Firework Safety

With New Year’s Eve right around the corner, we wanted to share important information, as well as a few safety tips regarding the use of fireworks this holiday season. There are many stories around the world where one misplaced firework can lead to massive explosions. It is important to understand not only how to stay […]

What is Dry Drowning?

Everyone understands the importance of water safety, especially when it comes to younger children. However, the importance of water safety after leaving the water is not always emphasized. This lack of education can cause parents to be confused and fearful of their child’s well-being after leaving the water. Due to the rare, tragic stories of […]

On-the-Job Concussions Impact More than NFL Players

Over the past few years, the news has been filled with reports about the dangers National Football League (NFL) players, professional wrestlers and others face from repeated head injuries on the job. Earlier this year, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), which was once believed to present a risk primarily to boxers, was discovered in 110 of […]

Preventing Traumatic Brain Injuries in Youth Football

Football season is here, and it is undeniable that the residents of Texas love this sport. However, as children and teens get ready for battle on the gridiron, it is important for players and parents to understand the potential dangers of concussions and brain injuries. Concussions are a type of mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) […]

Another Houston Family Suing Center Point Energy After Home Explosion

The family of Eduardo Maltos is filing a lawsuit against Center Point Energy after Maltos was badly burned over 40% of his body in his Houston home.  The Maltos family and their neighbors had been filing complaints with Center Point for years because of the strong smell of gas permeating the air that concerned them.  Center […]

Houston High School Student Critically Injured in Pedestrian Accident

Charmine James was struck and critically injured yesterday as she and a friend made their way home from Hastings High School in the Alief school district of southwest Houston. She and a friend were attempting to cross the street when the accident happened. They got halfway across Bellaire Blvd. close to Cook when her friend […]

Why is the Use of BPA in Food Products Not Banned in the United States?

What is BPA? Bisephenal A, BPA at is more commonly known, is a synthetic estrogen used in many polycarbonate plastics.  It is also used to line canned foods and drinks. BPA is a known carcinogen and has been banned in many countries but not the United States. In fact, the latest move to ban BPA […]

Types of Personal Injury: Herniated Discs

One type of Spinal injury that is not uncommon in automobile collisions is a herniated disc (also spelled “disk”).  Between each of the vertebrae (bones) in the spine, there are soft cushions called discs.  These discs are similar in form to a jelly doughnut–they have a soft center with a shell exterior.  As we get […]