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Williams Hart secures $1.5M verdict for client injured in auto accident.

Posted on Saturday, December 10th, 2016 at 12:14 pm by Williams Hart   

On January 20, 2015 our client broke his leg when he was hit by an SUV while he was attempting to purchase an automobile at an auto auction. The driver of the SUV was a worker sent over by Pacesetter to drive cars at the Manheim Big H auction center. Our client was safely crossing the road when he was struck by a Ford Explorer being driven by the defendant.

Our client was back to work in just 9 months. He turned to Jim Hart and Steve Kherkher to handle his case and handle the case they did.

Steve and Jim spent many long nights strategizing and prepping for trial. After a rigorous trial before Harris County 55th District Court Judge Shadwick, the jury came back with a UNANIMOUS decision in favor of the plaintiff. They awarded the client $750,000 for pain and suffering as well as $750,000 for physical impairment for a whopping total of $1.5 million dollars.

Here at Williams Hart, we are so proud of Jim and Steve and the work they put in on behalf of their client and know they will do the same for you or your family members.


Houston drivers rank among the worst in the nation

Posted on Friday, February 19th, 2016 at 2:19 pm by Williams Hart   

shutterstock_228064051 (1)According to a new report done by Allstate, Houston drivers are among the worst in the United States. After evaluating the best drivers in 200 cities, Houston ranked number 170 on the list for accident frequency.  The report states that Houston drivers, on average, have a collision once every 7.2 years, 37% higher than the national average.

The list does not specify the reasons for the car accidents they tracked, but rather, is looking to make the public aware of the importance of safe driving. Boston had the worst record on the list with drivers getting in an accident an average of once every 3.9 years, while Kansas City ranked the best with drivers having an accident every 13.3 years.

At Williams Hart, we know all too well how devastating accidents in Houston can be, and we are proud to represent individuals who have been injured in an accident caused by another party’s wrongdoing. For the legal help you need if you’ve been injured in an accident, call us today at (800) 220-9341.


Students and adults brought to hospital after bus accident

Posted on Saturday, October 31st, 2015 at 9:47 am by Williams Hart   

Thursday, October 29, a Crespo Elementary school bus was hit by a car during a student field trip. The accident happened at around 10:30 a.m on FM 1960 near Woodland Hills Drive in Harris County, according to reports.

Twenty-nine students and five adults were brought to the hospital in an Alascocita Volunteer Fire Department emergency bus after a sedan rear-ended their school bus outside the Old MacDonald’s Farm petting zoo, where the students were on a field trip. All of the individuals on the school bus were taken to the hospital to be check out as a precaution. No life-threatening injuries were sustained by the adults and children, and all of them were released in the afternoon of the same day.

The driver of the sedan was brought to Memorial Hermann Hospital. The driver’s condition remains unknown.

The driver of the school bus was cited by officers for failure to yield while turning left.

If you or your child has been injured due to negligent drivers, speak with our esteemed personal injury lawyers at Williams Hart to discuss your legal options. Call us today at (800) 220-9341.


Caitlyn Jenner not charged after fatal accident

Posted on Thursday, October 1st, 2015 at 11:09 am by Williams Hart   

Last February 7 on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, Caitlyn Jenner was involved in a car crash that took the life of Kim Howe. Jenner’s SUV hit Howe’s Lexus from behind, causing it to head towards oncoming traffic, where it was hit by a Hummer.

The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office announced September 30 that Jenner will not be charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter- despite lawsuits already filed by the victim’s adult stepchildren.

Based on reports, the investigation concluded that Jenner was below speed limit and was driving slower than Howe. Although Jenner was not going over the speed limit, she was still driving at an unsafe speed for the condition of the road, according to reports.

Losing a life is devastating, and it is more tragic if another person is at fault. True justice must be served for everyone who is experiencing a loss like this. Our legal team at Williams Hart extends its sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Kim Howe.


71-year-old dies in Carson City accident

Posted on Saturday, September 19th, 2015 at 9:54 am by Williams Hart   

Last Thursday, September 17, a 71-year-old man was killed after he was hit by a pickup truck in Carson City, Nevada. The man was brought to the hospital but died later that night.

It was around 2:50 p.m. when a sheriff responded to the crash at 101 Hot Springs Road. The victim was crossing the street when he was hit by a truck driven by a 68-year-old who was cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian, according to Reno Gazette Journal.

According to the release, the man was trapped under the truck, but he was already removed and still conscious and speaking when the respondents came. He was transported to Renown Medical Center by helicopter.

The sheriff’s office was notified of the victim’s death that same day at around 7:50 p.m.

No one deserves such a tragedy. The legal team at Williams Hart extends their deepest condolences to the friends and family of the victim.

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