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


Tom Clark, Senior VP of Operations for Con-way Freight suggests that car drivers should take a lesson from the nation’s truckers. In an opinion piece for NJ.com, Clark offers some advice for distracted drivers, along with some sobering statistics.   Clark suggests that the nation’s truckers quite literally have a unique “view” of just how… Read More


According to an October 2013 report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC),close to 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs each year. Nearly half of these are children, and twenty percent of dog bites are serious enough to require medical attention. In 2012, 27,000+ Americans had reconstructive surgery after being bitten by a dog.… Read More


A separate post in this blog goes over Stryker’s voluntary recall of their Rejuvenate and ABG II hip implants. If you or a loved one received one of these implants as part of a hip replacement surgery, you should know what kinds of symptoms indicate that there may be problems with the implant(s).   Symptoms… Read More