Wrongful Death Articles

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Texas Construction Workers Exposed to High Mortality Rate

For years, Texas has led the nation in occupational deaths, with the top percentage typically arising from construction. Despite apparent efforts to combat the inherent risk in construction and other industrious trades, employers have touted that new employees receive mandatory OSHA training in the hopes of mitigating the risk present while on the job. Still,…

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Tragedy Strikes Marathon Petroleum Refinery: 1 Employee Dead, 2 Injured in Galveston Bay Fire

Shortly after 9:30 am CST on Monday, May 15, a fire broke out at the Marathon Petroleum Refinery in Texas City. According to Marathon officials, workers were performing routine maintenance when a pump deal near them failed, resulting in a fire.  Three workers were rushed to the hospital and unfortunately, one succumbed to their injuries. …

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Widow Settles Lawsuit for $12M after Husband Crushed by Slabs of Granite

Figure 1 – The Stone Basyx warehouse in Charlotte, North Carolina following the death of “Al” Abedi-Aslon on September 20, 2019. Photo credit: www.WSOCTV.com. On September 20, 2019, Behzad “Al” Abedi-Asl, then aged 63, was shopping with his wife, Angela, at Stone Basyx warehouse. Inside the warehouse were racks holding 1,000-pound slabs of stone. Unfortunately,…

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American Airlines Employee Dies Due to Injuries Sustained in an Incident at Austin Bergstrom Airport

On Thursday, April 20, 2023, an American Airlines employee working at Austin-Bergstrom Airport in Austin, Texas, died from traumatic injuries sustained at Austin-Bergstrom Airport. Not all details pertaining to the Incident have been disclosed at this time. However, news outlets are reporting the employee was injured in a “crash” that occurred “on the tarmac.” Allegedly,…

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Two-Car Crash Leaves One Dead, Child Critically Injured

Around 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 Denton police and rescue crews were called to the scene of a major crash near the 8400 block of West University Drive near Cottonwood Lane. The crash involved a pickup truck and a sedan, which were both traveling westbound. According to the Denton Police Department’s preliminary investigation,…

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