Month: November 2013

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of November 22, 2013 A man died Thursday in the 4000 block of the eastbound North Beltway 8 West service road, after the car he was a passenger in stalled, in the middle traffic lane. According to Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the man was attempting to get tools […]

Last year the world’s eighth largest drug maker Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay billions of dollars to resolve allegations it inappropriately promoted the antipsychotic drug Risperdal, which was one of the company’s best-selling drugs.  The investigations stretch back ten years and puts the agreement as the third-largest pharmaceutical settlement in the United States. However, […]

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of November 21, 2013 A tree service company has been named in a lawsuit filed by a Houston man, who was working at a job site for Exxon, was injured by a falling tree while he was in a portable restroom in The Woodlands.  According to documents, when […]

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of November 20, 2013 A 35-year-old motorcyclist died after crashing into an 18-wheeler on U.S. 59 near Newcastle on Tuesday morning.  According to witnesses, the man was cutting in and out of traffic just before he clipped the side of the big rig and was ejected from the […]

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of November 19, 2013 The driver of a Toyota Corolla was decapitated after speeding past an accident on the Sam Houston Tollway near West Belfort Sunday morning.  According to the Harris County Constable’s Office, the initial collision, which occurred around 6:03 a.m., involved a female driver of a […]

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of November 18, 2013 A fiery three-vehicle crash took the lives of two people and left four people injured Friday morning on the North Sam Houston Parkway near North Plaza. According to authorities, the driver of a commercial dump truck crashed into a female driver of a Dodge […]

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of November 8, 2013 A gruesome single car crash in the 6600 block of Irvington Boulevard took the lives of two people Thursday around 9:15 p.m.  According to reports, a driver and his female passenger were allegedly speeding when their car launched into the sky after hitting some […]

In mesothelioma litigation, a person who has cancer from exposure to asbestos hires specialized attorneys to seek compensation for damages. Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that attacks the linings of some of the internal organs of a person. This disease is very deadly and moves quickly once it starts. However, it can take […]

Some dangerous dialysis medications have prompted lawsuits by many patients, with claims that the drugs were responsible for serious health concerns, including fatal heart failure. Specifically, Fresnius Medical Care’s Granuflo and Naturalyte are responsible for serious adverse effects and have been recalled by the FDA as a result. This recall, which started in March 2012, […]

The linkage between mesothelioma and asbestos has been firmly established by doctors and the vast majority of patients suffering from this form of cancer have been exposed to the material at some point. It was a popular building material in the late 19th century and wasn’t phased out until the 1980s. It was also used […]