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CommunityHMG Law
February 12, 2021

Fatal I-35 Multi-Vehicle Crash Under Investigation   

A deadly crash on the I-35 W has taken the lives of at least 5 people. CBSDFW.Com reports that the freezing rain and sleet created hazardous conditions in North Texas, near Fort Worth.  The treacherous weather conditions led to the massive automobile crash that occurred around 6:30 a.m. on February 11th. Upwards of 100 motor vehicles were involved, with many drivers and passengers trapped in their vehicles as they waited for assistance from rescue crews. Along with multiple deaths, dozens of people sustained serious personal injuries in the pileup. In a statement via twitter, Texas State Rep. Ramon Romero Jr. has indicated that he’s looking for answers into the factors that caused such a massive traffic accident, noting “We are hearing reports that the North Tarrant Express…was neither salted nor…
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July 6, 2020

Report: NFL Considers Requiring Fans to Sign COVID-19 Liability Waivers to Attend Games

As COVID-19 cases spike among pro and college athletes nationwide, the NFL is considering making fans who attend games this season sign liability waivers protecting teams from coronavirus-related lawsuits, according to Daniel Kaplan of The Athletic. The proposal is likely to be sent to teams next week, along with an array of other best practices for re-opening stadiums during the pandemic. An anonymous source familiar with the league's plans told Kaplan the forms would likely be electronic. How ironclad the waivers would be in protecting teams from potential legal action is up for debate. Attorney Bob Hilliard, who's sued MLB on behalf of fans hit by foul balls and spoke to Kaplan on the matter, questions how ironclad the waivers would end up being in court. “Strange things about waivers…they…