Tag: Laredo

New Director in charge of International Bridges

Several of the international Bridges now have a new director in command. Severiano Solis now will oversee the Pharr, Hidalgo, and Anzalduas International Bridges. Officials held a formal ceremony to name so Solis as the new director. The Customs director of operations and David Higgerson based in Laredo officiated the...

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Compensation Woes For Casino Bus Accident Victims

MCALLEN (KFXV) — After almost two months since a deadly bus crash accident in Laredo, none of the victims have not received any compensation, according to attorneys. An attorney representing five victims in this case says insurance funds are running out, leaving victim’s families and those injured waiting for compensation. Stacks of of medical bills are piling up in the office of lawyer, John David Franz; who represents five people injured in the the deadly bus crash that happened in Laredo on May 14th. He tells us that some of the clients are being left out of the five...

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Only 6 Compensated in Laredo Bus Crash So Far

MCALLEN (KFXV) — As we reported– On May 14, 43 people were injured and 9 died in a bus crash near Laredo. A legal battle over compensation to the injured and families of those who died continues. According to an article published in The Monitor, attorneys reached a settlement of a little over 3.5 million dollars that will only compensate four of the families of those who died and two of those injured. The article also claims 10 lawsuits on behalf of 17 people injured and seven deceased are still...

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Three more Laredo Bus Crash Survivors Suing Bus Company

Three more survivors of fatal bus accident in Laredo are added to a lawsuit. According to the John David Franz law office, now there are five people represented in this lawsuit originally filed against the bus company. The document now also accuses the casino Kickapoo Lucky Eagle the driver, Porfirio Aguirre and the travel coordinator, Elvira Estrada. Other lawsuits have been filed, that include five other survivors and family of Guerrero Francisca died in accident who may 14. We’ll keep you updated as details...

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Death Toll Rises to Nine in Laredo Bus Crash

A ninth person is dead in the Laredo bus crash that injured 44 other passengers. Authorities confirmed that 83-year-old, Atanacio Almendares Trejo a resident of Weslaco died today at the University of Texas health science center at SAN ANTONIO from injuries he sustained in the accident. Seven died at the accident site, and one died in the hospital shortly after the accident. The accident happened north of Highway 83 before entering Laredo. The investigation continues. Series Although everyone makes mistakes, the key is to learn from them. That’s the case for a former local boxer who saw his career...

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