Halloween Safety

This year, Halloween falls on a Tuesday. It’s a notable fact because children usually stay out later that evening, and more drunk drivers are on the roads. Even without that tidbit of scary information, “All Hallows Eve” is already perilous enough. Children wear loose-fitting costumes that are easy to trip over; candles aglow inside pumpkins […]

Texas Work Injury Lawyer

According to CBS News, in 2012 more workers died in Texas (433) than any other state. And the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says that one in ten construction workers are injured every year; making it one of the most dangerous jobs in the U.S, no matter whose survey you read. But when considering […]

Texas Defective Car Accident Lawyer

As vehicles further embrace technology, software and operating system flaws are already having a profound impact on driver safety, as well as auto industry responses to these dangers. Two recent recalls illustrate this transformation. In June 2017 – only a few weeks after issuing a recall, and only a couple of months after learning of […]

Texas Teen Driver Crash Lawyer

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among U.S. teens. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), six teens ages 16 to 19 die each and every day from motor vehicle accidents. But like car wrecks involving adults, teen motor vehicle crashes are also preventable; and proven strategies can improve the safety […]

Houston Injury & Accident Lawyer

The world of defective products is experiencing profound change. The last week in August, the FDA issued a recall which specifically warned about some elements of 13 different model types of Abbott (formerly St. Jude Medical) Pacemaker systems. It applies to some implantable cardiac pacemakers, including cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemaker (CRT-P) devices, and the insulated […]

Even though the food supply in the U.S. is recognized as one of the safest in the world, it should not blind Americans to the truth that our food is not completely free from pathogenic bacteria. One in six Americans will become sick – even mildly – from food poisoning this year. It not only […]

Texas Personal Injury Lawyer

“Mobile uploads,” “hashtags,” and “checking in” have become part of our everyday vocabulary. Because of social media, our lives are more public than ever. This is—indeed—a double-edged sword. While you think you are updating your friends and family on the latest in your life, others may exploit the shared information and use it against you. […]

Texas Work Injury Lawyer

Some occupations bring more injury risks than others. In 2015, according to an article in Time Magazine, 4,836 fatal injuries occurred on the job, which was slightly higher than the previous year. And at four deaths per 100,000 workers, Latinos have the highest workplace death rate of any racial group. In 2012 – according to […]

Houston Truck Wreck Lawyer

When a surprise commercial vehicle brake inspection was launched by a group of safety advocates earlier this year, the results were not reassuring for motorists. On May 3, 2017, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) conducted 9,524 roadside inspections across the United States and Canada and, as a result, nearly 2,000 vehicles were placed out […]

Texas Work Injury Lawyer

Around 80% of teens in the United States will work, in some capacity, by the time they graduate high school. Like previous generations, today’s teenagers aren’t afraid to join the workforce at an early age. Even while attending school, many find it necessary to put in several hours, at work each month, to save up […]