Capital Metro will be upgrading its private railroad crossings over the next five years to avoid any repeats of an April accident in which a light rail struck a car, killing a man and injuring his two sons.
Dealing with the death of a loved one is even more difficult if you know that the person who caused the death is not being held accountable and that you may be facing tremendous financial expenses on your own. Yet, the thought of filing a wrongful death lawsuit can be intimidating. The first step to approaching this process is determining whether you are even eligible to file a wrongful death suit.
A recent Austin American Statesman investigation shows that in 2011, the Austin police force used Tasers, or electric stun guns, 476 times. That number is more than double the number of times that Tasers were used by the department in 2008 and significantly larger than cities with comparable population sizes and police forces.
The Phoenix Veterans Affairs medical director is under fire after shocking reports of a “secret waiting list” for veterans waiting to receive medical attention. An alleged 40 US veterans have died waiting for appointments with the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Healthcare System(PVAHS).