Category: Premises Liability

After Another Tragic Local Childcare Death, How Do We Know Who’s Safe and Who Isn’t?

In the wake of the death of young Raymond Pryer Jr. in Houston after daycare employees left him in a van for more than three-and-a-half hours in 113+ degree Houston summer heat, questions about the daycare’s safety procedures have rightfully been called into question. And many maintain this tragedy was preventable. Raymond was sleeping as […]

Fairs, Amusement Parks, and What You Should Know About Rider Safety

As the Kansas City Schlitterbahn water slide tragedy of 2016 winds its way toward final resolution, it is again drawing the news spotlight, even if the sensationalism of the accident and upcoming criminal negligence trials tend to draw attention from the bigger picture. Here’s what we now know that we didn’t on the day 10-year-old […]

Pasadena Plant Explosion Injures Numerous Workers

During the morning hours of May 19, dozens of workers at Kuraray America EVAL in Pasadena, Texas, were injured after a blown pressure safety valve caused a massive explosion and flash fire. Nearly 270 workers were on-site at the time of the blast. Most injuries from the incident were non-life threatening, and while most injured […]

Premises Liability

Legal terms often sound more complicated than they should. The jargon used by attorneys and officials can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Let’s consider one of the most common types of injury cases – premises liability. The idea behind premises liability is that a property owner is responsible for keeping […]

Texas Sporting Event Injury Lawyer

Last July, a 62-year-old woman, Patricia Dowdell, went to Oriole Park at Camden Yards to watch the Baltimore Orioles host the Cleveland Indians. When Orioles’ first baseman Chris Davis took the plate, Dowdell had no way of knowing that her life was about to dramatically change for the worse. While swinging at a pitch, Davis […]

Outdoor enthusiasts hike trails and mountains. Some take their interests indoors to rock climbing walls and other activities designed to fulfill their thrill-seeking personalities. Regardless of whether you take a hike outdoors or indoors, you need to be aware of your surroundings and potential safety hazards. It is also a good idea to make sure […]

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 […]

  Spring break means swimming in the minds of many young children. Parents should be on high alert when supervising children in pools this early in the swim season. If you are taking a spring vacation to any destination with a pool or open water, instruct your children on the following safety points: Buddy up—never […]

This blog post was written by a local firefighter and electrician, who was willing to share his expertise on fire safety. Do you know what to do in case of a fire emergency? Many people call 911 and believe that is all they have to do. There is so much more people can do to […]

Playtime is not just for kids. Adults must play their part in supervising kids on the playground. With school back in session, kids are eager to try out new things on the playground that they may not have been strong enough or big enough to do last school year.  With that comes responsibility for the […]