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News Rasansky Law Firm February 6, 2017
Accident Scene
Jeff Rasansky February 2, 2017

GODLEY, TX (02/01/2017) — An electrocution accident on Wednesday afternoon claimed the life of Aaron Stevens. Police identified 26-year-old Aaron Stevens (of Burleson) as the victim of an accident involving a live power line that occurred at 6000 County Road 1001 in Godley, Texas. According to Godley police spokesman Sgt. Matthew Cantrell, Stevens and his brother…

Houston Texas Elderly Abuse
Jeff Rasansky February 1, 2017

HOUSTON, TX — Caregiver arrested after she was caught on camera physically abusing elderly Alzheimer’s patient. Police have arrested 59-year-old caregiver Brenda Floyd today following the release of video footage showing her abusing 94-year-old Dorothy Bratten in Houston, Texas. Earlier this week, the Memorial Village Police Department released a shocking video showing an in-home health care worker repeatedly…

Minnie Graham
Jeff Rasansky January 24, 2017

Minnie Graham, an elderly resident of the Winters Park Nursing Home in Garland, suffered abuse from two workers until her family installed a hidden video camera. Nursing home caretakers Brenna Tiller and Iwuchukwu Ekechukwu were indicted after both were caught on video abusing an elderly nursing home resident in north Texas. 98-year-old Minnie Graham—who spent the…

Justin King February 14, 2017

When it comes to bad drivers, some states are are better than others. Unfortunately, statistics show Texas is the worst. The statistics discussed below were compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and used by carinsurancecomparison.com in order to rank the top ten states with the worst drivers. The factors used in this study focused on the causes of fatal car…

Fatal Car Accidents On the Rise in 2016
Jeff Rasansky December 7, 2016

When compared to the first six months of last year, the number of fatal car accidents in 2016 has spiked by 10%. A 2016 report from NHTSA (The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) revealed a marked increase in car accident deaths during the first six months of 2016, compared to the same period in 2015….

Fatal Car Accident Statistics 2014-2015
Jeff Rasansky February 10, 2017

A recent report by the NHTSA indicates that the number of motorcycle fatalities is on an unfortunate upward trend. Even though motorcyclists accounted for less than 1% of total miles driven, they accounted for a staggering 14% of all traffic deaths in 2015. According to the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) there were a total of 35,092 people…

Will Texas Outlaw Texting and Driving in 2017?
Jeff Rasansky December 1, 2016

Texas lawmakers are planning (once again) to introduce a bill banning texting and driving statewide, but will it become law? There have been several unsuccessful attempts to ban texting and driving in Texas, and while we know the practice is extremely dangerous, there still appears to be quite a bit of opposition. Supporters of the proposed ban plan to push…

Baby Olivia Coats Birth Injury
Jeff Rasansky January 31, 2017

Do damage caps on medical malpractice cases stop frivolous lawsuits, or do they simply help insurance companies? A Texas jury awarded $10,200,575 to the family of a child whose head was crushed by forceps during delivery, but the award was automatically reduced to $750,000 due to statutory damage caps on medical malpractice lawsuits in Texas. These damage caps…

Accident Location
Justin King February 9, 2017

DEVOL, OK (07/17/2016) — A two-vehicle accident Sunday morning near the Kiowa Casino has left several members of the Juarez family hospitalized. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a head-on collision on Oklahoma 36 (County Road N2500) in Cotton County, Oklahoma left five people injured: 24-year-old Macy M. Juarez, 25-year-old Reyez Juarez Jr., 48-year-old Reyez…

Zachary Holifield Mugshot
Jeff Rasansky July 8, 2016

PLANO, TX (06/20/2016) — A Plano man has been arrested after allegedly sexually abusing two children at his mother’s home-based daycare. UPDATE 07/08/2016 A Collin County judge granted the prosecutor’s motion to have the case moved back to adult court. The judge also reduced Holifield’s bond from $600,000 to $250,000. UPDATE 07/07/2016 Zachary Holifield appeared…

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