The 14th Court of Appeals in Houston has ruled that the Port of Houston Authority can’t claim sovereign immunity to avoid liability in a personal injury lawsuit. The suit arises out of the collision between a gantry crane operated by an employee of the Port of Houston and a truck driven by an independent truck […]
A Florida jury found that Tesla was only 1% to blame for a crash and battery fire of a Tesla Model S that took the lives of an 18 year old and his friend. The teen was driving 116 mph in a curve with a speed limit of 25 mph when he lost control and […]
A lot of our clients are deer hunters. We recently received a report from Safety Research and Strategies that warns about injuries and deaths associated with defective deer stands. We wanted to share this report with our clients and friends to urge them to be safe while hunting and to warn them about some of […]
Mary Pat and I have had the privilege of representing the families of many consumers who were injured or killed by vehicle safety defects. The most heartbreaking incidents involve motor vehicles that have been recalled but for some reason the current owner of the vehicle never got the word. We want all our clients and […]
On July 24, the First Court of Appeals in Houston refused to throw out a $24.5 million award made against Forest Oil Corp. as part of a legal battle that stretches back to 2004. Ten years ago, James McAllen, owner of McAllen Ranch in Santillana, sued Forest Oil Corp. Forest had contracted use of the […]
Office Depot® has recalled 1.4 million Gibson Leather Task Chairs after it received about 153 reports of the seat plate weld cracking or breaking, including 25 reports of contusions, abrasions and reports of injuries to the head, neck and a fractured back and hip which required medical attention. .