Category: Personal Injury

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Britney Spears’ IUD and Conservatorship Battle Pop Star Britney Spears was recently allowed to speak on her own behalf in court proceedings involving her conservatorship. She revealed to the world that she was not allowed to have a baby because she has an IUD birth control device against her will. She was quoted as saying:…

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5 Risks Associated with Intrauterine Devices (IUDs) Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are a long-term contraceptive (birth control) method. The t-shaped device is inserted into a woman’s uterine and works as a barrier to insemination. There are currently several IUD brands on the market that work either with the use of hormones (progestin) or copper. Despite their…

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Unsafe Products That Have Resulted in Painful Injuries to Women and Children Over the past century, women have been disproportionately harmed by dangerous and defective drugs and devices compared with men. Products marketed as “safe and effective” to women resulted in countless injuries and an untold number of deaths. Attorney Erin Copeland of Fibich, Leebron,…

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Nearly 100 Vehicles Involved in Deadly Pileup in Southbound Lanes Earlier this morning, between 75 and 100 vehicles were involved in a major accident on I-35W near downtown Fort Worth. At least 5 people have been killed and dozens injured. Several 18-wheelers are believed to be involved in the tragic accident that left wreckage a…

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Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation Represent Texas’ Top Legal Advocates Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs is pleased to announce that Greg Fibich has been elected to become a life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. The Board of Trustees for the State Bar of Texas selects Fellows based on their outstanding contributions to the legal profession,…

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Fatal Crane Accidents in Texas Are a Growing Problem Crane accidents aren’t just damaging, they’re often deadly. Falling from a crane can be an enormous drop, which may lead to catastrophic injuries or death. If a construction worker is dropped, thrown, or if they are struck by the crane from below, they could sustain brain…

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Litigators of the Week: The Plaintiffs’ Team Behind the $1.6B Essure Settlement Bayer AG last week announced a proposed $1.6 billion deal to settle U.S. claims involving the birth control implant Essure, which plaintiffs claimed caused side effects including hair and tooth loss, bleeding, chronic pelvic pain, miscarriages and death for those implanted with the…

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Obtaining Compensation for Losses Related to a Hurricane As Hurricane Laura continues to move inland, the threat of life-threatening storm surge remains. Laura made landfall along the Gulf Coast in the early morning hours, leaving a path of destruction across multiple states. As Texas Governor Greg Abbott told ABC News, the storm is unprecedented in the…

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The History of Maritime Explosions Maritime explosions are some of the most dangerous accidents that occur on waterways, in ports, or on shipping channels. Cargo ships and tankers often carry flammable material that can ignite instantly. Maritime explosions can kill hundreds of people in an instant, depending on the chemicals and the strength of the…

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COVID-19 Sees Substantial Decline in Congestion but Opens Potential for More High-Speed Crashes According to a recent report by the ABC 13 Eyewitness News, the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly reduced the number of people on Houston’s roads. The news agency using Houston TranStar compared data from March 25, 2019, and March 25, 2020, at I-10/Katy Freeway and Voss….