Month: August 2017

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  • August
    31 2017

    18-Wheeler Accident Lawsuits: Typical Defense Tactics

    Following an 18-wheeler accident, victims may have a claim against the party (or parties) whose negligence contributed to the wreck. When they do have a truck accident claim, it will be up to victims to prove the nature and impacts of the involved negligence. In other words, the burden of proof in truck wreck cases […]

  • August
    30 2017

    MemoryGel Breast Implants: Alleged Leaks & Dangers Spark Lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson (J&J)

    Silicone MemoryGel breast implants are at the center of new litigation against Mentor Worldwide, LLC (Mentor), a division of J&J. These implants can allegedly leak, causing a range of painful, debilitating health complications. According to the plaintiffs in the MemoryGel breast implant lawsuits filed to date, Mentor: Failed to conduct the necessary safety tests for […]

  • August
    29 2017

    New Study Focuses on Managing Challenging Behavior in Preschool Children Post-Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

    TBI symptoms can be debilitating and difficult for patients of any age. When the patients are preschool-aged children whose brains, behaviors and skills are skill developing, the challenges can be particularly difficult – not just for the children with TBIs but also for their parents. Looking to help parents who are facing these challenges, an […]

  • August
    28 2017

    Are Big Rigs Going to Get Even Bigger?

    Commercial trucks like big rigs and semis can weigh up to 80,000 pounds (lbs.) when fully loaded, according to current federal trucking regulations.1 Some in the trucking industry, however, are now pushing to increase this maximum weight limit, urging Congress to raise it to 91,000 lbs. Supporters of this weight limit increase have highlighted some […]

  • August
    25 2017

    New Texas Law On Texting and Driving: What You Need to Know

    On September 1, 2017, a new ban on texting while driving takes effect in Texas.1 This makes Texas among the 48 U.S. states that prohibit texting or sending messages while driving.2 The texting and driving ban in Texas has been one response to the devastating impacts of distracted driving. In fact, in 2016 alone, Texas […]