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March 13, 2019

Defective Injectable Drug Blinds at Least 68 People


Who is liable for the blinding of the 68 cataract surgery patients?

Alarming stories have emerged from dozens of patients who were treated at a Dallas eye center for cataracts, only to end up blind.  One 57-year-old man underwent cataract surgery in 2017. After the procedure, the patient was injected with a medication intended to speed up healing.  Weeks later, the truck driver found himself blind in one eye. He is far from the only patient to experience vision loss after surgery in the Dallas area.

March 13, 2019

Never leave your child unattended in or near the water: It is vital that you always watch your child when he or she is in or around the water. Do not rely on life guards who are often overwhelmed or may not have a clear view of your child.Teach your child to swim: Swimming is a lifesaving skill. Take the time to enroll your child in swim lessons so that he or she can enjoy the pool safely.Know CPR: Knowing CPR could save a life. Should the worst happen, you want to know how to perform CPR so that you can provide crucial assistance while awaiting emergency responders.If your child is injured in a pool accident that you believe was the fault of the pool owner, contact a personal injury attorney right away.

Do I legally need a fence around my pool? Summer time in Texas is hot, and swimming pools offer people of all ages much needed relief […]
March 13, 2019

Pool Safety Tips for Summer

Do I legally need a fence around my pool? Summer time in Texas is hot, and swimming pools offer people of all ages much needed relief […]
March 13, 2019

TBIs and Suicide


What are the long term consequences of a traumatic brain injury?

As medicine continues to advance, researchers are uncovering more troubling potential long term consequences stemming from traumatic brain injuries. Recently, the mother of a 22-year-old son who committed suicide published a book exploring the link between his death and a childhood TBI. While most doctors treat traumatic brain injuries as a self-resolving incident, the reality is that many TBI sufferers experience lifelong effects from their injury.

March 13, 2019

Lost earning capacityMental and emotional pain and sufferingLost care and adviseLoss of companionshipLoss of inheritanceIn cases involving gross negligence, which could include instances in which the oil company knew of a danger but took no action, exemplary or punitive damages may also be awarded. Your personal injury attorney will review the facts surrounding the case and provide you with an individualized overview of your legal rights.Contact Chandler, Mathis,  & Zively for more information about your specific case today.

What damages can I seek if my loved one was killed in an oil rig accident in Texas? In January, an oil rig explosion killed five […]
March 13, 2019

Wrongful Death Claims and Oil Rig Explosions

What damages can I seek if my loved one was killed in an oil rig accident in Texas? In January, an oil rig explosion killed five […]
March 13, 2019

Mystery Man Leaving Texas Work Site Crashes Dump Truck

Q: Who is responsible for injuries in a construction accident?

A man driving a commercial dump truck was reportedly leaving a construction site when he crashed into a passenger vehicle. The wreck between the disproportionately sized vehicles left the car’s driver with traumatic brain injuries described as “catastrophic”.  The truck driver was reportedly arrested after being apprehended by a police officer after fleeing the scene.

March 13, 2019

Steer Clear of Cows Crossing Eastex Freeway

Q: Should you stop a vehicle on a freeway to protect an injured animal?

Why did the chicken cross the road? That's a question people have been asking for ages. The new question, at least in northeast Houston, is why did the cow cross the freeway?

Well, we may never know what the cow was thinking, but we know its presence on the freeway in the middle of the night played a part in a serious truck accident.

At approximately 3:00 am, a roadside assistance crew in a pickup truck in route to a job reportedly slammed into the back of a stopped wrecker truck on the Eastex Freeway.

March 13, 2019

Understanding the Statute of Limitations in Texas

How long do I have to file a personal injury case?

After an accident, you may feel as though time is standing still.  You might find yourself struggling to cope with the physical injuries associated with the accident and your sudden inability to support yourself or perform the tasks you normally would.  Even once the immediate aftermath of the accident has passed, it is common to become wrapped up in attempting to return to your life as normal.