Houston, TX (April 13, 2021) – Northeast and South Central officers are investigating after a man fell from the ship channel bridge on Highway 610 on Tuesday afternoon, April 13. Traffic was backed up in both directions while officers, assisted by Port of Houston Police and Fire, investigated. The incident occurred around 4:00 p.m.
The cause of this fatal accident is still under investigation, though police say the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim.
Wrongful Death Incidents in Houston
Every year, several thousand victims suffer from serious injuries or death caused by accidents, including falls, fires and more. A majority of these victims will be forced to endure lengthy hospitalizations and will be physically unable to work until their injuries are fully healed. Both of these circumstances will most likely cause serious financial difficulties for the victims and their families.
Injuries that are commonly caused by these accidents include various degrees of epidermal burns, sometimes leading to permanent nerve damage or disfigurement, and other long-term physical problems. If you or a family member sustained an injury due to an accident that occurred through no fault of your own or you have lost a loved one, then a wrongful death attorney in Texas will be able to identify the most efficient techniques for helping you receive financial compensation for losses like funeral and burial expenses, medical costs, loss of income, and many other damages.
The Houston accident attorneys at Williams Hart & Boundas have been advising injured victims on what they need to receive compensation following a serious accident and have advised families on wrongful death claims after losing a loved one.
If you would like a free evaluation of your Texas wrongful death claim, reach out to our law offices to schedule your case evaluation today.
Call the law firm of Williams Hart & Boundas at 713-999-6945 in order to find out whether you qualify for financial compensation depending on the circumstances of your recent accident. We work on a contingency fee basis which means you pay nothing unless you are able to collect financial compensation. Call us at your earliest convenience.
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Disclaimer: We write these posts with the intention of providing general information about driving safety with the hope that people will slow down and use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being seriously injured in an accident. If you are in an accident, we want to make sure that you know how to react appropriately. This post is not intended to be deemed as legal or medical advice of any kind. The picture used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.