Category: Wrongful Death

Improperly Designed Handrails and Guardrails

August 3rd, 2016 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

We rely on guardrails for safety in so many settings, from the roads we drive to our apartment buildings to our workplaces. Guardrails and handrails provide us with barriers from dangers, but what happens when it is the guardrails designed to protect us that actually cause us harm? Roughly 20 percent of falls cause serious […]

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Distracted Driving 101

April 14th, 2016 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Distracted driving, it’s not just texting or making calls on a cell phone; it’s any activity that diverts a driver’s attention puts that driver, and his/her passengers, and everyone else sharing the road at serious risk. What is considered a distraction includes things like using a cell phone, texting, eating, smoking, attending to children, grooming, […]

Family Sues Porsche for Paul Walker Wrongful Death

October 22nd, 2015 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

The Wrongful Death Case If you are searching for a wrongful death lawyer for a car accident, you might have come across numerous stories about Paul Walker’s tragic death. Walker was best known for his role in the hit movie series The Fast and the Furious and was killed when the Porsche that he was […]

Workplace Fatalities Highest Since 2008

September 23rd, 2015 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

2014 was the deadliest year for American workers since 2008, when a tragic 5,214 US workers lost their lives. The Wall Street Journal specifically pointed out the “dramatic” rise in job-related deaths of oil field workers. According to the reports, the most dangerous industries for American workers are construction, mining, agriculture and manufacturing. Texas, Colorado and Wyoming experienced the largest increases in fatalities.

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Where Should you Turn Following a Wrongful Death in Texas?

September 9th, 2015 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

The death of a loved one is an emotionally trying time. If the death was unnecessary or preventable it can be particularly difficult to come to terms with. When a loved one dies due to the carelessness or negligence of another, a wrongful death claim may exist and a lawsuit can be filed on behalf […]

Determining Fault With the Help of a Wrongful Death Law Firm

August 18th, 2015 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

A wrongful death lawsuit is filed after the negligence or carelessness of one person causes the death of another. These cases are civil matters that are often brought against an at fault party by the victim’s family members. There are a number of circumstances that allow a family to file suit for the death of […]

Wrongful death lawsuits require family members to file a claim on behalf of the victim, but it isn’t always clear who is authorized to bring a wrongful death action after a loved one passes away. A Texas wrongful death lawyer will be able to determine which of the victim’s survivors is entitled to file a lawsuit and seek compensation for the victim’s death.

Texas Woman Sues Husband’s Employer for Wrongful Death

June 10th, 2015 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

A woman brought a lawsuit against a Delaware-based company based on alleged negligence. She filed the suit against Vyve Broadband LLC in the Texarkana Division of the Eastern District of Texas. She has hired at least one Dallas personal injury attorney to help her with her case. She argues that the company breached their duty […]

Richard Evans passed away at the Denton Regional Medical Center. He initially came into the hospital at about 8 p.m. complaining about constipation. Evans stated that he had been constipated for several days, but the nurse in charge of the ER thought that he looked stable because he was not sweating profusely, but he was […]

Wrongful Death Suit Filed after Dallas Truck Accident

May 12th, 2015 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

A man was killed on Interstate 35 in Salado, Texas when a truck struck a bridge. The bridge beams then fell on both a truck and a semi. The truck hit a beam of the FM 2484 overpass bridge that was under construction, causing two beams to become dislodged and fall. One person was killed […]