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August 2012 Archives

Product liability claim filed against ladder company in Galveston

Defective products can cause severe personal injury and even death when components fail. Manufacturers are responsible for ensuring that their materials and processes meet all required safety regulations and do not pose an undue hazard to consumers. When people are injured because of a faulty product, they have grounds to file a product liability claim.

Lawsuit filed after Galveston horse-drawn carriage crash

Accidents involving multiple victims can be extremely costly, especially when there are fatalities. A car crash in which intoxication was a factor usually results in criminal charges, and that can make it easier for victims to recover compensation for their injuries.

Charges possible in fatal Texas shopping center crash

Even when an accident is prompted by a medical condition or an event that is out of the driver's control, wrongful death charges can still sometimes be filed. This is especially true if investigators are able to prove that the driver could have avoided the accident if he or she had been more responsible.

Galveston bus driver charged with homicide for pedestrian death

Not everyone in Galveston may be aware that when a bicyclist is riding his or her bicycle, they must obey the rules of the road for bicycling but when the bicyclist gets off their bike to walk it, they become a pedestrian and pedestrian rules apply.

House collapses on worker, critical injuries result

Termites, a common problem in Galveston, attacked a house on 21st Street. They had eaten away at the foundation of the home and to save it, the homeowner hired a crew to shore it up. While working on a new support system, something gave way and the house twisted and fell about six feet.

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