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 ...
May 2, 2017
HOUSTON, TEXAS (May 2, 2017) – Jarlene Cordonnier had been looking forward to a family trip from Sacramento to Orlando on December 8, 2016. There were 12 family members traveling including her adult sons, daughters-in-law, and grandchildren. The flight that day was on United Airlines (“United”) and included a layover and plane change in Houston.
Because Ms. Cordonnier is partially paralyzed ...
April 25, 2017
Passenger rights have been trampled in the friendly skies. Now passengers and lawmakers are fighting back.
Image courtesy of Bloomberg.
When airlines treat customers badly, passenger rights get trampled in Houston, in Texas and throughout the United States. Now passengers and lawmakers are fighting back. The dragging of a bloodied, elderly doctor off of a United Airlines flight in ...
April 18, 2017
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 ...
April 11, 2017
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 ...
April 4, 2017
Texting and driving puts motorists in danger in Houston and around Texas. A witness to the catastrophic church bus crash near Uvalde, Texas underscores that danger.
Texting and driving puts motorists in danger in Houston and around Texas. Now a witness to the catastrophic church bus crash near Uvalde, Texas ...
March 28, 2017
Trucking companies seeing rising insurance rates because of jury awards from accidents in Houston & across the country.
Jury awards for trucking accidents are on the rise in Houston, in Texas, and around the country. Insurance companies are raising rates, refusing coverage and truckers are being forced to clean up their act.
Big Dollar Jury Verdicts Ramping Up
The National Law ...
March 21, 2017
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.
March 14, 2017
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 ...