Author: Fibich Leebron Copeland & Briggs

A Federal appeals court victory gives a human trafficking victim the right to sue Salesforce for facilitating human trafficking.  The law firm of Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs recently won a case involving sex trafficking The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled that an Illinois federal judge wrongly dismissed a civil claim…

Car Crashes into a Guardrail

The Dangers of Defective Guardrails in the Lone Star State Guardrails are metal devices located along roadways that are supposed to protect motorists. These barriers traditionally work by absorbing the impact of a collision and preventing the car or truck from leaving the roadway. Recently, however, guardrails have come under scrutiny as design modifications in…

injury victim

What to Do If Your Insurance Claim Was Denied by State Farm Most people assume that an insurance company will automatically pay you for your accident-related injuries. The truth is that State Farm, and other insurers, routinely deny valid claims in an effort to avoid paying damages. Accident victims are strongly encouraged to contact an…

explosion

At Least One Injured at INEOS Chemical Site According to multiple sources, a massive explosion at the INEOS chemical site located in Pasadena, Texas has injured at least one person. According to reports the injured person was a third-party truck driver delivering chemicals to the site. The incident is being referred to as a BLEVE…

uterine cancer

Federal Lawsuit Filed Against Cosmetics Giant for Toxic Hair Relaxer A woman has filed a federal lawsuit against L’Oreal USA after its product reportedly gave the 28-year-old uterine cancer. It is believed to be one of the first legal claims against a major cosmetic company for injuries caused by a chemical hair straightener. At Fibich,…

Bus Crash

Recent Dangerous and Deadly Bus Crashes Thousands of buses travel along Texas roadways. From school buses to city buses and even charter buses, streets and highways are filled with these large vehicles. Unfortunately, buses are involved in numerous traffic accidents each year claiming the lives of dozens of people. If you are injured or lose…

buffalo wild wings

Notable TABC and Dram Shop Law Violations by the Restaurant Dram shop laws impart liability on a licensed alcohol provider who knowingly provides, sells, or serves an obviously intoxicated person or a minor, and that person’s intoxication causes harm. Buffalo Wild Wings has been at the center of a number of dram shop-related violations including…

dark lovely hair relaxer

Lawsuit Filed Against Manufacturer After 35-Year-Old Develops Ovarian Cancer A 35-year-old woman has filed a lawsuit alleging that she developed ovarian cancer after repeated use of Dark & Lovely, Optimum, Motions hair relaxer. The lawsuit is one of many that have been filed recently against the makers of these products due to their use of…

gavel and beer

Understanding Dram Shop Laws in the State of Texas If you are injured due to an intoxicated person being overserved at an establishment that sells alcohol, you might be able to pursue liability against the bar or restaurant. Known as dram shop cases, proving legal responsibility in these situations can be challenging without the help…

factory

Toxic Chemical Leak Causes Concern for Surrounding Communities A leak of ammonia gas in Harris County, TX prompted officials to issue a shelter-in-place order. According to local authorities, the leak occurred at a 99 Cents Only Store distribution center located in the City of Katy. Residents within a 2 square mile radius were cautioned against…