Wednesday evening on Tidwell Road in northwest Houston, the driver of an SUV pulled out of a Wal-Mart parking lot in front of an oncoming car. The car plowed into the side of the SUV, flipping it over. Firefighters extracted the SUV driver who was trapped in the wreckage. The man received transport to the hospital for his serious injuries. Two people in the […]
Under intense scrutiny for its failure over more than 10 years to conduct a recall and warn buyers of a dangerous GM ignition switch problem as cars crashed and people died, General Motors currently seems to be acting more proactive regarding vehicle defects. Though not without some serious prodding from the federal government.
For instance, just about 10 days ago, GM announced its 24th recall […]
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), which a couple of years ago said it would be taking a harder look at bed rail safety after reports of hundreds of deaths over the prior decades, has just recalled more than 100,000 portable bed handles after reports of the deaths of an additional three women. Our Houston bed rail injury attorneys note that Bed Handles […]
Early on Saturday morning a motorcyclist was seriously injured on the North Freeway in Houston due to a speeding car. According to news accounts of the crash, a witness saw the car weaving at high speed through traffic just before the accident. The driver was going very fast when the car plowed into the back of a motorcycle ahead of it, ejecting the rider. […]
For those who still neglect proper construction techniques in deck-building, or regular inspections and maintenance, an unfortunate deck collapse in Dekalb County, Georgia illustrates the types of injuries that can occur from a deck collapse accident. As with this collapse on Bridgewater Trace in Stone Mountain, most deck collapses wait to happen until large numbers of guests are gathered together for a BBQ or […]
The CerviCore OASYS Midline Occiput Plate is supposed to stabilize the junction between the occipital plate and the vertebrae in the spine and is part of the OASYS Occipito-Cervico-Thoracic System intended to promote fusion of the cervical spine and occipito-cervico-thoracic junction in the body. Manufactured by Howmedica, doing business as Stryker Spine, the device was only approved for use by the FDA in 2010. […]