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Seven Factors Affecting the Value of Your Texas Personal Injury Claim

One of the first questions many people often have about filing a personal injury claim is: What is my case worth? There are seven main factors that affect the value of a personal injury claim and the types of compensation you can recover. The Texas… Read More

What You Need to Know About Texas' Modified Comparative Fault Rules

While some personal injuries are clearly one person's fault, there are many other personal injury situations where multiple people or entities are at fault. That is why many states, such as Texas, have adopted comparative negligence or comparative fault… Read More

Investigation Finds Teachers Accused of Sexual Abuse Still Working in Classrooms

More than 100 public school teachers who lost their licenses due to allegations of sexual abuse of students are still working in schools today, according to a year-long investigation by USA TODAY. Reporters reviewed educator licensing and misconduct… Read More

Infant Dies After Being Left in Hot Car All Day

On Aug. 12, a seven-month old infant died after he was left all day in a hot SUV in a Wal-Mart parking lot just outside of San Antonio, Texas. Temperatures in the area were at or near 100 degrees for most of the afternoon. The child’s father told police… Read More

Asbestos Exposure at Work May Have Caused Your Mesothelioma

Asbestos was used very often in a variety of industries until the mid-1970s, when workers, researchers and scientists realized that exposure to asbestos could cause a host of medical issues, including mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer… Read More

OSHA Warns Employers About Employees Working in the Heat

While the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigates the heat-related deaths of several employees this year, the organization is also warning employers about the dangers of excessive heat. Eighteen workers lost their lives to heat-related… Read More

Concussion Rates Double Among U.S. Adolescents

According to recent research from the University of California, San Francisco, concussion rates among U.S. adolescents have risen significantly in recent years. The study analyzed health insurance claims for nearly nine million Americans from 2007 to… Read More

OSHA Issues Hazard Alert for Manual Tank Gauging Risks

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a new hazard alert identifying health and safety risks for oil and gas industry workers regarding manual tank gauging — this practice has led to a number of job-site deaths, which could… Read More

U.S. Workers Still at Risk for Job-Related Injuries

Every day, 13 Americans lose their lives due to on-the-job injuries. Although the number of workplace deaths in the U.S. is down from 38 deaths a day in 1970, it is still far too high. Despite this high number, however, the Occupational Safety and Health… Read More

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is a fun event for the whole family. Children across the country have patiently waited for this fun evening to throw on their costumes and head out into the neighborhood for trick or treating. In the mix of all of the excitement, parents should… Read More