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Who Gets to File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Whenever a loved one has died due to someone else’s “wrongful act, neglect, carelessness, unskillfulness, or default,” it’s only natural to want justice. According to the Texas Statutes, the way you do that is by filing a wrongful death lawsuit, so as to uncover the truth about what happened to your family member and hold the negligent party accountable, as well as to recover compensation to make up for the financial struggle your family faces in a future without the decedent.

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Defective Equipment and Refinery Accidents

What an oil refinery does is to take crude oil and process it, through what is called fractional instillation, into a number of different forms, such as gasoline for cars, diesel fuel and even jet fuel. Because this process involves heating flammable liquid to extremely high temperatures to separate the different forms of the oil, the margin for error is very small and great care is necessary, in order to protect refinery workers from harm.

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Protection for Gulf Coast Maritime Workers

There are many thousands of people who call Southeast Texas home and who manage to make their living on the Gulf Coast, performing demanding and often risky work on oil rigs, ships of various sizes and types and on the docks and shipyards that dot the coast. A number of these jobs have built-in hazards and other hazards are often added to the mix, but every maritime worker has the same legal right as every other worker to reasonable protection from unsafe conditions and from any and all hazards present.

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Talcum Powder Linked to Ovarian Cancer

Baby powder is widely used for a number of tasks, including absorbing moisture and freshening up. The product’s talcum powder base has unfortunately been linked to serious health problems when used for certain purposes, leading to allegations that companies have failed to warn consumers of these dangers despite decades of research.

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Birth Defects Linked to Zofran

It’s no secret that many women face nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, often referred to as morning sickness. Statistics rate that as many as 85% of pregnant women experience some degree of nausea during their pregnancies. Some women experience an acute degree of vomiting, prompting a prescription for anti-nausea medication.

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