Texas Personal Injury Law Blog

Houston Provides Free Towing Services on Certain Freeways

The Gulf Cost Regional Tow and Go Program Earlier this week the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) announced the launch of the Gulf Coast Regional Tow and Go Program. This program provides free towing services to motorists who are stranded on Houston freeways with camera coverage. The initiative came as a result of the increasing congestion […]

Talcum Powder Lawsuit Update

4.69 Billion Dollar Verdict Against Johnson and Johnson Links Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer Last Thursday, a St. Louis Circuit Court jury unanimously held talcum powder manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson and Johnson & Johnson Consumer, responsible for selling products containing asbestos and giving cancer to 22 women. This resulted in a $4.69 billion verdict, where […]

Second Place, Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., Christian Studies Scholarship

By: Olivia Thompson My name is Olivia Thompson, and I’ve had the absolute honor of receiving a Christian education throughout my entire life. When I was younger I attended Trinity Lutheran Church and School, in Minocqua, WI for my grade school years. Then I attended Luther Preparatory School, in Watertown WI, for my high school […]

Two DUI Injury Cases Trigger Bombshells Lawsuits

In February, Marvin Drake III died after slamming his motorcycle into the rear end of another vehicle at a high rate of speed. In May, Houston Police Department (HPD) Officer Chayne Brothers was hit by a car while on duty, suffering two broken wrists. At first glance, these two incidents seem to have little in […]

First Place, Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., Excellence in Ethics Scholarship

By: Hope Goodman Our society and the legal system that dictates it have reached a crossroads. Funds needed to afford legal services continue to diminish as conditions that birth poverty persist and the income gap widens. But, the need for legal services within the most vulnerable communities in the United States continues to grow. Current […]

Second Place, Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., Excellence in Ethics Scholarship

By: Sarah Harris From my perspective, providing free legal services to those who cannot afford it is a way of helping others by giving back to the community and investing in it. It helps to protect those who are most vulnerable in our society from being taken advantage of or overlooked. In addition, the inequalities […]

Update on C.R. Bard, Inc. IVC Filter Lawsuits

This April, the first bellwether trial against C.R. Bard, Inc. came to an end. An Arizona Federal Court jury returned a 3.6 million dollar verdict to a plaintiff who required open heart surgery to save her life after an IVC filter fractured and traveled to her heart. Product manufacturer, C.R. Bard was hit with $1.6 […]

Search Engine Marketing in the Legal Profession

Changing with the Times Since 1979, Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., has provided comprehensive legal representation to personal injury victims in the greater Houston area. Over the past 40 years, much has changed. With the Information Age and ongoing advances in technology, the way companies market themselves has had to evolve as well in order to […]

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