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December 2012 Archives

Family files wrongful death suit in fatal Texas truck wreck

Losing a loved one unexpectedly can be devastating to the family members left behind and even more tragic when the loved one is a child. When another driver's bad decisions on the roadway result in a fatal accident, a wrongful death claim may be able to be filed against that driver and the driver's insurer. If the driver was the employee of a commercial operation at the time, the hiring company may be liable.

2 years after car accident, Friendswood man is suing

Being involved in a car accident is an awful experience. Injuries from a car collision could result in a physical recovery that takes weeks, months, or even years. In addition, injuries from a car accident may lead to financial hardship due to lost wages and medical expenses. Anyone who is injured in a serious car accident should seek to understand his or her legal rights regarding pursuit of just compensation.

100-car Texas accident left 2 dead, dozens injured

Readers of this blog probably are familiar with the massive multi-vehicle tragedy that happened near Beaumont over the recent Thanksgiving holiday. Authorities estimate as many as 100 vehicles were involved in the Nov. 26 pileups on Interstate 10. Anywhere between 80 and 120 people were reported injured. Two people died, raising questions about whether wrongful death claims might be forthcoming.

Product liability suit filed in Texas over hernia mesh

Medical products are generally put through rigorous tests to determine their suitability for use before being placed on the market. Despite extensive testing, however, some products can still cause damage. When the use of any product causes injury, a products liability suit can be filed to seek compensation for damages that result from the product's use. This is the basis of claim in a recent lawsuit filed recently in a Texas court against the manufacturer of a hernia mesh material.

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