Month: July 2016

At present, the U. S. Consumer Product and Safety Commission’s statistics concerning annual hot tub injuries and deaths can be difficult to interpret since they’re commonly grouped together with swimming pool accidents and drownings. However, ongoing news stories clearly indicate that hot tubs still pose serious safety threats for all age groups. For example, in […]

Every year, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) gathers statistics, so it can learn more about how many workers are being hurt on the job. Based on 2014 statistics, we now know that almost one-fifth of all private industry employees lose their lives while working on construction sites. This means that about 874 of […]

Bounce houses of one type or another have been around for a long time. In fact, some of us first saw smaller versions of them inside restaurants designed for kids and their parents years ago. Then they became freestanding devices often rented for children’s parties – or incorporated into outdoor festivals and other family-friendly events. […]

Many people currently playing the smartphone free-to-play app “Pokémon Go” are finding it wildly addictive. In fact, media reports indicate that some are even endangering themselves and others by playing the game as they drive or walk through both rural and urban areas. Here’s a brief look at some of the recent injuries people have […]

  Whether you mainly travel down familiar Houston roads and freeways or often visit other parts of the country, chances are you’ve seen a number of road rage incidents. Yet while we all tend to think only “other people” behave in this manner, a new study provides some rather surprising facts about this behavior. The […]

No matter how long you’ve been enjoying this big state’s many lakes and rivers, as well as the warm Gulf waters, you still need to be proactive about boating safety. That reality became clear again during the recent Fourth of July weekend. As might be expected, this long holiday weekend drew more people out onto […]

Like many cancer patients, Alina S. Gorniak probably knew that when her breast cancer was treated with a chemotherapy drug, she might temporarily lose her hair. However, in a case her lawyer has now filed in the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, she insists that she was never warned that […]

Both young kids and adults enjoy the challenge of trying to balance themselves and move about on hoverboards. However, these motorized skateboards can pose serious injury hazards to riders and can even catch fire under certain circumstances. During July of 2016, news agencies reported that over 500,000 hoverboards were recalled by the U. S. Consumer […]

After hiring a personal injury attorney, the first question many clients have is “what is my case worth?” The classic answer to this question is “it depends.” Every case is different. Here, at Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law, we handle every case differently based on facts specific to how you were injured and what […]

Road safety officials are reporting that traffic deaths increased by nearly eight percent (8%) in 2015 – ending a lengthy period of decline in such numbers. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that about 35,200 people lost their lives in traffic collisions in 2015. All of these troubling facts were recently noted […]