Texas Fireworks Injury Lawyer

Submitted by jrlaw on Jun 27th, 2016

Injured by a defective firework or fireworks show accident in Texas? Call us at 1-877-659-1620!

The 4th of July is coming up, and with it come numerous celebrations planned throughout the country. Americans all over the country are looking to mark Independence Day with professional (and sometimes personal) fireworks displays.

While fireworks can be fun and provide hours of entertainment, when something goes wrong, people can be seriously injured and even killed.

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.

The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act

Submitted by jrlaw on Dec 22nd, 2014

The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act

December 19th marked the 7th anniversary of a piece of legislation that changed the way we as a country look at pool safety.

This date marks the enaction of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, which was passed in response to tireless lobbying by the parents of a little girl who lost her life in a pool due to the inherently unsafe design of a powerful suction drain.

Who Was Virginia Graeme Baker?

Virginia Graeme Baker was a girl who loved to swim. In fact, she loved it so much that she learned how to swim by age 3. She was also a celebrated athlete in her neighborhood, competing in swimming competitions in her neighborhood’s community pool on several occasions.

One fateful day in 2002, the little girl (together with 5 other girls and her mother) went to a graduation party for the afternoon. Before long, Virginia jumped into the hot tub to enjoy herself. However, things didn’t go as planned; the 7-year-old got trapped underwater by the pool’s powerful suction drain mechanism and was unable to pull herself free. A couple of adults intervened and were able to pull her out of the pool, unconscious. Despite their best efforts, Virginia was pronounced dead at the hospital, setting off a series of events that would forever change pool safety legislation.

Accident Victim Files First Lawsuit Against Defective Guardrail Manufacturer Trinity Industries

Submitted by jrlaw on Dec 19th, 2014

Three Strikes for Nursing Homes

Following last month's $175 million verdict against ET-Plus guardrail manufacturer Trinity Industries, one victim has filed the first product liability lawsuit related to the guardrail's design in federal court.

When we think of product liability we usually think of consumer products, but there are times when other types of products are involved as well. This is the subject of the lawsuit that was brought against Trinity Industries (a Dallas-based guardrail manufacturer) which accuses Trinity of failure to disclose defects in the guardrails.

Defective Construction Equipment

Submitted by jrlaw on Nov 11th, 2014

Defective Construction Equipment Injury Lawyer

Injuries Caused by Defective Construction Equipment

Construction workers in Texas put their trust in the equipment they use on sites to work properly so that they can complete their work in a hassle-free, injury-free manner. Most of the time, this equipment is large and can contain many moving parts. Because of this, any injuries caused by malfunctioning construction equipment can be catastrophic and life changing.

There are many reasons why construction accidents occur, with defective equipment being one of them. These defects may have occurred while the equipment was being manufactured, or could have arose due to lack of regular required maintenance.

Here are a few examples where defective construction equipment can cause a serious accident:

Exploding Airbags - The Massive Takata Airbag Recall

Submitted by jrlaw on Oct 2nd, 2014

Right in the middle of a massive recall by General Motors due to an ignition switch defect, we now learn there is a safety problem that is not only more widespread but quite possibly more dangerous.

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.

Injuries at the Gym

Submitted by jrlaw on May 28th, 2014

Texas Gym Injury AttorneyGoing to the gym is just part of the workweek for many Texans. Getting and staying fit can be a continuous endeavor, and there’s nothing as distressing as suffering an injury due to negligence while working out.

There are lots of ways in which you can get injured at the gym. Things like defective equipment can cause serious injuries which may land you in hospital, leaving you with expensive bills as well as lost wages due to being absent from work for a certain amount of time.

Testosterone Therapy Poses Major Heart and Stroke Risk

Submitted by jrlaw on Apr 15th, 2014

A new study warns that testosterone therapy could increase the risk of stroke and heart attack in men over 65, as well as men under this age having a history of heart or blood vessel problems.

The study, published in the journal PLoS One, went on to state that testosterone replacement therapy, used by men with low energy and sex drive to boost these levels, could cause a two-fold increase in the risk of developing cardiovascular conditions.

GM Recall Linked to 300+ Car Accident Wrongful Deaths

Submitted by jrlaw on Mar 25th, 2014

GM has recently come under fire, and lots of people aren’t happy. This is in response to a recall in January which involved millions of cars.

These cars have a defect which makes ignition keys come loose while an individual is on the road, causing crashes and death due to the inability of airbags to deploy.

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