The Risk of Self-Rescue

By JohnPremises Liability

Occasionally, we all find ourselves in challenging situations. When that situation is “out in the wilds of the world without a safety net,” we only have ourselves to rely on. This is called a “self-rescue” situation. Of course, the best rescue is the one that no one ever needs. But, bearing in mind that help is sometimes required because of …

Is the Texas State Fair Safe?

By JohnPersonal Injury

What do you think of when you consider “traditional summertime”? For many in Texas, it’s the Texas State Fair that occurs every year as summer wanes. But after the tragic accident at the Ohio State Fair, can you feel safe putting your family on the rides?

Laptop Explosion Makes Headlines

By JohnBurn Injury, Product Liability

When you think of “accidents involving technology,” most of us imagine knocking our smartphones off the table. But a man living in Dallas had a different kind of technology accident. Coworkers pulled him from a meeting to show him that his laptop was emitting sparks. After the smoke cleared, three explosions had come from the laptop, and the battery cells …

Ford Recalls 117,000 Vehicles Because of Seat Belts

By JohnProduct Recall

Imagine you are traveling down the highway in your trusty Ford when, unbeknownst to you, the bolt holding your seat belt together comes apart. Your risk of being injured in an accident has skyrocketed. As of July 2017, Ford issued a recall for nearly 117,000 vehicles. These range from the 2014 F-Series pickup to the 2015 Lincoln MKC SUV. Vehicles …