Month: August 2016

Tire separation cases are the most common form of wheel failure, and they often result in tragic outcomes. To an extent, they are inevitable, as rubber and steel do not adhere together easily. However, poor manufacturing practices make tire failure much more likely. Manufacturers push their workers to the limit, sometimes requiring them to work […]

A rail crash is like no other type of accident, as the forces involved are extreme. Nothing on the road is a match for a train, and when a car or truck collide with one, the result is often tragic. According to the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) 2015 data, there were 11,305 accidents involving trains, […]

This week a distracted driver in Japan crashed into two women crossing the street. One woman suffered a fatal injury, and the other woman is currently hospitalized. The driver’s distraction was Pokémon Go. The most notorious driving distraction in recent years has been texting. Since the advent of the cell phone, drivers have been easily […]

Maritime Injury Lawyer

Onboard a ship, death is not a frequent occurrence, but unfortunately tragic accidents do happen. Fatalities are often due to negligence, and the negligent parties must be held accountable to ensure that the victim’s family has the closure they deserve. This negligence can come from the vessel owner, the vessel’s manufacturer or even crew members, […]

When a dog bites, it may be relatively harmless, but when it’s not, it’s important that a victim receives medical assistance as soon as possible and documents the details surrounding the attack. While there are millions of dog bites each year in the United States, many of them are small nips that may not even […]

Houston Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

When the consequences of a doctor or hospital’s actions are debilitating and devastating, patients may be left wondering if their situation is one that should be reviewed by medical malpractice lawyers. Before seeking representation, it is may help a patient assess their situation by understanding different forms of medical malpractice. Hospital A rather common type […]

Proton pump inhibitors adverse effects have recently been the focus of many news stories. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are medications that reduce the amount of stomach acid that the lining of the stomach produces. They are designed to relieve the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), better known as acid reflux. This is a condition […]

Daily life is full of interactions with any number of gadgets, machines, and other items, any of which may cause harm to the users, warranting defective product cases. The Three Most Prominent Types of Defective Product Cases Defective product cases can be split into three different types: (a) design defects, (b) manufacturing defects, and (c) […]

Most people assume that tobacco smoke is the primary cause of lung cancer, however, asbestos related lung cancer has become more prevalent in recent decades. In fact, roughly 4,800 people die each year as a direct result of asbestos exposure. Asbestos is fiber-shaped group of minerals that was once used in everything from building construction […]

Preparing children for the new school year often focuses on school supplies and uniforms. What about back-to-school safety? Take time to talk to your children about safety in their daily commutes to and from school. A new year may mean a new campus, involving a new route or a new bus or carpool driver. Making […]