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What Does the Romaine Lettuce Scare Tell Us About Food Safety?

The source of the fatal toxic strain of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce in the spring of 2018 continues to elude scientists and public health officials. So far, it has killed one person and sickened 172, in 32 states. Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7, which has caused kidney failure in some patients, is the specific patho[...]

Date: June 7, 2018 / Personal Injury / Product Liability
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EVAL Industrial Plant Explosion (Pasadena)

the accident and injury law office of Terry Bryant Representing Injured EVAL Plant Workers As many workers are left reeling from a major explosion at the Kuraray America EVAL facility in Pasadena, Texas on Saturday morning, the accident and injury law office of Terry Bryant is representing workers injured in the blast. At least[...]

Date: May 24, 2018 / Burn Injuries / Personal Injury / Workplace Safety News
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Bicycle Safety: How to Choose a Helmet

In 2016, a total of 835 U.S. bicyclists were killed in accidents involving a motor vehicle, and 51% of those riders were not wearing a helmet. Wearing a helmet is the most important thing bicyclists hitting Texas roads can do to protect themselves from a serious head injury or death. There are many factors to consider when choo[...]

Date: May 2, 2018 / Accident Attorney / Bicycle Accidents / Personal Injury
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Texas Non-Subscribers Employers: Injuries to Home Depot Workers 

Nobody ever anticipates that they're going to be injured at work, yet it happens every day. In fact, the state of Texas has led the entire country in worker fatalities and injuries for most of the past decade. What's even worse is that when workplace injuries or fatalities occur in Texas, these workers and their families aren't [...]

Date: April 30, 2018 / Personal Injury / Workers Compensation
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Texas Non-Subscriber Employers: Injuries to H-E-B Workers

H-E-B Workers Compensation and Texas Non-Subscriber Employers Many employees may not know what coverage is available for H-E-B workers' compensation. It's best to start with an understanding of non-subscriber employers in Texas. For the past several years, the economy in Texas has thrived. New positions have been created, and h[...]

Date: April 24, 2018 / Personal Injury / Workers Compensation
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Here’s Why Back-Seat Passengers Should Always Buckle Up

In the face of warnings being issued for years about the dangers of unbelted back seat passengers in cars, it seems most are ignoring the fact that those same unsecured back seat passengers can suddenly become human missiles in a crash and seriously injure not only themselves, but those in the front seats. This is according to[...]

Date: April 11, 2018 / Personal Injury / Vehicle Wrecks
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It’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month – Here’s How You Can Observe It

Distracted driving is a public health issue that affects us all. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the latest statistics show that each day about 9 Americans are killed and more than 1,000 are injured in crashes involving a distracted driver. It’s one of several reasons why the National Safety[...]

Date: April 10, 2018 / Pedestrian Injury / Personal Injury / Vehicle Wrecks
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Heart Arrhythmia Drug Amiodarone Linked to Lung Damage and Toxicity 

If you or a loved ones has a heart condition, then you might have heard of the powerful drug amiodarone. This drug is used to help the heart beat normally within people who have certain disorders that affect the heart's lower chambers. Amiodarone, which is often sold within the United States under the brand names Cordarone® and[...]

Date: February 22, 2018 / Medical Malpractice / Personal Injury
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The New List of Safest Cars is Out: It will grow During 2018

If you own one of the following 15 vehicles on this list, we have some good news. They’re on the initial list of the 2018 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) survey for earning its Top Safety Pick+ new car rating. Small Cars Kia Forte sedan Kia Soul Subaru Impreza – 4-door sedan Subaru Impreza – 4-door [...]

Date: January 23, 2018 / Personal Injury
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Parents Might Want to Avoid These Dangerous Christmas Toys

The U.S. toy industry generates approximately $26 billion each year in sales, according to the NPD Group – a market research company. The Toy Association, an industry group which monitors toy safety, releases a list of the most dangerous toys in the late fall, in time for Christmas shopping.  All toys sold in the U.S. must me[...]

Date: December 7, 2017 / Personal Injury