Johnson & Johnson Faces Criminal Probe Over Talc-Asbestos Link

As civil claims and regulatory actions against pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson continue to pick up steam, a federal grand jury may turn up the heat even more. A Waxhington, D.C. grand jury is investigating allegations that J&J knew its talcum powder was laced with asbestos, but did nothing about the problem. Company officials admit […]

Are Texas Trial Lawyers the Next Step in Battling Human Trafficking?

One of the buzzes at this spring’s Mass Torts Made Perfect (MTMP)–a seminar held in Las Vegas twice a year for personal injury trial lawyers to learn about the latest in wide-spread tort claims-was the move for trial lawyers to get involved in the war on human trafficking.  Human trafficking is a wide-spread criminal enterprise […]

Who is Liable for Texas Apartment Fires?

The southwest Houston apartment fire that claimed the life of a hearing-impaired tenant earlier this month was just the latest in a string of residential fires this winter. Three home fires claimed lives on Christmas Eve and Christmas morning—two at private residences and one at the Country Club Village Apartments. 10-year-old Angel Molina died of […]

Possible Hepatitis C Transmission Investigation at Coastal Health and Wellness

News media reports show that the Galveston County Health District (GCHD) is current investigating 6 cases of hepatitis C that may have been transmitted at Texas City’s Coastal Health and Wellness clinic (CHW). Last Friday, the GCHD issued a press release announcing their joint investigation with the Texas Department of State Health Services regarding the […]

How Do I Find the Best Personal Injury Lawyer?

Finding the Best Personal Injury Attorney for You After a serious accident, you want the best personal injury lawyer you can find to help you, right? But how do you locate a top personal injury lawyer? This article will give you some suggestions on how to select the best injury lawyer for your accident. Some […]

Recording Phone Calls Without Consent: Where Technology and Law Collide

It is against federal law for an individual to record a telephone conversation he is not a party to. This is known as wiretapping—a form of eavesdropping. Persons convicted of wiretapping may receive to up to five years in prison, $250,000 in fines as well as civil penalties for damages, punitive damages, attorney fees. However, […]

Top 14 Reasons Why A Personal Injury Lawyer Won’t Take a Case

Why Won’t A Lawyer Take My Case? Sometimes people come to us after having talked to several local injury lawyers who turned their case down and they ask us: “Why won’t a lawyer take my case?”  They are usually frustrated because no one can or will give them an explanation of why the attorney won’t take […]

Wright Containers Faces Felony Charges for Dumping Toxic Chemicals in Houston

On Friday February 2, a Houston container company was indicted for dumping toxic chemicals into the city’s storm drains. Wright Containers, along with owner Ronald Wright and general manager Gregory Hance, are each facing two counts of intentional water pollution and one count of improper disposal and storage of hazardous materials. The Office of Harris […]

Minor Motorcyclists and Passengers Must Wear Helmets in Texas…But Don’t

Like most U.S. states, Texas allows adult motorcyclists to make their own decisions about whether or not to wear a helmet. In Texas, a motorcycle rider aged 21 or older is exempt from the motorcycle helmet requirement if he or she completes an approved Motorcycle Operator Training Course and carries appropriate medical insurance coverage. However, […]

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