Month: January 2015

Most Houston law firms are specialized in a few areas of expertise, and only a handful are capable of representing injury victims properly. And among these, only a select few have the experience to handle any injury case with confidence. During the case proceedings, the victim may be in medical recovery and unable to exert […]

A bike accident attorney often has to deal with some of the most devastating injury cases. When a rider is struck by a car, there is little protecting them from the force of impact. A helmet may save a rider’s life, but it won’t necessarily prevent serious injury, and even a car traveling as slow […]

An offshore accident attorney is often the only person capable of helping a seaman after they have been hurt on the job. Seamen are not eligible for workers’ compensation in the event of injury and must instead pursue a negligence claim against an employer or vessel owner. Qualified seamen also have a right to maintenance […]

When a motor vehicle collides with a bicycle, the resulting injury can be extremely serious, even fatal. Any cyclist that has spent a long time on the road has had some close calls, and it only takes a single accident to change the rider’s life forever. These accidents are also becoming an increasing concern in […]

Most symptoms of mesh complications may be minor, even unnoticeable at first. Over time, though, they can cause serious damage to the body, requiring emergency surgery and leaving the patient in much worse shape than before they received the treatment. Many medical experts are surprised the procedure was ever approved for widespread use as basic […]

At first, the recall surrounding Takata airbags was relatively small, only affecting a few major automotive makes. It’s becoming increasingly clear, however, that the company was resisting a full recall. Now, around 8 million cars and 15 vehicle makes are part of the recall, and these numbers will likely rise again as more details become […]

Although the treatment has only been in steady use since 2008, hundreds of women have already reported transvaginal mesh problems. The nature of these complications and their high rate of occurrence have forced additional safety measures by the FDA, including small scale recalls for a number of slings. This treatment is used to correct stress […]

An ATV rollover accident is usually a medical emergency, resulting in severe trauma, cuts, burns, bone breaks and even traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). This is because an all-terrain vehicle can suddenly lose stability around tighter turns, even if the driver does everything right. Few products have been recalled as often as all-terrain vehicles, and it […]

When someone becomes ill due to asbestos exposure, injury lawyers know how devastating the situation can be. Most people are aware that the substance is dangerous to be around, but not many realize just how dangerous it is. When it is disturbed, this material releases a cloud of microscopic fibers that move around in the […]

If an injury claim is tied to the Jones Act, the case should be handled by an attorney who has experience in maritime law. Seamen face a lot of dangers on the job, but many of these can be mitigated by a vessel owner and employer that takes care of their employees. Too many, however, […]