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The city of Midland was originally established as the half way point between Fort Worth and El Paso along the Texas and Pacific Railroad. The city has received national attention in the past two decades for being the hometown of the former First Lady Laura Bush as well as the childhood home of former President George W. Bush.
If you are facing legal charges in Midland, you would be best served if you sought the advice of one of the experienced Midland lawyers. These attorneys are skilled in many areas of law including DUI, personal injury, criminal defense, divorce, child custody, contracts, labor, immigration, automobile accidents, and more.
The family of a Midland man who died is suing the manufacturer of the taser that they claim killed him. The man was trespassing on Waste Management grounds when a security guard there, an off duty police officer, asked him to stop for questions. When he refused, the off duty police officer radioed some on duty officers to help him stop the suspect. Eventually, they stopped the Midland man in the back yard of a home by tasering him. Just how many times the man was tased is in disputed, but it is believed to be between four and six stuns of 50,000 volts each time. After the repeated stuns, the man stopped breathing while in police custody and died a short time later. The family of the man is suing the company that makes the taser as well as the company that promotes and sells the tasers to law enforcement.
When you are ready to file your lawsuit that arose in Midland, you will likely have to report to one of the District Courts in Midland County. Preparing your case for trial can be tricky and time consuming, but a local attorney can speed this process up for you.
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