Priyanka Kasnavia

Priyanka Kasnavia is an online marketing specialist who has been working at Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., for over a year. She graduated from Texas Christian University in 2017 with a degree in Strategic Communication and has been accepted to the University of Houston Law Center starting fall of 2018. Priyanka's expertise centers on search engine optimization and content creation.

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Roundup Lawsuit Update

Roundup Weed Killer Litigation On June 18, 2018, the first Roundup lawsuit involving Monsanto, a multinational agricultural biotechnology corporation, began in a San Francisco District Court. There are approximately 4,000 lawsuits filed against Monsanto by users who developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma after prolonged exposure to the popular herbicide, Roundup. More than 400 of these Roundup lawsuits […]

French Chemical Company Indicted in Texas

Harris County Grand Jury Indicts Arkema for Crosby Plant Explosion On Friday August 3, a Harris County grand jury indicted French chemical company Arkema, and 2 officials, for a “reckless” chemical release that resulted in a chemical plant explosion during Hurricane Harvey. After sustaining almost seven-feet of floodwater, the plant lost power did not have […]

Houston Vulnerable Road User Ordinance

Vulnerable Road Users in Houston According to a preliminary report conducted by the Governors Highway Safety Association, there were nearly 6,000 pedestrians killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2017. Unfortunately, car accidents involving pedestrians seem to be more common; however, there are other road users who are also at a disadvantage when it comes to […]

Essure Birth Control Device Update

Bayer Announces Removal of Essure from Marketing Starting 2019 On Friday, medical device manufacturer, Bayer announced that beginning December 31, 2018, they will no longer sell the controversial Essure birth control device in the United States. Bayer announced that its decision to discontinue Essure, “is based on a decline in U.S. sales of Essure in […]

IVC Filter Lawsuit Update

Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Litigation IVC Filters are a tiny medical device created to prevent blood clots from reaching the heart or lungs, which is a condition referred to as a pulmonary embolism (PE). IVC filters were developed to prevent PE in patients for whom traditional blood thinners are not a viable treatment option. […]

Summer Road Safety Tips for Texans

Safe Travels During the Hottest Months of the Year The unexpected snow and ice this winter taught Texans a bit about the winter road hazards our neighbors to the north face on a regular basis. Even without personal experience, it stands to reason that snow, ice, and even rain can make road conditions hazardous. However, […]

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 […]