Month: August 2014

In recent years, salmonella in peanut and almond butter has captured many headlines. In 2008 and 2009, an outbreak of the bacteria swept across the U.S., sickening 714 people and killing nine, including several children. By the time the outbreak was contained it had spread to 46 states, and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) officials […]

An explosion last night claims the life of an employee at Madden Bolt Galvanizing Corporation located on the 13400 block of Hempstead Highway in northwest Houston. According to the Houston Police Department, the explosion caused shrapnel and metal to fall on the employee resulting in fatal injuries. Besides the current local investigations, state and or […]

For the second time in the span of several days, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration uncovered salmonella-tainted produce during routine testing. This time the culprit is: peanut butter and almond butter. These items were sold under the organic food brands Arrowhead Mills and MaraNatha at the following grocery stores: Trader Joe’s Whole Foods, Kroger […]

A fiery car crash closed three main lanes of the North Sam Houston Tollway westbound near Gessner this morning involving five vehicles. The impact caused at least two of the vehicle to catch on fire resulting in a large black smoke trail. The clean-up crew took several hours to make the lanes operational. Seven families […]

A house fire started over the weekend with a unique story.  On Saturday afternoon, a pest control worker treating a house located in the 3600 block of Oak Lane Drive near Garden Spring Gardens for terminates happen to drill in the wrong spot setting off an explosive chain reaction.  The drilling caused ammunition and other […]

With thousands injured every year in accidents resulting from tire defects, cases filed under the product liability laws are becoming quite common. The National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration works hard to place product recalls when necessary and maximize safety standards, yet oftentimes faulty products go unnoticed. In this case the traction of the vehicle […]

A 60-year-old motorcyclist from Bayview lost his life in a motor vehicle collision Saturday evening in La Porte, Texas.  The deadly incident occurred as the motorcyclist was traveling southbound on Highway 146 and an Acura sedan that was traveling behind it failed to control its speed striking the rear of the motorcycle.  The cyclist was […]

Three people were transported to the hospital after a ten-vehicle pile-up occurs over the span of two hours on the North Freeway earlier this morning.  It all started with a vehicle losing control and crashing near the Cypresswood Drive exit resulting in the driver being transported to a local hospital.  As this scene was clearing […]

Trucking accident cases can quickly spiral into a complicated mess if not handled properly. Commercial vehicles are responsible for thousands of deaths and injuries every year, and the companies responsible for these vehicles often do everything possible to avoid liability. As a result, victims are usually tasked with combating aggressive defense lawyers and conflicting accounts […]

With so many oil and chemical processing facilities in the area, it’s no surprise that workers caught in a Houston area explosion often need lawyer assistance to help address their medical expenses. Plant fires and blasts are rare, but they cause some of the most grievous injuries sustained by workers each year. Often, these injuries […]