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Electrocution Injuries

Although not heard of as often as some other types of injuries, electrocution injuries are still one of the 4 most common causes of construction worker fatalities, second only to falls. Every year, there are approximately 150 electrical fatalities, with about 30,000 or so nonfatal electrical injuries. Of those 150 electrical fatalities, 60 or so…

201604.18
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Drowning Accidents

Every day in the United States, around 10 people die from drowning accidents. In fact, drowning accidents are the 5th leading cause of unintentional deaths in the United States, and the 3rd leading cause of unintentional deaths worldwide. Among the 10 people who die every day in drowning accidents, 2 of them are children 14…

201604.16
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Spinal Cord Injury

There is an estimated 12,500 new cases of spinal cord injury (SCI) every year. Of those injuries, approximately 80% of them are males, and the average age at the time of injury is 42. Although there are many potential causes of SCI cases, the leading causes of SCI are car accidents and falls, with some…

201604.09
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Wrongful Death

In Texas, wrongful death lawsuits can be brought for deaths caused by drowning, electrocution, assault, car accidents, and others. Texas wrongful death law covers a very broad range of liability, and navigating who can file a lawsuit and what compensation they can receive can be very difficult without an experienced attorney. You just lost a…

Houston Brain Injury Attorney
201603.17
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Houston Brain Injury Attorney

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can change a person’s life forever. Unlike many other bodily injuries in which a person can heal and return to normal, a person who experienced a TBI may never be the same. While TBI’s can be caused by many different events, some more common events include falls, car accidents, violence,…

Houston Burn Injuries
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Houston Burn Injuries

Burns are one of the most common household injuries, especially among children. While many people are aware of the three (technically 4) levels of burn injuries that can occur when a person is burned, many people are probably not aware of the fact that serious burn injuries could lead to permanent disability, and even death…

Houston Aviation
201603.15
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Houston Aviation

In 2014, more than 848 million travelers chose to travel by plane rather than other methods. This is a huge number, but one can shrink that number quickly by pointing out the fact that many people we know and love were probably included in those 848 million. Taking this into account, preliminary statistics from the…

201210.17
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The Merman Law Firm files HIV Discrimination Case

HIV Discrimination Case Filed in Houston, Texas Civil Rights Lawyer Derek Merman tackles HIV Discrimination under the ADA HOUSTON (October 11, 2012) – Derek Merman, the lead trial attorney in the largest individual civil-rights verdict in Texas history, has filed an HIV discrimination suit against a Houston school alleging discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities…

201208.27
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Lufkin Texas men injured in Wyoming Plant fire

Our hopes and prayers go out today for four Lufkin, Texas men badly burned in a plant explosion in Casper, Wyoming.  Cody Clark, Dwayne Benett, Chris Lowe and Joey Holloway were all seriously burned in a flash fire at the Conoco Phillips – Lost Cabin natural gas processing facility over the weekend.  All four men are reportedly in…