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Houston Driver Charged in Drowning Deaths of Five

Posted By Houston Personal Injury Attorney || 26-Mar-2011

 

A Houston man was charged last year in the deaths of five children in his care who drowned after the car they in which they were riding plunged into a rain-swollen culvert.

 

Chanton Jenkins, 33, was accused of driving drunk and using his cell phone when he lost control of his car, which was filled with seven passengers, reports say.

 

Five children, including three of Jenkins' kids, died in the crash. Jenkins, his brother and a 10-year-old girl escaped from the vehicle. Jenkins was facing five counts of intoxication manslaughter, and Houston Police reportedly said his blood tests showed him to be still legally drunk almost three hours after the car plunged into the water in April 2009.

With extensive experience in drowning and safety accidents, The Doan Law Firm P.C. is credited as an expert in the field of drowning and near-drowning lawsuit and representation. For information on the laws surrounding water safety, the Doan Law Firm, P.C., led by Houston personal injury attorney Jimmy Doan, has extensive experience in worker's compensation and employee litigation. Contact the Doan Law Firm, P.C. at 1 Riverway, Suite 2055, Houston, Texas 77056, (713) 869-4747 or (800) 910-FIRM.

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After an accident, the responsible party's insurance company may try to reduce the claim amount. Commonly, insurance adjusters are trained to get information from the injured to assist in reducing the claim. Though some insurers are less guilty of this practice than others, it is important to realize that insurance companies are profit-oriented corporations and reducing claims results in increased profits for shareholders. This can create a situation for the injured in which they are offered a settlement that does not truly reflect the damages suffered. If you accept this settlement, you lose the ability to get more money should your injuries require further medical treatments. It is critical that victims get legal assistance in any personal injury case, and The Doan Law Firm is prepared to fight relentlessly for your rights.

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