Help Children Avoid Burn Injuries

By CAMlawBurn Injury

Burn injuries are among the most painful types of injuries, especially when they are severe. The risk of a secondary infection after a severe burn is also high. Young children are at a higher risk for burn injuries at home, because they do not yet understand the risks posed by everyday items like stoves, hot water, and candles. Parents and …

Texas Colleges Receive $400,000 in Safety Education Grants

By CAMlawWorkplace Accidents

Texas Mutual Insurance Company recently announced an award of grant funding to four Texas colleges, according to an Insurance News Net press release. The funding will go to pay for free workplace safety courses for employees, employers, and interested members of the public. In total, the grants equal $400,000. The courses will be taught by the risk management institutes at …

2014 Was a Record Year for Vehicle Recalls, According to NHTSA

By CAMlawProduct Liability

In 2014, automakers recalled nearly 64 million vehicles in the United States. That’s more than double the number recalled in 2004, which held the previous record, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This news is deeply troubling to experienced Dallas auto product liability lawyer, who knows how dangerous hidden vehicle defects can be. With no warning of …

Three Ways to Reduce Workplace Slip and Fall Accidents

By CAMlawWorkplace Accidents

Texas workers lose hundreds of productive hours each year through accidental injuries. Many of these injuries can be prevented when employers and employees work together to make the workplace safer. Since slip and fall accidents are one of the most common causes of workplace injuries, experienced Texas injury lawyers encourage workplaces large and small to look for ways to reduce …

FMCSA, Virginia Tech Begin Study of Truck Driver Fatigue and Safety

By CAMlawTruck Accident

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute recently launched a study of truck driver fatigue and safety performance with funding from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Researchers at the Institute’s Center for Truck and Bus Safety will focus on the relationship between rest periods and driver performance in the study, currently called the Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Restart Study. Currently, …

This February, Think About Electrical Safety

By CAMlawPersonal Injury

Electricity is a must in nearly every Texas home. Most of us use reliable sources of electricity in order to carry out our basic daily tasks – everything from making a cup of coffee to running the pump for our tap water. But while electricity has revolutionized the way humans live, it can also pose certain risks if it is …

Feds Recall Over 2 Million Vehicles to Fix Air Bag Defects

By CAMlawProduct Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced a recall of over 2.1 million vehicles nationwide. The recall focuses on problems with the vehicles’ air bag systems. The recall includes the following vehicles and model years: 2002 through 2004 Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee, 2002 and 2003 Jeep Liberty, 2003 and 2004 Dodge Viper, 2003 and 2004 Toyota Corolla, …

Elder Financial Abuse: A Growing Problem

By CAMlawNursing Home Abuse & Neglect

When Texas families place a loved one in a nursing home, they often stay alert for signs of physical or emotional abuse or neglect. Malnutrition, unexplained injuries, or fearful behavior stand out to family members who have known their loved one a long time. However, exploitation or abuse of an elderly person’s financial situation has become a growing problem – …