Many auto accident victims think that claiming compensation through a negligent party's insurance company should be a straightforward matter. All the documentation has been provided, including witness's accounts, physicians' reports, and the offending party has readily admitted to being the cause of the accident.
In the last 10 years, at least 300 oil and gas workers were killed on our highways. These fatality rates are seven times the national average, if all industries are included in the statistics. The truth behind this statistic is that safety limits for driving and sleeping are being ignored because of some oil field exemptions. A recent New York Times article makes it clear that these exemptions have deadly consequences.
Several lawsuits have been filed against NuvaRing manufacturer Organon USA, Inc. for claims the company failed to warn patients about the increased risks of serious side effects associated with the use of NuvaRing.
Texas workers are often surrounded by dangerous conditions at work. With the oil and gas sector, manufacturing industry, offshore and maritime work, and construction sites workers are sometimes the victims of serious accidents. Workplace accidents can happen anywhere at any time, so learn your rights in these types of accidents.
One of the most dreaded accidents you could ever experience is one involving an 18-wheeler. These steel giants rumble along our highways at breakneck speeds and, at times, have no real consideration for other drivers. We are more intent on keeping well out of their way when driving in smaller vehicles or even bicycles as we try to safely reach our destinations.
Two popular Chrysler models were recalled recently due to potential electrical problems. The Chrysler recall affects an estimated 119,072 cars in the U.S. and 8,274 in Canada.
If you had a hip implant in the last three years there is a chance that your implant may be defective. DePuy hip implants were recalled in the U.S. in 2010 and many patients have filed claims against the company for the injuries caused by the defective product.
The relatives of a Texas woman who died last year aboard a Carnival ship are suing the cruise liner for negligence, claiming the workers onboard were not properly trained to administer help to passengers in an emergency.
San Antonio - News outlets reported that a motorcyclist was sideswiped in an accident with another vehicle this morning. Authorities said the motorcyclist was hit when the other driver pulled out of a parking lot. The motorcycle driver lost control of the bike and hit a curb; he was taken to the hospital. Authorities say he suffered non-life threatening injuries.
The issue of faulty defibrillators has surfaced in the news recently. These devices are used by thousands of people worldwide to activate a safe heart rhythm when a heart patient is at risk of having a heart attack. Without the use of a defibrillator, patients can die within minutes.
A truck carrying ethanol overturned this morning near Jefferson County, about 70 miles east of Houston. There is no determination yet as to what caused the crash, but the tank ruptured and authorities evacuated the area within a two-mile radius in order to clear the area. Deputies said the Southeast Texas site will likely be closed the entire day.