No matter the industry or job function, any worker can suffer an injury on the job. Due to the diverse industries and large workforce in Texas, our state, unfortunately, has a large number of workplace accidents.
When a loved one dies unexpectedly as the result of an accident, this sad event will bring a lot of questions as to what actually happened to the forefront. You many be able to bring a wrongful death suit against the responsible party or parties.
Individuals and families want to find caretakers or facilities that will provide the best support for their loved ones at the end of their lives. Unfortunately, the elderly are often considered easy targets given their diminished mental and physical capacity, and elder abuse can take a number of forms.
The often dangerous nature of jobs in the oil and gas field can lead to serious injuries if there is an accident. Dealing with heavy machinery and combustible substances on a daily basis can contribute to some potentially hazardous situations for workers in this industry.
On someone else’s property, be it a private home or place of business, visitors have a general expectation that they will be safe. However, accidents occur every day and sometimes can lead to serious injury. Sometimes an accident is nothing more than that, an unexpected occurrence, but sometimes the cause can be traced back to the property owner’s or property operator’s negligence.
The birth of a child should be one of the most joyous times of life for a family; however, if the baby or mother is injured before, during, or right after labor, a happy time can quickly turn tragic. Improper care can cause lasting injuries, and in some awful cases, death to the mother and/or baby.
As patient, we must trust doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals to provide us with the care we need. Unfortunately, however, mistakes can be made along the way, which can cause a catastrophic injury or even death. When a trusted medical professional’s negligence injures a patient, it can be devastating for those involved.