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October 2012 Archives

Loose knee replacement device leads to Texan's lawsuit

A knee replacement device that apparently became loose before it should have is the center of a lawsuit initiated by Texas woman after she needed additional surgeries. The product liability suit was filed on Oct. 12 in the Sherman Division of the Eastern Texas District.

Texas meningitis from dangerous steroid product confirmed

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention carefully monitors viral and bacterial outbreaks and attempts to track these back to their sources. When a dangerous product is identified, a recall may be issued and vendors may be forced to remove the offending product from the market. Those who have already taken or used the product may, however, already be at risk.

Lawsuit filed against driver, bar, in deaths of Galveston locals

When the negligence or misconduct of someone results in the death of another, that death may be considered a wrongful death. The family of the victim of such negligence, perhaps leading to a fatal accident, can suddenly find itself saddled with unexpected final costs as well as the emotional pain of losing a loved one.

Intersection noted for car wrecks back in the news

Every town in Texas likely has an intersection that infamous for the number of car wrecks that have happened at that location. Local, city and state officials work to minimize the risks once such locations are identified. It doesn't always work. Sometimes accidents happen anyway.

Texas City sixth-grader killed by truck while waiting for bus

Maneuvering a large truck takes special skill and attentiveness, and the consequences of not paying attention while driving a truck can prove disastrous. A driver of a big-rig truck may have caused a wrongful death because of his inattentiveness when his vehicle struck and killed a Texas City sixth-grader who was waiting for her school bus.

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