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

KHOU News in Houston reported the November 2013 death of Polo Manukainiu, a 19-year-old redshirt freshman football player for the Texas A & M Aggies. Manukainiu died in a single-car rollover crash along with his cousins Gaius “Keio” Vaenuku, who had been recruited to play football at the University of Utah, and 13-year-old Andrew “Lolo” Uhatafe.… Read More

After suffering severe burns in a commercial airliner crash in 1963, Alan Breslau went on to found The Phoenix Society in 1977. Breslau named his society after the mythical bird that lives for 500 years and then burns, only to rise from the ashes to live again. The Phoenix Society advocates for burn prevention and… Read More

The Houston Chronicle reports that two Houston-area electricians were sought by local police due to an incident which led to the death of a Richmond resident in September 2013. Raul Hernandez, 27, was swimming with his family in the pool at the Hilton Houston Westchase at 9999 Westheimer (near Briarpark) on August 31. When the… Read More

As discussed in another post in this blog, class action lawsuits are used only in regard to civil (rather than criminal) cases, and are often used in cases of involving dangerous products or product liability. If a large number of people suffer physical or psychological harm because of a manufacturer’s products, or the actions or… Read More

Smooth, shiny hair—such a simple wish for many women and girls with curly or wavy hair. But keratin treatments at professional salons can cost hundreds of dollars, provide only temporary results, and often contain high levels of dangerous chemicals such as formaldehyde.   In 2012, Suave began marketing an affordable “Keratin Infusion Smoothing Kit” intended… Read More

Property owners in Texas are required to use reasonable care in maintaining their premises, including the duty to avoid exposing other people to unreasonable risk of harm. A property owner must reasonably inspect the property for dangerous conditions and either repair the hazardous condition or provide adequate warning of it. Greening Law, P.C, works diligently… Read More

As residents of Texas, the State upholds the right of you and your family to be protected from any form of abuse. This means everyone, including older family members. Whether elderly Texans reside in their own homes, with family or in a nursing home or assisted living community, they are entitled to full protection from… Read More