Month: September 2013

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of September 30, 2013 An industrial work-related accident involving a forklift at Overseas Import Export, Inc., near Pinckney Street in Houston sent an injured worker to Ben Taub hospital early Friday morning.  According to the Houston Police Department, the employee was trapped under some pallets due to a forklift accident. A […]

When tragedy involving commercial vehicles or buses strikes on Houston highways, it may be time to think about calling a local bus accident lawyer. Whether the victim was a passenger in the commercial vehicle or simply happened to be in its path of destruction, a bus accident lawyer may be able to assist clients in […]

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of September 27, 2013 A 19-year-old Montgomery teenager who was convicted of driving with a blood-alcohol level almost twice the legal limit was handed a 3- year  prison sentence and 10 years of community supervision Thursday in connection with the December 23rd. crash that killed one of his best […]

Following an airplane accident, injury lawyers are frequently involved in the investigation because these tragedies are often caused by pilot error or defective parts. These incidents are exceedingly rare, but they often result in major loss of life and many injuries. During the investigation, multiple parties may be found responsible for the crash, making it […]

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of September 26, 2013 A commuter Metro bus traveling outbound on the HOV lanes of Interstate 45 and Gears Road caught fire Wednesday around 5 p.m.  The Metro bus driver evacuated approximately 40 unharmed bus commuters after he reported smoke and flames coming from the back of the […]

Child injury lawyer Terry Bryant knows that any harm to an infant or young person can cause devastating trauma to a family. Even more so if the injury could have been prevented and was inflicted through the negligence of others. Dangers to babies and juveniles seem to lurk around every corner, and parents do their […]

On May 7, 1980, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, or MADD, was formed by Candice Lightner. Lightner created the organization after her 13-year-old daughter was hit and killed by an intoxicated motorist. The man was eventually caught and arrested for DUI and intoxicated manslaughter. At the time, it was his fifth arrest for DUI. This spurred […]

Asbestos lawsuits are often filed when exposure to the material has resulted in major health complications. This is an active field of law, because the substance was extremely popular in many applications throughout the 20th century. Many construction workers, firefighters, miners, electricians, shipyard workers and manufacturing laborers have been diagnosed with conditions related to the […]

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of September 25, 2013 A suspected drunk driver faces intoxication manslaughter charges after reportedly running a red light, striking three vehicles, and killing a young woman at the intersection of Hillcroft Avenue and Southwest Freeway Sunday.  According to Houston police, the female passenger died at the scene while […]

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of September 24, 2013 A woman is badly injured, by an alleged drunk driver, after stopping to help a driver involved in another wreck early Sunday morning near the 5000 block of the South Loop feeder road near Jutland.  According to the Houston Police Department, the 27-year old […]