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Slip and Fall Lawsuit Filed Against Wal-Mart and McDonald’s

Posted on July 28th, 2011 No Comments

A Texas couple has filed a slip and fall lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores and McDonald’s.

According to Jefferson County District Court documents, Tonya and Robert Gilbert filed the slip and fall lawsuit July 21. The lawsuit claims Tonya Gilbert was shopping at the Wal-Mart in Beaumont, Texas on March 17 when the accident occurred. Gilbert says she went to the McDonald’s located inside the store to buy a soft drink when she slipped on a freshly mopped floor.

According to the lawsuit, Wal-Mart and McDonald’s employees failed to post warning signs on the wet area. Gilbert is suing for past and future medical expenses, mental anguish, pain, impairment, disfigurement and lost wages, as well as court costs.

Her husband is suing for loss of consortium.

If you need assistance with a slip and fall lawsuit, please contact the San Antonio Slip and Fall Lawyers of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers by calling (210) 999-9999.

 

2 Killed, 2 Injured in San Antonio Car Accident

Posted on July 22nd, 2011 No Comments

Two people were killed and two others injured in a San Antonio car accident Sunday.

According to officials with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Department, the accident occurred shortly after 5:00 a.m. Sunday in the westbound lanes of Southton Road. Deputies say an SUV was traveling west on the Southton when it veered off the road, crossed over the median, struck a tree, and came to rest upside-down in a field. The vehicle then bust into flames.

“We had two occupants in the vehicle who were ejected and transported to a local hospital,” Bexar County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Mario Cervantes said. “We had two other occupants in the vehicle as well. They were trapped.”

According to the accident report, the two men who were ejected were transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital for treatment. Medical examiners will have to determine the identities of the two people who were killed.

Officials say speed may have been a factor in the accident.

The crash remains under investigation by the Bexar County Sheriff’s Department.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims’ families and friends during this difficult time.

 

SAPD Officer Injured in Truck Accident

Posted on July 15th, 2011 No Comments

A San Antonio police officer was injured in an auto accident Wednesday morning.

According to officials with the San Antonio Police Department, an off-duty police officer was on his way to work in his personal vehicle when the accident occurred shortly after 6:00 a.m. Sergeant Michael Oliva said the accident took place on Interstate 10 between DeZavala and Huebner roads.

According to the police accident report, the unidentified officer was traveling east on the access road to Interstate 10 in a pickup truck when a tractor-trailer suddenly pulled out of a side road into his path. The officer was not able to stop his vehicle in time and “T-boned” the tractor-trailer, Oliva said.

The officer sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the accident and was transported by ground ambulance to University Hospital for treatment. No information on the nature of his injuries was available. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured in the crash.

The accident remains under investigation by the San Antonio Police Department.

If you have been injured in a San Antonio auto accident involving a tractor-trailer, please contact the San Antonio truck accident lawyers of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers by calling (210) 999-9999.

 

Man Killed in San Antonio Motorcycle Accident

Posted on July 7th, 2011 No Comments

A man was killed in a San Antonio motorcycle accident Saturday night.

According to officials with the San Antonio Police Department, 41 year-old Vikk Villarreal died in a motorcycle crash involving a horse trailer in western Bexar County. Police say the accident occurred just after 10:00 p.m. Saturday near the intersection of Potranco Road and Sundance Crest.

According to the accident report, Villarreal was attempting to make a U-turn when his bike was struck by the horse trailer. Villarreal was reportedly trying to turn around to get back to one of his riding partners, who had broken down.

Villarreal was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. HE was pronounced dead at the scene by officials with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office.

Villarreal was the president of the Sentinels Motorcycle Club in San Antonio. The family oriented club was often involved in fundraisers and charitable events.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim’s family and friends during this difficult time.

 

18 Injured in San Antonio Auto Accident

Posted on July 1st, 2011 No Comments

A San Antonio auto accident injured 18 people early Thursday.

According to officials with the San Antonio Police Department, the accident occurred shortly after 4:00 a.m. on the Hays-Comal county line near Posey Road. Police say a charter bus headed for Dallas veered off the right side of the roadway and rolled over between New Braufels and San Marcos. The bus driver and 17 passengers were injured in the accident.

Three people, including the driver, were transported by medical helicopter to University Hospital in San Antonio, according to San Marcos Police Chief Howard Williams. Eight passengers were transported by ground ambulance to Central Texas Medical Center. Five others were taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge-Seton hospital in Austin. A 4 year-old passenger and his mother were transported by ambulance to Dell Children’s Hospital in Austin.

All 18 victims are expected to recover fully.

The accident remains under investigation by the San Marcos Police Department.

If you have been injured in an auto accident, please contact the San Antonio Auto Accident Attorneys of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers by calling (210) 999-9999.

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