An Accident That Could Have Been Avoided
The Law Offices of R. Bruce Tharpe and BruceTharpeLaw.com expresses its deepest condolences to the family and friends of RONALD NORMAN STRATTON, who died tragically on November 17, 2017 in a senseless accident that did not have to happen.
According to accident reports and witness accounts, this tragic accident could have been prevented if not for the negligence of another driver. The reported facts are that a fatal collision occurred when another vehicle turned left into a private driveway, directly in the path of Stratton, who was riding his motorcycle.
Wrongful death laws in Texas provide that surviving family members may recover damages if a loved one’s death is proximately caused by the negligence of another.
In this particular case, negligence issues may include:
- Reckless driving; and
- Failure to Yield the Right of Way.