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
  • Women have been using baby powder as a feminine hygiene product for decades. More specifically: Hispanic women.  But it wasn’t until more recently that scientists discovered a possible link between baby powder usage and ovarian cancer. The cancer- Read More
  • In 2018, it is difficult to imagine life without electricity. In today’s modern society, electricity powers everything in our lives. Every day we rely on currents in the workplace, during travel and, of course, in the home. While most interactions Read More
  • You are caught in stop-and-go traffic on the freeway, when you suddenly get hit by the car behind you. At first you think the accident is over, but you then feel a secondary impact as another car hits the vehicle that rear-ended you. This chain Read More
  • It’s a parent’s worst nightmare - your child ends up in the hospital with severe injuries following a motor vehicle accident. Even though you took the proper safety precautions and restrained your child in an approved car seat, your child was still Read More
  • By Sandra Dalton, Staff Writer Road damage and other hazardous conditions are common annoyances, but many of these annoyances can also cause serious crashes. Car accident cases involving hazardous road conditions can be very complex. Determining who Read More
  • A single spark can cause catastrophic damage. Depending on the location of where the spark occurred, there is the potential of experiencing a tragic explosion. When explosions occur in a confined space, the mortality rate is 49 percent compared to Read More
  • For parents of young children, preventing child injuries is almost always top of mind. But the reality is, a parent isn’t present 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Children are often left in the care of others, such as at daycares, schools, day camps Read More
  • By Sean Lally, Staff Writer Karla Amezola was hired by Noticias 62 as a news anchor in 2011. During her tenure at the news agency, she enjoyed great success, receiving both an Emmy and a Golden Mike Award. But after Andres Angulo was brought on as Read More
  • According to the Mayo clinic, auto collisions are responsible for 40 percent of spinal injuries every year. Because the spine is made up of nerves that allow your brain to send signals to your body, a spinal cord injury has the potential of very Read More
  • As the weather warms and school lets out, people are more likely to spend time outside. While getting fresh air is a good thing, cars and pedestrians are a dangerous mix. Hospitals and emergency centers treated more than 129,000 pedestrians for Read More
  • Vehicle Crashes as a Passenger If you've ever been in an accident as a driver, then you may be at least somewhat familiar with the process of filing an insurance claim and pursuing compensation for damages and expenses related to your accident. Read More
  • When you think of burn injuries, you probably imagine a thermal injury, an injury caused by a fire or extreme heat. However, these are not the only types of burns that have the potential of causing devastating burn injuries. Chemical burns from Read More
  • An explosion can occur in the workplace, in the home or after a motor vehicle crash.  No matter the cause, an explosion can leave victims with severe burns that are likely to turn into lifelong scars. Burn scarring occurs in about 70 percent of burn Read More
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a medical test that physicians use to diagnose or monitor treatment for several conditions within the chest, abdomen and pelvis. MRIs use a powerful magnetic field, radio frequency pulses and a computer to produce Read More
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that approximately 5.3 million Americans are living with a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)-related disabilities. These catastrophic injuries have the potential to affect all aspects of an Read More