Monthly Archives: January 2014

Beaumont Homeowner Sued for Deceptive Acts

Selling a house under false conditions in the state of Texas can lead you to be a defendant in a legal lawsuit like in the case of Huffman vs. Smith in Beaumont, TX. The Deceptive Trade Practices Act protects all consumers from purchasing nearly anything under false claims. Buying a home is one of the […]

Lawsuit Against Chrysler Group LLC Due To Defective Durango

Chrysler Group LLC finds them in the middle of a lawsuit filed against them in Galveston County District Court . In court papers filed Dec. 2, the family of the late Gabriell Kirst alleges the 2005 Dodge Durango they traveled in at the time of an accident that claimed the life of a female passenger […]

What You Need To Know About Uninsured Motorist Coverage

You’ve just been hit, and just as you’re getting ready to exchange insurance information, you quickly discover that the car that just hit you is without insurance. It’s a common scenario with 14% of car accidents per year caused by a motorist without insurance. But, what exactly do you need to watch out for? And […]

Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in Texas

Losing a loved one is an emotionally exhausting time for any individual. The workplace, including construction fields, refineries, and plants are among some of the most dangerous places to work considering the risky tasks these employees perform daily. Family members of a deceased individual will likely be interested in seeking legal compensation for damages inflicted […]

Actos Replacement Drug Discarded

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company halted production of a new type-2 diabetes drug due to dangerous side effects noted during experimentation. Actos Pioglitazone is a prescription drug used to treat diabetes. In 2008, it became one of the world’s best selling drugs despite safety concerns raised by the FDA. Many patients and their medical advisers were unaware […]

Winter Driving Safety

The new 2014 year has already built character bringing in something Texans are just not used to – frigid weather. People are calling the weather, “The Texas Freeze”. The National Weather Service issued a Hard Freeze Warning for the majority of Texas counties on January 5, 2014. This is the first hard Texas freeze to […]

Oilfield Fatalities

Houston has one of the most employees in the oilfield industry, especially in offshore jobs. The majority of Houston news is from the oil and gas industry. In September, the Houston Chronicle reported that while workplace deaths drop, the oilfield industry fatalities remain higher in Texas than in other profession from 2007-2011. Fatality statistics show […]

Steps In Taking Legal Action

Taking legal action against someone should not be an intimidating process. Your lawyer should be helpful in informing you of the terms used in litigation. The Byrd Law firm has expert attorneys in litigation that will go through the entire process to ease your worries or concerns. They have provided a briefing of the initial […]

J&J Held Accountable For Missing Vaginal Mesh Docs

December 2013 — Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit has been accused of destroying documents containing vital information in regards to vaginal mesh implants. Missing Files May Benefit Defendant The lost documents, which date back to 10 years ago, are claimed to have been removed from former Ethicon President, Renee Salman’s hard drive. Reasons […]