Author Archives: Michael Callahan

Injured Workers & Worker’s Compensation Issue in Texas

Some of Texas’ largest employers do not carry state regulated workers’ compensation coverage, leaving employees to face financial ruin if hurt on the job.

Workers’ Compensation benefits – medical expenses and lost wages – can be vitally important to an injured worker. The shock is some of Texas’ large employers do not carry state regulated workers’ compensation coverage, leaving employees to ...


Whistleblowers Expose Possible Billion Dollar Loss in Medicare Fraud Case

When healthcare companies overcharge the federal government for services, taxpayers ultimately get socked with the bill – Happens in Houston, in Texas and in the rest of the country.

Sometimes big companies do bad things. Take healthcare companies as an example. When healthcare companies overcharge the federal government for services, taxpayers ultimately get socked with the bill. Whistleblower laws allow ...


Japanese Airbag Company Pleads Guilty Affecting Texas Drivers

Takata, a Japanese airbag company, pled guilty in a $1 billion deal with the US Justice Department affecting Houston drivers.

When corporations knowingly cover up potentially deadly defects in their products, consumers suffer the consequences – serious injuries and fatalities. The U.S. Justice Department has dropped the hammer on one such company which affects Houston & Texas drivers.

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Industrial Machinery Severs Finger of Worker Who Gets Settlement

Industrial machines can inflict terrible damage on people’s bodies. When companies neglect safety guards, workers get maimed for life.

Industrial machines can inflict terrible damage on people’s bodies. When companies neglect safety guards, workers get maimed for life. In a city like Houston where tens of thousands of people work in industrial and manufacturing jobs, safe machinery should be a top ...


Texas Jury Targets Automaker in Child’s Brain Injury Accident

Tragedy struck a San Antonio family in late 2012. And finally, a jury has helped the family by awarding justice in the amount of a $124.5 million judgement.

Just before the Christmas holidays on December 18, 2012, Jesse Rivera, was driving his 2005 Audi A4 Quattro with his two sons, Jesse Jr. and Patrick as passengers.  At one point, Mr. Rivera ...


OSHA Deals Blow to Negligent Contractor

Construction work is dangerous in Texas. When contractors are repeatedly cited for serious safety violations, government regulators and the courts need to ensure that justice is done.

 

Hazardous conditions often lead to workplace accidents around the country. In April of 2016, a 40 foot steel beam collapsed on a 47 year old Des Plaines, Illinois, highway worker causing fatal injuries.

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