Month: January 2015

No child should have to experience a birth injury, but a trusted lawyer can help a family who has been victimized in this way. These incidents are not the same as birth defects, which typically occur during development in the womb. Birth injuries occur during delivery of the child and are usually the result of […]

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 […]

Maritime lawsuits are not like most other injury claims, primarily due to the presence of the Jones Act. This federal statute regulates many elements of oceangoing vessels, including the rights entitled to a seaman in the event of injury. This is paramount, as seamen are not protected by workers’ compensation if they are hurt on […]

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 […]

Whenever a victim believes they have been hurt due to the negligence or carelessness of another, they have the legal right to file a personal injury claim against the responsible party. There are hundreds of situations in which this legal right is available to the victim, but they are all handled a little bit differently. […]

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 […]