July 18, 2017
Law enforcement officers put their life on the line every day in Houston and defective vehicles can be a major issue for police officers.
Law enforcement officers put their life on the line every day in Houston and across America. Criminals are risky enough, but defective vehicles should not also put officers and average Americans in danger. A police officer ...
July 11, 2017
Oil drilling happens around explosive gas near homes in Texas and that’s a problem. Housing and oil booms collide and endanger Texas residents.
Oil drilling happens around explosive gas near homes in Texas. That’s a problem.
Texas lacks adequate setback laws to protect homes from nearby wells, endangering many thousands of people. A leaking gas line in Colorado, another oil state ...
July 4, 2017
Forklift workers face danger in the workplace every day in Houston, in Texas, and across America.
Forklift workers face danger in the workplace every day in Houston, Texas and across America. A California building supply company has been slapped with a big fine in a forklift operator’s death. The California Department of Occupational Safety and Health cited the company for ...
June 27, 2017
Chemical plants may be in your neighborhood – and that can be deadly for tens of thousands of Houston residents.
The Houston economy depends on the chemical industry, yet many homes, schools and businesses sit beside the most dangerous chemicals on earth. A chemical accident could wreak a terrible toll in human lives. This keeps chemical safety experts up at ...
June 20, 2017
Highway accident deaths are soaring, yet the trucking industry wants heavier 18-wheelers on the roads in Houston, across Texas and the nation.
This push will risk more and deadlier truck accidents. Bigger trucks are more unstable and need longer stopping distances in an emergency. Congress must say no to profit seeking at the expense of public safety.
Lobbyists Pushing For Heavier Trucks
June 13, 2017
Working in and around industrial cranes is dangerous work. And when a crane accident happens, different companies and their employees may share liability which means the injured worker and his family must have experienced legal counsel.
In places like Houston and throughout Texas where industry regularly uses cranes, the danger to workers is real. And getting justice for the injured worker ...
June 6, 2017
Workers operating manufacturing equipment do dangerous work in Houston and across the nation. Ignoring safety can have tragic consequences.
When companies neglect safety measures, workers can suffer catastrophic injuries. A young Alabama woman died in June 2016 just two weeks before her wedding day when a robotic machine at a plant owned by Asian auto parts maker Ajin USA crushed ...
May 23, 2017
The Environmental Protection Agency has delayed new regulations meant to safeguard you from serious harm, even death, in Houston and around the nation.
Huge petrochemical plants including those found in and around the Houston and Beaumont-Port Arthur areas are surrounded by millions of people in so called “fence line” communities, populations directly at risk should an explosion spew toxic ...
May 16, 2017
The airline industry continues to bully passengers across the country. This could happen in Houston, and in Texas.
The airline industry continues to bully passengers across the country. A southern California family was threatened with jail and having the children taken from the parents if they refused to give up their seats. Coming on the heels of the United Airlines ...
May 9, 2017
Smart phone ownership is up, more usage means more distractions in Texas and beyond. And it’s causing problems on our roadways.
Distracted driving is not harmless.
It’s deadly, in Houston, in Texas, and across America. Dramatic increases in serious, even fatal crashes make clear the terrible consequences just a moment of inattention can trigger. Double digit spikes across multiple accident categories ...