Month: August 2012

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  • August
    29 2012

    Texas Hotel Owners Not Satisfied WIth BP Gulf Oil Spill Settlement

    According to a recent article featured in the Houston Chronicle, many owners of small hotels along the Gulf Coast are expressing their dissatisfaction with the proposed oil spill settlement because it unfairly excludes thousands in the tourism industry who suffered loss as a result of the 2010 BP Gulf Coast oil spill. Hotel owner's associations […]

  • August
    26 2012

    Although Still A Concern In Texas Report Shows National Traffic Deaths Decreasing

    According to a recent article featured by StateImpact, the Texas Department of Transportation has reported a decrease in traffic deaths of almost 15 percent since 2006. Reportedly, these numbers correlate with the national trend. According to StateImpact, 2010 was the most recent year considered in the report in which Texas saw 3,028 traffic deaths from […]

  • August
    25 2012

    Hydraulic Fracking Could Cause Lung Damage To Oil Field Workers

    According to recent reports, federal workplace watchdog groups are now warning that the recent rise in hydraulic fracking is now exposing oil field workers to dangerous air toxins which can be inhaled. This risk is in addition to the other multitude of risks which accompany a job in the oil field. Reportedly, a “Hazard Alert” […]

  • August
    23 2012

    Texas Bus Accident Attorneys

    The heavy rise in population in the state of Texas over the past two decades has caused a considerable increase in motor vehicle accidents. Due to this increase in traffic, commercial and personal vehicles must share the roads and highways constantly. Most of the larger vehicles on the road only carry one or two people. […]

  • August
    21 2012

    Fraud And The Gulf Coast Oil Spill Compensation Fund

    According to reports, in the wake of the April 2010 oil rig explosion and subsequent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, some business seized an opportunity to cash in. Florida authorities say Jean Mari Lindor filed $15 million in BP damage claims for himself and others for wages purportedly lost due to the spill’s […]