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…


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…


Nixon Texas Plant Explosion

Two workers were seriously injured in a plant explosion in Nixon, Texas in the early morning hours of May 16, 2012.  The plant, reportedly owned by Vann Energy, has been cited by OSHA more than a dozen times related to worker safety.  The two men were severely burned in the tank area of the plant, purportedly while cleaning…