March 13, 2019

Overview of Life Estates

Overview of Life Estates Establishing a Life Estate is a relatively simple process in which you transfer your property to your children, while retaining your right […]
March 13, 2019

Digital Health Products Could Give Rise to Product Liability Cases

Could the maker of a digital health product be liable for injuries arising from its use?

The rise of digital health products has generally been associated with health improvements. Apple Watches, Fitbits, and smartphone apps that count our steps, monitor our heart rate, and detail our sleep are usually thought to benefit consumers. Similarly, less mainstream digital health products, like wearable patches for diabetics, can actually save lives. Who is liable, however, when one of these devices malfunctions and causes or contributes to the wearer’s injuries?

March 13, 2019

Third Party Liability in Construction Accident Cases

Q: Can construction workers injured on-site ever sue for personal injury?

Texas construction site accidents can have devastating consequences for construction workers as well as innocent bystanders.

Workers injured in on-the-job accidents are often misinformed and don't realize they may still sue the manufacturer of unsafe or defective products or goods which may have caused their injury in a

March 13, 2019

Magical Bus Trip Ends in Tragedy

Q: Who is liable for injuries in a charter bus accident?

When a motor vehicle accident results in serious personal injuries, it is always tragic, but when a busload of teenagers is involved, it's particularly devastating.

One minute 40 high school band members and six adults on a charter bus home were dreaming of the Disney trip they had left behind and the next minute they were reportedly flying through the air as the bus ran off the road and plunged 50 feet down a ravine. First responders reportedly had to rappel down and cut some of the victims from the mangled bus.

March 13, 2019

Driver fatigue: Bus drivers often work long shifts of up to ten hours. Driving a large vehicle for so many hours on end can lead to fatigue. Notably, the driver of the Texas charter bus was at the end of his shift when the accident occurred.Speeding: Bus drivers are often under time constraints as they are expected to get their passengers to their destination within a certain amount of time. The weight and size of a bus makes speeding supremely dangerous.Alcohol and drug use: Bus drivers who use drugs or alcohol create a serious threat to passengers and other road users. Any bus crash will likely require testing to determine whether the driver was under the influence.If you or a loved one has been injured in a bus accident, contact a licensed personal injury attorney right away for assistance.  You may be able to seek compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.

What are the most common causes of charter bus accidents? A tragic charter bus accident involving several Texas students has many parents questioning the safety of […]
March 13, 2019

Examining Charter Bus Safety

What are the most common causes of charter bus accidents? A tragic charter bus accident involving several Texas students has many parents questioning the safety of […]
March 13, 2019

Remedies for Fisherman in Texas Boating Accidents

Q: Who can be sued for injuries from a boating accident?

Texas offshore accident attorneys know that those who work offshore, like fisherman and other seamen, have inherently dangerous jobs. In fact, there are maritime accident laws and other laws, such as the Jones Act, that are specifically designed to protect such workers and to provide compensation from their employers in certain circumstances in the event they are injured on the job.

March 13, 2019

Houston School Explosion Injures Pre-schoolers

Q: Who is responsible for damages in a school explosion?

The Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy forced the nation to face the unsettling fact that our children are susceptible to unthinkable threats from the outside while attending school. Unfortunately, they are also susceptible to unthinkable, though less sinister, dangers from within.

Explosion injury is not something you expect to happen at school, especially to preschool age children.

March 13, 2019

Lawsuits Over Train Accidents Spur Safety Upgrades

Every two hours, a pedestrian or automobile in the United States is struck by a train. This is a shockingly high accident rate considering the fact that train accidents are often deadly. Unfortunately, efforts to make trains safer have basically stalled, with the companies involved claiming new safety technology is cost prohibitive. Lawsuits are one way those who have been
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