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Xarelto Lawyer in Texas (Rivaroxaban Lawsuits)

Submitted by jrlaw on Jan 13th, 2015

Xarelto Drug Lawyer in Texas

Xarelto has been known to cause serious injuries related to uncontrolled bleeding events (hemorrhaging).

Xarelto® is one of the newest drugs to enter the market for those who are in need of a blood thinner. However, there is a great deal of controversy as well because of the serious side effects and drug injuries that are connected to the use of Xarelto. It is essential for consumers to understand that there are serious side effects and a danger of uncontrollable bleeding events connected to the use of Xarelto.

Shattering Shower Doors & Product Liability Lawsuits

Submitted by jrlaw on Sep 29th, 2014

There are many different types of product liability cases, but one of the most unusual and increasingly problematic areas is that of exploding shower doors. This problem is occurring with more frequency not just the state of Texas, but throughout the entire United States.

The Recent Growing Trend

Exploding Glass Shower DoorThe problem of an exploding shower stall can be quite dangerous as in the case of a 12-year-old Dallas boy who was injured in such an event. The boy had just stepped into the shower, and the water was running when his mother heard an explosion and screaming from downstairs. When she ran upstairs, she found his bathroom covered in tiny pieces of glass—it was impossible to even see the floor. Her son was standing on top of a corner shower shelf screaming. The child told his mother there was an explosive shattering noise as the whole door crashed.

Power Line Accidents (Electrocution & Serious Shock Injury)

Submitted by jrlaw on Sep 23rd, 2014

Injuries and Fatalities Resulting from Power Line Accidents

Power line accidents are a serious danger among Texas utility workers, but unfortunately, they are not the only ones who can suffer from these types of accidents. Because of their occasional proximity to power lines, these types of accidents can also happen to roofers, tree trimmers, construction workers, and other similar professions. Power line accidents often result in serious injury and even death.

Unpaid Overtime Lawsuits on the Rise in America

Submitted by jrlaw on Sep 16th, 2014

Overtime pay is a very basic concept, and the rules of its application are not generally ambiguous. Unfortunately, many American workers are getting a raw deal thanks to unscrupulous employer practices.

According to US law, non-exempt employees are entitled to overtime pay for any time workerd which exceeds the 40-hour workweek. The rate of overtime pay is calculated by taking the employee’s base pay and multiplying it by 1.5. Unfortunately, many companies across the country do not strictly adheer to these rules.

Underride Guards & 18-Wheeler Accidents

Submitted by jrlaw on Jul 24th, 2014

The trucking industry is once again coming under fire due to a safety concern which, if fixed, could effectively save hundreds of lives each year. 18 wheeler trucks are required to have an underride guard which meets certain standards in order to provide protection to road users who would have otherwise been forced under a truck in the event of a rear-end accident.

Was Your Accident Caused by a General Motors Recall?

Submitted by jrlaw on Jun 23rd, 2014

Let's find out...

While there was a spotlight on the current CEO of General Motors simply because of her status as the first female in that position, she is now receiving attention because of a long-overdue recall that involves millions of GM cars. She, along with the acting administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, are scheduled to appear before a House and Senate subcommittee to discuss the recall.

Bicycling Safety Tips

Submitted by jrlaw on Apr 8th, 2014

Safety on the road applies to all people that use it, including bicycle riders. It’s estimated that more than half a million cyclists are injured on the road every year.

Bicyclists are supposed to follow the same rules and regulations as other motorists; this means that they should ensure that they’re always aware of other vehicles and drivers. Here are a few things that you as a bicyclist can do to ensure that you stay safe on the road.
 

Denton Texas Moves to Ban Texting While Driving

Submitted by jrlaw on Mar 10th, 2014

UPDATE (12/07/2016) — Denton City Council has now banned ALL handheld use of electronic devices while driving. This new “hands-free” law will go into effect June 1st, 2017.


UPDATE (05/07/2014) — Denton City Council has unanimously voted 7-0 to ban texting while driving.


Texting while driving might seem like a harmless practice due to the proliferation of digital devices, but the resulting accidents from individuals doing this tell a different story. When you’re on the road, your total attention is needed in order to avert a car accident. Even though it might be tempting to read a message from a loved one, it’s ALWAYS a better idea to wait until you’ve parked your car somewhere safe to do so.

New Texting Law

Denton Bans Texting While DrivingTexas has passed laws banning the use of handheld devices (prohibeted in school zones as well as for novice drivers, truck drivers, and bus drivers). However, there is no state-wide law... yet. A new law is set to change the status quo in Denton, Texas. The Denton city council is currently in the process of enacting legislation to ban texting while driving. The law also covers other risky activities such as checking email and using social media, which includes Twitter and Facebook.

Brake Override Systems

Submitted by jrlaw on Feb 19th, 2014

Brake override systems can prevent car accidents, and should be a standard safety feature in ALL automobiles.

A brake override system is a computerized component which automatically overrides the throttle mechanism of a vehicle, helping you to brake even when the accelerator pedal is depressed. This means that a vehicle with unintended acceleration issues may be able to come to a stop during such a situation, averting a potentially deadly car accident.

Slip and Fall Accidents at Target

Submitted by jrlaw on Jan 8th, 2014

Retailers face injury claims based on premises liability law quite frequently, and Target is certainly no exception. It can sometimes be difficult to understand who is truly (and legally) at fault when these things occur, and that is because premises liability law is a bit complex. Thousands of people are injured on an annual basis as a result of falling on a slippery or dangerous floor, stairs, or other surface. This can sometimes even include ground that is uneven enough to have the potential for causing a trip and fall accident.

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