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The Controversial Law That Shields Manufacturers at the Expense of Consumers

It’s a law that has been on the books since the Reagan era. Section 6(b) of the Consumer Product Safety Act requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the federal agency tasked with protecting consumers from unsafe products, to obtain permission from manufacturers to reveal their identities. Product names and any [...]

Date: June 17, 2019 / Wrongful Death
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The Dangers at KMCO Crosby Plant Were Well-Known

The April 2 explosion at KMCO’s Crosby plant that tragically killed one worker and critically injured two more shouldn’t come as a surprise. As reported in the Houston Chronicle, the Harris County Attorney’s office says that the chemical company is one of the worst offenders of workplace safety and environmental laws in th[...]

Date: May 10, 2019 / Workers Compensation / Wrongful Death
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What Applicants Should Know About Our Firm

At Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law, we are proud of the reputation we have earned – not only from hardworking Texans needing help with an injury, but from our peers in the legal community. Much of our success comes from our firm’s ability to stay true to its core values. We take our role as legal advocates seriously, and [...]

Date: April 16, 2019 / Accident Attorney / Personal Injury / Wrongful Death
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Texas Man Dies from Vape Pen Explosion

E-cigarettes still operate in an unusual space in the U.S. Many of the devices and liquids consumers use aren’t tightly regulated. Though there have been steps in the right direction over the last couple of years, these devices still pose a threat when something goes wrong, which is exactly what happened earlier this year in F[...]

Date: April 12, 2019 / Defective Products / Wrongful Death
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Leukemia Drug Tasigna Linked to Artery Disease

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 [...]

Date: February 27, 2018 / Drug Injury / Wrongful Death
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The Latest Chapter in the GM Ignition Switch Lawsuit Saga

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[...]

Date: January 22, 2018 / Wrongful Death
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Too Many Construction Workers are Electrocuted

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[...]

Date: December 11, 2017 / Wrongful Death

Boom in Oilfield Fatalities

[embed]https://youtu.be/g9mzroWQShw[/embed] Texans like to hear that there is a booming oil industry. It’s, of course, good for the state’s economy. However, it’s a different story when there is a boom in oilfield fatalities. In 2014, 142 U.S. oilfield employees died.  Seventy-one of those employees died in Texas. From 2[...]

Date: November 6, 2015 / Workers Compensation / Wrongful Death

West Texas Oil Field Blast Kills Two and Injures Nine Others

A high-pressure explosion claimed the lives of two West Texas oil field workers and injured nine others in Loving County, Texas on the morning of Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Loving County authorities identified the two dead as Robert Andrade Magdaleno of El Paso, Texas, and Amos Ortega of Artesia, New Mexico. Both workers were i[...]

Date: May 2, 2014 / Environmental Injury / Wrongful Death

Do You Have Questions About The Definition Of Wrongful Death?

The wrongful death definition states that an individual or company can be found liable for the death of a person under common law. The claim is a civil action brought most commonly by close relatives or heirs of the deceased. Within the United States the standard of proof for a civil case is a preponderance of the evidence. If[...]

Date: May 16, 2013 / Uncategorized / Wrongful Death
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