Injury Law Blog

  • Roaming Livestock Crash: How Do Open-Range Laws Affect Liablity?
    Texas is one of a handful of U.S. states that remain open range. An open-range state means that cattle are typically free to roam at large. However, property owners in the state do have a responsibility to keep cattle away from state and federal highways. Roaming livestock crashes are far more
  • E-Cigarettes and Vape Lawsuits
    We all know people who have struggled to quit smoking? It may be for health reasons, aesthetic reasons or other personal reasons, but saying goodbye to your much loved cigarettes is not easy. Most people fail multiple times before they are able to kick the habit. Recently, with the advent of vaping
  • Proposed Bill to Designate PFAS Chemicals as Hazardous Substances
    By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer PFAS is an acronym that stands for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. It would take a seasoned chemist to explain exactly what substances are in PFAS, but PFAS is an umbrella term used for a number of different chemicals that are extremely hazardous to human health. A
  • Insulators Are Exposed to Asbestos
    By Zac Pingle, Staff Writer Insulation, the material that is responsible for keeping our houses warm and  soundproofing walls, was madewith asbestos for many years. Though the EPA has banned the use of asbestos in insulation, asbestos-containing insulation can still be found today in thousands (if
  • For years, researchers have been studying a possible link between breast implants and the development of Breast-Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). But estimates of the risk of this happening have varied widely. So are Read More
  • Peripheral neuropathy is a painful and potentially debilitating disease that affects more than 3 million Americans every year. Peripheral neuropathy is the result of nerve damage that leads to weakness, numbness or painful sensations in the limbs. Read More
  • Do you want to win your slip, trip, and fall cases that take place in restaurants? Of course, you do. Did you know that slips, trips, and falls in the restaurant industry are completely different from slips, trips, and falls in any other industry? Read More
  • Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children in the United States. As parents, we try our best to keep our children out of harm’s way by ensuring they are always sitting in the back, buckled up and in an appropriate car seat Read More
  • Since 1989, the number of breast cancer deaths has significantly decreased. This decrease is credited mainly to groups who began raising awareness about breast cancer during the 1980s. Because of the emphasis put on women’s breast cancer from Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer Most of us have used a 3M product at some time or another and know that the products manufactured by this company are helpful around the house and office. Unfortunately, 3M is in a lot of legal trouble (again), and Read More
  • By Restaurant Expert Witness – Howard Cannon Did you know that OSHA plays a very important role in nearly every restaurant and bar industry lawsuit and insurance claim? Well, it most certainly does, and it doesn’t matter if the person that got Read More
  • Each year, doctors and hospitals make thousands of serious errors that may lead to death or serious injuries. These errors are underreported as there is no law requiring doctors to admit mistakes publicly. And you’ll be hard pressed to find a doctor Read More
  • The US Food and Drug Administration has reported finding an additional “unexpected impurity” in three lots of Torrent Pharmaceuticals’ recalled blood pressure medication Valsartan. On Sept. 13 the FDA said that three lots of drugs were contaminated Read More
  • Although some people enjoy driving, most people don’t enjoy sitting traffic. Nor do they enjoy the amount of time spent in a car driving when they could be doing other things. In fact, an average American spends about 500 days of his or her life Read More
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) is a slowly progressing disease in which the bone marrow makes too many white blood cells called granulocytes. A genetic change takes place in an early version of myeloid cells called the Philadelphia chromosome. Due Read More
  • The heart doesn’t just stop during a heart attack. Instead, the organ struggles to pump blood as well as it should causing shortness of breath, weakness, swollen legs and feet and other symptoms. Cardiovascular conditions, coronary heart disease and Read More
  • Labor Day is more than just a three-day weekend in September. It is a national U.S. holiday that honors the  American labor movement, and the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws, and well-being of the country. The labor Read More
  • Turn signals are one of the basic rules that people are taught when they first get behind the wheel of a car. However, many motorists ignore these basic safety precautions and fail to use turn signals when driving. Unfortunately, in some cases, this Read More
  • As our kids head back to school, we begin to think about their safety. We want to educate them about unforeseen dangers while walking to school, taking the bus or even the chance of gun encounters on campus. However, one thing we may fail to Read More