In 2003, Texas passed legislation limiting the amount of compensation a plaintiff can receive in a medical malpractice case. This law is found at Chapter 74 of the Texas Civil Practice Remedies Code. The law caps how much a patient may receive in noneconomic damages from each defendant. The noneconomic damages cap ensures that after a… Read More


You may have noticed a lot of commercials aimed at men suggesting that they may candidates for testosterone replacement therapy. Bloomberg News reports that the market for testosterone has passed the $1 billion mark—and may pose a host of risks to men who use it, including heart attacks and strokes.   The Mayo Clinic offers… Read More


School’s out, graduations have come and gone, and summer is finally here. Scores of teens, many of whom have just graduated from high school, are taking to Dallas-area roadways with their friends for some fun before they enter college or the work force. Unfortunately, things don’t always work out as planned.   Cody Hensley attended… Read More


In February 2014, Baylor University announced plans to honor a construction worker who was killed while working on the new McLane Stadium on campus. According to KWTX.com, Jose Suarez, 55, of Manor, TX, drowned when a piece of construction equipment to which he was tethered fell into the Brazos River. Another co-worker was also tethered… Read More


Kids In Danger (KID), a non-profit organization based in Chicago, has provided annual reports about the recalls of children‘s products since 2002. In its 2013 report, KID reveals that only 10% of recalled children’s products were “corrected, replaced or returned” as directed in a recall in 2012. The 2013 report also found: Recalls of children’s… Read More


A 2010 article in U.S. News and World Report says that driving while tired (aka “drowsy driving”) is just as dangerous as driving while intoxicated. Just like drunk driving, “tired driving” can be deadly. The state of New Jersey was the first to adopt Maggie’s Law, named after a 20-year-old who was killed by a… Read More


In a January 2014 report, Ginger Allen of CBS 11 News in Dallas alerts the public to the fact that the Texas Board of Pharmacy receives over 200 complaints involving dispensing errors on the part of pharmacists each year. Some examples of these errors include: An 84-year-old was hospitalized after receiving the wrong prescription medicine… Read More