Many people find concerts, sporting events, and parades enjoyable. Being together with like-minded fans can be fun and exciting – but sometimes, it can also be dangerous.
There are many reasons why crowds can become unruly, leading to injuries or even fatalities. It may be as simple as having too many people in a small space. Read the rest »
Police officers are an integral part of a safe and thriving community. From the time we are children, society has taught us that the friendly neighborhood cop is always looking out for our best interests and to put the “bad guys” in jail. While that is certainly true for a majority of the hard-working policemen and women in our country, an alarming trend of police misconduct and sexual harassment has come to light in recent years. Read the rest »
People move their elderly loved ones into a nursing home with the hopes that trained medical staff can take proper care of them and provide for all of their needs. In reality, many of us are aware that a number of problems can arise in nursing home care, whether due to understaffing, undertraining, or abuse. Read the rest »
Texans love their dogs. In fact, the Lone Star State is home to half a million more dogs than there are in California, even though Texas has 12 million fewer people. With more dogs, however, comes more dog problems. In fact, Texas leads the nation in fatal dog attacks between 2005 and 2013. Read the rest »
Let’s face it, every season is motorcycle season in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. And unfortunately, Texas motorcyclist fatalities are on the rise. In 2016, 493 riders lost their lives; in 2017, 501 riders lost their lives on the road. Read the rest »
Each year in the United States, thousands of new laws are passed by state legislatures. Last year, the Texas legislature gave merchants the option to require photo identification with every debit or credit purchase, gave voters alternative options for identification, and required commercial health insurance providers to dictate more comprehensive coverage for breast cancer prevention. Read the rest »
The men and women of law enforcement are among the bravest individuals in the world. They wake up every day and go to a job that most of us cannot even imagine, rush into harm’s way to keep strangers safe, and face dangers that other people go to great lengths to avoid. Police officers throughout Texas who do their jobs with respect and dignity are the finest examples of what it means to be a Texan. Read the rest »
Come the holidays, we are often presented with images of crowds stampeding to get to a sale item—but the real danger for most shoppers is in the parking lot. Read the rest »
When you slip and fall because a grocery store failed to display a “wet floor” sign, or you are injured in an elevator that your apartment complex failed to maintain, the staff or the property owner can be held liable for failing to provide a safe environment for you. This is the legal concept of premises liability in Texas
What many victims of crime don’t realize is that property owners also have a duty to keep visitors safe from foreseeable criminal activity. Read the rest »
The machines we use to go about our lives each day don’t seem dangerous. We don’t think twice about getting in our cars to drive to and from work, but it’s the most dangerous thing most Americans do on a given day. If you live in a metropolitan area, taking an escalator to the train or inside your office building is part of your routine.
You may want to think twice about taking the escalator next time, however, because if something goes wrong, it can be life-threatening. Read the rest »
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