Author Archives: Pete Trosclair

Austin Car Accident Fatalities At Record High

Eighty-one people have already died on Austin roads to date making this year the deadliest year on Austin roads in decades.  For people that live or visit Austin frequently, this is not a surprise considering what seems to be ever increasing congestion.  According to Vision Zero Task Group, an organization committed to stopping fatal accidents, the… Read More

Lovins Trosclair Files Trucking Accident Wrongful Death Suit

Lovins |Trosclair filed suit in Federal Court in Shreveport, Louisiana asserting various claims on behalf of our client whose car was rear ended by an 18 wheeler.  The trucking accident happened on Interstate 20 in Greenwood, Louisiana, just across the Texas border.  Our client was on her way to a family funeral with her husband… Read More

Oil Field Deaths And Other Workplace Fatalities On the Rise

According to the Wall Street Journal, a staggering 142 oilfield workers died on the job last year.  And this number is expected to rise as the numbers are revised, likely making 2014 the deadliest year for oilfield workers since 1993.  This rise in fatalities is not limited to oilfield workers, however. Overall workplace fatalities have… Read More

Bethany Jai Clark Killed By Austin Capital Metro Bus

Capital Metro previously reported that one of their buses struck and killed a pedestrian in North Austin. It is now known that the pedestrian was 20 year old Bethany Jai Clark and the bus driver was 56 year old Ronnie Calvert. The preliminary investigation notes that Ms. Clark was struck by the bus as it attempted… Read More

William Edwards Killed In 18 Wheeler Accident in Terrell, TX

William Edwards was killed when an 18 wheeler collided into the rear of his car while traveling on Interstate 20 in Terrell, TX.  The investigation into the collision indicates that a prior collision involving a Fed Ex truck caused traffic to slow in the area.  Gurwinder Singh, who was driving an 18 wheeler, failed to brake… Read More

Lovins Trosclair Files Suit For Injured Oilfield Worker

The personal injury lawyers at Lovins Trosclair have been retained by an oilfield worker injured while on the job site in Louisiana.  At the time of the injury, Plaintiff was part of a work crew lifting 32 foot long drilling pipe.  We allege in the lawsuit that Plaintiff was successfully lifting the pipe with a strap… Read More

SUPPORT PASSAGE OF THE ALEX BROWN MEMORAL ACT

It is a daily occurrence in my profession as a personal injury lawyer to see lives destroyed by unnecessary, preventable acts. But fewer things are more senseless and unnecessary than tragedies caused by texting while driving. Yet, as each year passes, texting plays a role in more and more of the cases my firm handles. Even in the… Read More

Protect Your Rights: Workplace Injuries

Many people are familiar with workers compensation. However, many employers do not have workers compensation insurance. What this means for employees is that, if you get hurt at work, your employer may not pay for your medical bills and lost wages that result from your injury. In some cases, employers have a different type of insurance… Read More