Month: September 2014

A 43-year-old man passed away early yesterday morning when he lost control of his Chevy Silverado pick-up drove over the median and collided with a tree on the 2400 block of East TC Jester and Hacket Drive in northwest Houston.  An ambulance transported the victim to Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center.  The […]

A plane crash killed one person and critically injured a second earlier today in San Jacinto County.  According to local authorities, the small 2-seat plane over-ran the runway striking several trees at a private airfield near Shepherd, TX.  The pilot, Marcus Schmitt, 44, of Shepherd, passed away, while his passenger, Rene Weatherford, 35, of Houston, […]

Car accident lawyers are some of the busiest legal professionals in the city. With the city’s spread out network of roads and heavy traffic, the largest city in Texas has a major problem with vehicle crashes. Sadly, many of these accidents result in serious injuries. The financial recovery can be even harder for a victim […]

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma, an asbestos-related lung cancer, retaining the services of an experienced mesothelioma lawyer may help ease your financial burden. Legal action against responsible parties may provide relief for medical expenses, compensate for pain and suffering, and possibly secure a financial future for your family. This cancer is usually the […]

Anyone involved in a serious car accident is at risk of suffering life-changing injuries. Drivers must control their vehicle and do everything possible to avoid accidents, and if they are negligent while behind the wheel, they will likely be liable for any damages they cause. Victims may be able to attain compensation if they are […]

Thankfully, a refinery explosion doesn’t happen very often, but when it does, the consequences are devastating. Injuries caused by the blast may range from broken bones to severed limbs and, ultimately, loss of life. More than 300,000 Texans work for oil and gas companies, with roughly half of them in support and administrative roles. The […]

Medical researchers have been clear on the link between lung cancer and asbestos for some time. This silicate, which was used extensively for decades, is the primary cause of mesothelioma and other serious health problems. The problem arises from how the silicate forms and how it is used. As the mineral develops, it generates millions […]

When Metro is involved in a bus or light rail crash, the results are often devastating. These passenger carriers weigh more than other vehicles on the road, so they can obliterate anything they collide with, including pedestrians caught in the middle of a crosswalk. Even worse, Metro responds to these incidents poorly, often leaving victims […]

It can be difficult managing a work injury claim, but an attorney experienced in the field can provide a lot of needed support. In recent decades, employers have become more aggressive in denying employees’ rights to compensation when they are hurt. This is especially true in Texas, where state laws allow business owners to opt […]

Tread separation cases can involve extremely serious or fatal injuries because a sudden tire failure can send a vehicle careening out of control. This typically occurs when a tire is not manufactured or serviced properly, or when a driver does not maintain their vehicle properly. In the weeks following an accident, injured victims may be […]