Catastrophic Personal Injury & Death
What Safety Equipment is Required on a Boat?
Texans are lucky to have many lakes and other navigable bodies of water. In fact, Texas is home to more than 360 miles of coastline and features a larger percentage of inland water than any other state in the entire country. This is why many Texans enjoy getting out on a boat and enjoying what…Read More
Improving Safety in the Oil & Gas Industry
Working in the oil and gas industry has been described as one of the “most dangerous jobs in America,” according to EHS Today. Why? Because the fatality rate in the oil and gas industry is seven times higher than all other industries in the United States. Unfortunately, oil and gas companies routinely prioritize demand for…Read More
Accidents in Construction
With more than 10 million American workers employed in construction jobs, the construction industry is an important part of our nation’s economy. However, it is also one of the most dangerous. According to the Center for Construction Research and Training, more than 1,000 fatal occupational injuries occur every year on construction job sites in the…Read More
Hospital Malpractice Lawsuit
Each year, millions of people suffer serious bodily injuries, or lose their life, due to negligent treatment at a hospital. When medical providers fail to meet the established standard of care for their area of specialization (whether it be a nurse, an internist, or a surgeon) and someone is seriously injured as a result, this…Read More
Lockout / Tagout & Control of Hazardous Energy
The federal government’s Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) issues regulations and directives focused on keeping American workers safe and free from harm on the job. OSHA regulations are particularly relevant in industries involving practices that could be dangerous, like when workers interact with hazardous energy sources. These interactions often occur when workers service or…Read More
The Montreal Convention and International Passenger Rights
International airline passengers are protected under the Montreal Convention, and unfortunately, many people are unaware this treaty exists. The Montreal Convention can protect passengers when issues occur, for example, if luggage or belongings are damaged during the flight. Passengers are also protected by the Montreal Convention when more serious situations arise that are the fault…Read More
Who Is Liable in a Jet Ski Accident in Dallas?
For those of us who enjoy being in the water during the summertime, there are many fun activities in which to partake. If you and your family enjoy fishing, for example, you can rent a boat and go out on the water from morning to evening. If boating or fishing isn’t your thing, you can…Read More
Why Do Burn Injuries Happen at Fort Worth Worksites?
There are different types of burn injuries, including thermal burns, electrical burns, chemical burns, and radiation burns. Burns often cause permanent scarring and disfigurement, and other severe problems like respiratory illnesses and infections. In the most tragic cases, a Fort Worth worker dies from burn injuries in an on-the-job accident. Where do burn injuries occur…Read More
Five Things to Know Before Hiring a Dallas Personal Injury Lawyer
When catastrophic injury strikes you or your loved ones, it’s a stressful and emotionally taxing time for everyone involved. That’s why it’s comforting to know you’re in the right hands and you did your due diligence before moving forward with the legal process. Before you dial that number from a local Dallas/Fort Worth-area billboard, here…Read More
Personal Injury vs. Catastrophic Injury: What is the difference?
“Accidents happen,” is a common phrase many of us use after a small mishap or error occurs; but for some, accidents can happen and leave victims with varying levels of personal injury. Accidents happen anytime or anywhere and can forever change the lives of victims and their families. During this emotional time, handling the aftermath of an accident…Read More