Month: October 2014

Texas Lawyer

If a person needs the help of a disability attorney, they have likely faced the power of government bureaucracy. More than half of all people who apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits will be initially rejected, and the process can seem like it drags on forever. A lawyer experienced in the field can serve […]

Transvaginal mesh cases are mounting. In fact, more than 58,000 are pending in America’s courts at this very moment. If you have experienced complications as a result of the implant, you are not alone. All over the country, plaintiffs contend that they did not receive sufficient warning of the health risks involved and are now […]

If you recently stopped taking Cymbalta and experienced withdrawal side effects, you are not alone. The Food and Drug Administration reports that compared to patients who discontinued Paxil or Effexor, three times as many Cymbalta users looked to Google for help with withdrawal symptoms. Each of these medications is used to treat depression, but discontinuation […]

Each year, Americans file thousands of defective products cases in courtrooms all over the country. Many consumers have purchased an item only to find out that the merchandise is flawed. At best, the consumer experiences only a mild annoyance or frustration at the poor design, manufacturing error, or confusing user manual. At worst, the defective […]

When a motorist strikes a person riding a bike, bicycle accident lawyers can be helpful in sorting out liability and determining who is at fault. Motorists must be careful when they share the road with riders, as even a slight bump can knock a person to the ground and leave them vulnerable to other traffic. […]

If you work around cranes, you rely on training, workplace safety procedures, properly functioning equipment and the alertness of coworkers and supervisors to avoid a crane accident. Unfortunately, sometimes one or more of these components designed to ensure your safety and wellbeing fail, often resulting in injury or even death. In September 2014, more than […]

If you work in one of the Houston area’s many refineries or chemical plants, you face the risk of a chemical explosion on a daily basis. You trust that your employer has safety procedures in place that ensure your wellbeing, that you and your co-workers are equipped with the skills and training needed to perform […]

As medicine adds newer and newer technologies to its arsenal, it’s only natural that doctors would begin incorporating technologies like the da Vinci surgical system. This device is used in a variety of laparoscopic and gynecological surgeries, and was originally billed as a safer alternative to traditional surgery. During a procedure, a surgeon controls the […]

On October 1, 2014, a lawsuit was filed in Harris County District Court alleging that a local mega church’s “marketing scheme” led to the sexual exploitation of a 12-year-old member of the church’s youth group, both there and at the next church which hired this sexual predator without any proper vetting, investigation or training. Second […]

There is no set legal process for managing fire and burn cases, but these claims often involve large settlements, due to the nature of the injury. Second and third-degree burns are some of the worst injuries to deal with because they often result in chronic pain, loss of mobility, disfigurement and a general loss of […]