Injury Law Blog

  • Five Examples of Slip and Fall Accidents
    Slip and fall accidents are often caused by dangerous or hazardous conditions you might encounter while on someone else’s property. Injuries may be minor, or they may be bad enough to cause permanent medical conditions and problems that may last a lifetime. Head, neck and back injuries and broken
  • Did You Know Texas Has a Good Samaritan Law?
    It’s a beautiful summer day and you are at the beach enjoying the sound of the crashing waves. Suddenly, your relaxing vacation turns into tragedy. A young man gets pulled ashore after struggling to keep afloat and he isn’t breathing. Bystanders are just watching. Your instincts tell you to try to
  • Ridesharing Safety: Tips for Using Uber & Lyft Services
    Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft have become a staple part of our vacations, a night on the town and, for some, getting to and from work. These services have completely changed how transportation works in cities. Ridesharing services allow users to hail a ride through an app. And there is an
  • Who Pays the Bills After an E-Scooter Crash?
    By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer With no end to the e-scooter craze in sight, you may want to think about a few things before you take your next ride through crowded city streets. The number of e-scooter rides being taken is increasing at lightning speed, and so is the number of e-scooter-related
  • 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
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer Truck accidents are serious business, and considering there are millions of motorists on American roadways every day, it’s not terribly surprising that in 2016, 3,986 people died in large truck crashes with only 17% of Read More
  • Unpredictable traffic patterns and distracted drivers cause thousands of parking lot accidents that cost consumers millions of dollars each year. While slower speed may give people a false sense of security, the reality is roads are more dangerous Read More
  • Millions of defective vehicles and automotive parts are recalled every year. In some cases, auto recalls can be a potential safety issue. This why the moment you receive a recall notice on your vehicle, you should make it a priority to take care of Read More
  • By Sandra Dalton, Staff Writer The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety alert warning irbesartan users that certain lots of the drug have been voluntarily recalled by Sciegen Pharmaceuticals. Irbesartan is used to treat high Read More
  • Over the years, car safety technology has centered around saving lives and preventing injuries. But it is important to note that not all car crashes are caused by driver error. Many auto accidents occur because of a vehicle defect. Today’s cars come Read More
  • One minute, everything is fine, and then all of a sudden, the worst has happened. You’ve been in a car crash. What you do next will make all the difference from your medical treatment to the compensation for your pain and suffering, medical bills, Read More
  • Bayer Ceases the Sale of Essure Bayer is standing by the safety of its permanent birth control device, Essure, despite pulling it off shelves. In mid-July, the company announced its decision to halt the sale of Essure by the end of the year. Ceasing Read More
  • The frailty and vulnerable of some elders in the care of nursing homes or other elderly care facilities can make them a target for neglect, abuse and negligent care, a shocking situation that no one wishes for their aging loved ones. Nursing home Read More
  • Daycare workers are responsible for the care of all the children in their charge. When they fail to maintain a reasonable level of care, they are acting negligently and can be held legally liable for their actions. If your child has suffered harm at Read More
  • The magic of Halloween is a childhood favorite. From the spine-chilling decorations to the creepy costumes, Oct. 31 is a night full of fright. However, for parents of young children, what’s even scarier is worrying about the safety of your children Read More
  • Most states require all drivers to carry a minimum level of auto insurance, but not every driver does so. A car accident can cause serious injuries, and if the at-fault driver does not have auto insurance, there can be serious consequences. Read More

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