives have three months to file a wrong…Read More