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Parallels Drawn between Two Tragic I-10 18 Wheeler Accidents
Tuesday, April 12, 2022

All east and westbound lanes were closed for several hours yesterday after an 18 wheeler box truck lost control, jackknifed and jumped the concrete barrier on I-10 West into oncoming traffic Monday morning. 67-year-old Emma Brooks of Bastrop, LA crashed head-on into the cab of the jackknifed 18 wheeler. Brooks died at the scene. "My heart goes out to the victim's family," says Provost Umphrey attorney Matthew Matheny. "This is an incredibly sad and tragic accident that should have never...

Provost Umphrey Representing Fort Worth Woman in Deadly I-35 Pileup Case
Thursday, July 15, 2021

A Fort Worth woman has filed a negligence and wrongful death lawsuit against the Texas Department of Transportation, I-35 Tarrant County tollway operators and maintenance companies, and various trucking company owners and operators over a massive multi-fatality pileup on Interstate 35 in February that killed her husband. The lawsuit was filed on July 6th in Tarrant County District Court by Jane Watson and Cameron Watson, the surviving spouse and adult child of Aaron Watson, and includes the...

Provost Umphrey Fighting for Justice for 18-Wheeler Accident Victim
Thursday, June 24, 2021

Beaumont, TX – May 16, 2021, Robert Carlton of Evadale, was a passenger of a 2018 Black Ford F150 Pickup Truck travelling westbound on Interstate 10 in Beaumont when the driver of an 18-wheeler, employed by Tri National, Inc, crossed the concrete median barrier from the eastbound lane. The 18-wheeler struck and crushed the vehicle in which Carlton was a passenger. Carlton sustained traumatic head injuries as well as injuries to his arms, neck and back. “Due to the Defendant’s negligence, our...

A Devastating Accident
Monday, February 18, 2019

What Happened Cheryl Sinegal was at home one evening in 2012 when she received a phone call from a friend. His vehicle had broken down, leaving him stranded. He had called to ask if Cheryl could pick him up and give him a ride. Cheryl was happy to help and drove out straightaway. After picking up her friend, Cheryl began to have some car problems of her own. Her engine stalled, forcing her to pull over on the side of the road. Moments later, her vehicle was hit by an 18-wheeler making an...