Injury Law Blog

  • The 411 on Hernia Mesh Lawsuits
    By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer A hernia is a painful medical condition can be debilitating, and while some people may suffer with a hernia for weeks, months, or years others must have surgery right away to correct their hernia—especially if it’s a large hernia. According to WebMD, a hernia occurs “
  • 3M's Defective Earplugs Changed The Lives of Central Texas Veterans
    Central Texas veterans Sergeant Gilberto Figueroa and Staff Sergeant Charles Partain have joined thousands of veterans nationwide in suing Minnesota-based tech company 3M. Both Figueroa and Partain say that the company’s defective earplugs are responsible for hearing damage they endured while
  • March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month
    Each year, the month of March is marked as the time to honor those impacted by brain injury and promote prevention, care, research, and advocacy. For over 30 years, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) has called on the nation to observe Brain Injury Awareness Month through a public
  • Daylight Saving: A Day to Check for Recalls
    On Sunday, March 10 at 2 a.m., most clocks will ‘spring forward’ causing a majority of Americans to lose an hour of sleep.  Losing that one precious hour of sleep is the downside of daylight saving time. But, on the bright side, we gain an extra hour of sunlight in the evening. This extra hour of
  • If you’ve just been in a car accident, you’re likely overwhelmed. You may need to seek medical attention if you were injured. You may also be contending with work and family problems if you don’t have access to a car. Insurance companies know that Read More
  • Many shoppers are ditching the over-crowded parking lots and long checkout lines by choosing to shop for the holidays in their pajamas at home, or on their lunch break at work via smartphone. However, online shopping can easily darken your holiday Read More
  • Apartment fires happen when we least expect it. These unexpected events can leave tenants without homes, in addition to lost belongings. If a fire is severe and does enough damage, renters may have to come out of pocket to pay for temporary housing Read More
  • “Dirty dining” is something we all typically avoid. Even without thinking about the consequences of food poisoning, for most of us, a dirty restaurant or restaurant with a bad reputation is enough to turn our stomachs. However, foodborne illnesses Read More
  • Every year, approximately 900 people are killed and nearly 76,000 people are injured in car crashes during snowfall or sleet. As we move deeper into December, temperatures are dropping across the nation and the chances of inclement weather are Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer “Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays, 'Cause no matter how far away you roam…” These are lyrics from one of our most beloved Christmas carols and one that’s especially meaningful because millions of people Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer If you live in or near a city, there’s a good chance you’ve seen electric scooters (known as e-scooters) parked on street corners or zooming along with city traffic. The popularity of e-scooters is huge, and many people Read More
  • Driving is a particularly dangerous activity. However, because of the number of times you’ve gotten behind the wheel of a car and survived it is easy to forget just how dangerous it is. Even if you believe that you are a good driver, you may be Read More
  • Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal activity in the world. The term refers to a bevy of acts that includes both forced labor and sexual exploitation. Many people think of the movie “Taken” when they think of young girls being sex Read More
  • If you have a pending lawsuit that pertains to a restaurant or bar industry legal matter, you need to know what “shared space” is, and how it applies to your underlying legal matter, and the role that OSHA guidelines, codes and safety rules will Read More
  • By Sandra Dalton, Staff Writer Imagine never having to worry about losing your car keys or locking them in the car. Sounds great, right? Keyless cars area all the rage and offer great convenience. But did you know that they can also kill you, and Read More
  • Carlson Law Firm’s J.T. Borah Urges State to Allow Patient Appeals, More Judicial Relief Texas has the highest percentage of one and two-star nursing homes in the country. Additionally, nursing homes in the state have consistently ranked lowest Read More
  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced plans to overhaul the nation’s medical device approval process. Opponents have long criticized the process for its failure to catch problems with risky implants and other medical products. The FDA Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer The medical device industry is enormous. Everything from medical gloves and gauze to artificial hips, prosthetic devices, and pacemakers are all made by medical device manufacturers. It is the U.S. Food & Drug Read More
  • Since the 1970s, car crash fatalities have been in decline. Part of that decline is because vehicles have overall improved in safety thanks, in part, to vehicle manufacturers heeding government regulations and working to improve car safety. However Read More

Pages