Child Killed by Falling Tree Branch in Freak Accident
A falling tree branch is responsible for the death of a toddler and the critical injury of her mother in a freak accident that occurred outside the Lone Star Behavioral Health Clinic on Quinn Road. Lyndi Lolmaugh and other volunteers were putting up Christmas decorations inside the clinic and the two were admiring the beautiful lights when a large branch from an oak tree on the property broke off and fell on them. An eyewitness to the entire incident tried assist the mother and child. Emergency crews and were called to the scene and police, fire and EMS all worked to free them. Life Flight flew the toddler, Tesa Grace to Memorial Hermann Hospital but she did not survive. The child’s mother, Lolmaugh was listed in critical condition. Lolmaugh had no medical insurance at the time of the incident. A fund has been set up to help with funeral and medical expenses. There are few things in the world than to lose a child. Very little in the world, if anything, can ease the pain and suffering of a parent whose child has been tragically injured or killed. Every year, hundreds of children are seriously injured or killed in accidents. One moment someone may be enjoying the sights and sounds around them, and in the blink of an eye, tragedy can strike. Even if no one can be convicted of a crime in some accidents involving serious injury or the tragedy of death, that doesn’t mean that there were not contributing factors that could have been prevented. Cities, municipalities and even private property owners can be held responsible and liable in the case of some accidents. Having an attorney on your side that knows the law and can help you in your personal injury case is essential. If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident, we are here to help you. Our attorneys are supportive and mindful of tragic situations. We will take the necessary time to explain all possible options in order to help you and your family defray the expense of high medical and treatment costs, funeral and other related expenses, as well as pain and suffering or wrongful death that may have happened in an accident. We will help you to seek justice through the courts and see that those who were responsible are held accountable. Your initial consultation and legal analysis is free and without cost or obligation.