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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…

How Losing Focus on the Road Can Prove Fatal Despite being used interchangeably, distracted driving and inattentive driving are two different things. Unfortunately, both can have deadly consequences since they involve losing focus on the road. If you are injured due to a distracted or inattentive driver, you might be entitled to compensation for your…

Crane

The Devastating Toll of Crane Collapses Across the Country Dozens of people are killed every year in crane-related accidents in the United States, hundreds more are injured. Crane collapses not only injure workers and construction crew, but they also result in harm to bystanders. Many crane accidents and injuries are preventable with adequate safety measures….

motorcycle

Understanding Motorcycle Lane Splitting Laws in Texas In many places throughout the country, motorcyclists zoom on past other drivers by riding between lanes and gaps in traffic. However, in Texas, this practice of lane splitting or lane sharing, is illegal. California is the only state to expressly legalize lane splitting. Motorcycle accidents can be severe…

spine injury

Signs and Symptoms of a Spinal Cord Injury Do you suspect that you have a spine injury? Spinal cord injuries can be difficult to detect in the immediate aftermath of an accident. Pain can worsen over time, becoming excruciating in the days and weeks that follow a sudden collision or fall. If you were recently…

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