Criuse Ship Illness – Can You Sue the Cruise Line?

Cruising has many obvious pleasures – unlimited food and drink, onboard activities and events, excursions to ports of call in exotic locations – but it also has potential health hazards. If you become sick while on a cruise vacation, can you sue the cruise line? The answer depends on your medical expenses and other losses […]

HISD School Bus Falls Off Overpass On 610 Loop Killing One Student

Local Houston news channels have reported that an HISD bus headed to Furr High School fell off an overpass and landed on Telephone Road today around 7 a.m in Southeast Houston. The bus landed on its side after bursting through the guardrail.  The cause of this tragedy is still under investigation. Numerous kids on the […]

Man Thrown From Motorcycle in Crash

On September 6, 2015, a man was thrown from his motorcycle when he was hit by a car on Interstate 35 near Binz Engleman Road in San Antonio. After the initial impact, the car dragged the motorcycle for 200 yards. The driver of the car was arrested for driving under the influence, according to San […]

Merck Recall on Chemotherapy Drugs

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, pharmaceutical giant Merck recalled over 275,000 bottles of the chemotherapy drugs Temodar (Temozolomide) and Temozolomide (generic) capsules on August 18, 2015. Merck issued the recall because child-resistant caps on some bottles were cracked. Temodar and Temozolomide are used to treat brain cancer, specifically anaplastic astrocytoma and glioblastoma […]

Two People Thrown from Vehicle in Rollover

Last weekend, two people from Victoria County were thrown from a Hummer when it rolled over. The two people were not wearing their seat belts. This accident occurred just before 1:00 p.m. on August 29, 2015 on Farm-to-Market Road 444 near Kolle Road in Inez. According to the Department of Public Safety, the driver failed […]

Preventing Boating Accidents

In the summer, people are eager to get out on their boats. Unfortunately, a fun day of boating or fishing can turn to tragedy, particularly for non-swimmers, if simple safety precautions are not taken. That is exactly what happened to two men at King Fisher Beach in Port O’Connor. A man from Victoria and a […]

Safety Tips For Driving Around 18-Wheelers

18-wheeler trucks are gigantic, high-speed vehicles. Given that the typical 18-wheeler has a wheel-to-wheel base of about 250 feet wide, these zooming mammoths can easily dominate the roadways and driving lanes. The command of the roadways taken by these trucks can make for a very dangerous situation for passenger vehicles that must also traverse these […]

Surprising Sumertime Injuries

The pleasant weather and summer are here again! Summertime evokes thoughts of enjoyable days spent out of doors, diving into swimming pools, and picnics of BBQ and corn on the cob. For most people, summertime is their most favorite time of the year filled with great memories and fun. Unfortunately, although the weather is beautiful […]

Giving Birth to Multiples Increases Risks of Complications

As reported by Fox News recently, a Houston area woman gave birth to the only set of all female quintuplets in the United States.  Born at The Woman’s Hospital of Texas, the five little girls arrived on April 8th at 4:41 p.m. via cesarean section. It took mother Danielle Busby only four minutes to deliver […]

Surviving an Apartment Complex Fire

The Houston area was hit hard recently by hail, high winds and dangerous storms. One particularly nasty storm produced strong lightening in the Harris County region. Residents of an apartment complex in the area were shocked when a lightning strike from this storm sparked a large fire in their building, completely destroying four units and […]