Month: May 2014

With the proper legal guidance, Zoloft lawsuits are a successful method of receiving compensation for damages done by this prescription drug. Zoloft is a medication given for the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Depression, Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD), Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Panic Disorder, and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD). However, many patients have discovered […]

Risperdal and its side effects have gained a national spotlight due the disfigurement and disorders caused by adverse reactions to the drug. Risperdal, or risperidone, is prescribed by doctors to treat schizophrenia, symptoms of bipolar disorder, and irritability in autistic children. It is considered an “atypical antipsychotic” medication as it alters the behavior by changing […]

Fuego’s Tortilla Grill has voluntarily closed due to salmonella. The College Station Mexican restaurant is not the first restaurant to have similar issues. The Brazos County Health Department is investigating reports of food borne illness. Thirty cases of Salmonella Typhimurium-Ohio serotype cases have been documented and most of those suffering are residents or visitors of […]

With so many risks in the petroleum industry, an oil rig injury is a common occurrence in the field. Some platforms are hundreds of miles away from shore, so any worker harmed in an accident may be hours away from medical care. Employers, therefore, must take safety seriously on platforms or their negligence can lead […]

A man crossing the Grand Parkway near South Peek Road in West Harris County is dead after being struck by a Toyota SUV. The driver claims the pedestrian dashed out in front of him and was unable to avoid the impact. The pedestrian passed away at the scene from his injuries. Local authorities indicate the […]

Many victims of ill-managed medication with serious side effects have chosen to seek legal counsel, and the most recent antipsychotic drug to, unfortunately, have these collateral problems is no different. People that have chosen to file a Risperdal lawsuit due to the serious side effects arising when taking the drug at even regular doses are […]

People working at sea typically have the ability to file a Jones Act claim if they are harmed due to employer negligence. This federal statute offers extra protections to qualified seamen that are considered important for safeguarding worker health. At sea, access to medical treatment is almost always limited, so seamen are exposed to greater […]

Texas Accidents in the News: Day of May 13, 2014 An 18-wheeler tanker overturned earlier today around 10:30 a.m. in East Houston. The incident occurred on the 8900 block of Clinton Drive near the East Loop. An in investigation is underway to determine the cause of the incident. The roadway closed for several hours for […]

Texas Accidents in the News: Day of May 12, 2014 Top Ten Stolen Vehicles for April 2014 in Houston. The following is a rundown of the Top Ten makes of vehicles reported stolen to the Houston Police Department. 1. Ford Trucks-156 2. Chevrolet Trucks- 154 3. Honda Cars-115 4. Dodge Trucks-65 5. Chevrolet Cars-55 6. […]

Talc powder, the main ingredient in Johnson & Johnson products linked to ovarian cancer, is being thrust to the forefront of discussion. There are legal ramifications associated to the item’s life-threatening side effects. Recent studies, such as the one out of Harvard in 2008, has shown the application of Shower to Shower and various baby powders […]