Plan Ahead for a Happy, Injury-Free New Year

By devPersonal Injury

Few things make a better ending to the winter holiday season than a New Year’s party with family and friends. And many Texans feel that a New Year’s party isn’t complete without a New Year’s toast. If you’re planning to drink at a party or to serve alcohol to your guests this New Year, plan ahead to help everyone avoid …

Understanding Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation

By devNursing Home Abuse & Neglect

Texas’s office of Adult Protective Services (APS) often steps in when concerns about nursing home neglect, abuse, or exploitation arise. APS works to keep elderly adults safe while investigations are taking place. They also offer information and support to families whose loved ones may have been harmed. APS and other Texas departments that handle elder abuse and neglect cases sort …

Study Finds Number of Toy-Related Injuries Is Climbing

By devProduct Liability

No one who buys a new toy for a child they love wants to see that child harmed. But a recent study published in Clinical Pediatrics has raised concerns among experienced Texas personal injury lawyers for its findings that toy-related injuries among children are increasing. The study examined dates from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS), which is operated …

Xarelto Recalls 13,500 Bottles, But Risks Remain

By devProduct Liability

In October 2014, Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen unit recalled 13,500 bottles of the blood thinner Xarelto over concerns that bacterial contamination had infected the affected bottles. Although the recall is underway, other concerns – linked to the drug’s actual blood-thinning effects rather than to a momentary contamination problem – remain. Xarelto is a blood thinner used to reduce the risk …

Are You At Increased Risk of Fire Injury or Death? Know the Signs

By devBurn Injury

Every year, about 3,000 Americans lose their lives in a home fire, according to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), and many more are injured. Experienced Texas fire injury attorneys know just how devastating fire deaths and injuries can be. Whether a home fire is started by faulty electrical wiring, a defective appliance or a dropped cigarette, family members need to …

Four Ways to Avoid Injuries While Holiday Shopping

By devPersonal Injury

For many Texas families, holiday shopping is an annual tradition as well as a good deal of fun. But with so many people crowding the roads, parking lots, and aisles of malls and stores throughout the state, the risk of injuries can also increase. Here are four common causes of holiday shopping injuries known by every experienced Dallas injury lawyer, …

Four Ways to Travel More Safely This Holiday Season

By devCar Accidents

This holiday season, millions of Texans will make plans to hit the road, whether that means doing some holiday shopping or traveling across several states to be with loved ones. Experienced Dallas car accident attorneys will join those on the roads, always aware that practicing safe driving can reduce the risk of a serious crash – but that not all …