Category: Wrongful Death

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 […]

In Houston, Don't Endanger Your Children by Leaving Them in a Hot Car

As summer temperatures arrive, so does the chance that leaving a child (or your devoted dog) in a car, even for a few minutes, can have fatal consequences. An average of 37 kids die in hot cars every year in the U.S., according to certified consulting meteorologist at San Jose State University, Jan Null. The […]

Texas Work Injury Lawyer

Americans set a record for “accidental” deaths in 2016 for the second straight year, continuing a general upward trend over the past several years. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), 161,374 suffered a needless (preventable) death. This makes accidents the third leading cause of death in the United States for the first time in […]

Pills

If you or someone you care about is being or has been treated with the leukemia drug Tasigna® from drug manufacturer Novartis, you’ll want to be aware that the drug is the subject of lawsuits and claims across the country. The drug was popularly prescribed in the treatment of a certain type of leukemia and has recently been […]

Deployed Airbag

Detroit automaker General Motors Co. (GM) on December 28, 2017, won a court ruling that could significantly impact, and even reduce the value of, certain civil claims currently against it over flawed vehicle ignition switches. The switches have been linked to more than 120 deaths and many injuries and triggered a huge recall. U.S. District […]

Construction HardHat

Eighty-two construction workers died from electrocution in 2015, according to the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR), a figure that the Center calls “unacceptably high,” even though it represents a 39% reduction in construction industry electrocution deaths since 2003. In its report released November 1, the CPWR revealed that construction workers comprised 61% of […]

Funeral For Victim of Wrongful Death

When family members lose a loved one because of someone else’s negligence, it is a tragedy. Injury-related deaths are almost always preventable. When they happen, surviving family members are forced to live with devastating fallout, often coping with the fact that if it weren’t for someone else’s carelessness, their loved one might still be alive. […]

Accidental Fatality

If someone you know has died due to what you believe to be negligent behavior by another individual, a wrongful death suit may be the most effective way to receive suitable compensation. A wrongful death can be defined as a situation where a victim’s demise was caused by a lack of safety and care. In […]

Texas Family Death Lawsuits

A wrongful death lawyer can be described as an advocate for the surviving family members of the victim. They may be able to help when someone dies as a direct result of another party’s negligence. While seeking justice can’t bring a loved one back, it may help prevent a similar incident from occurring in the […]