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ITC’s Liability After Massive Fire at Deer Park Facility

Sunday morning Deer Park police started getting calls for an explosion and fire at Intercontinental Terminals Company’s (ITC) chemical processing facility. Plumes of black smoke billowed from the facility, but police were not able to identify the location of the fire immediately. A chemical tank was the source of the flames but the extent of…
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You can still suffer injuries in a low-speed collision

Most of the time, car accidents that make the news involve death or significant injuries. Take the recent case of an eight-year-old girl who suffered severe injuries due to a head-on collision that authorities attributed to distracted driving. Plenty of car accidents occur every day around Texas, but thankfully most of them are not as extreme. They typically involve…
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Steps to take after a motorcycle accident

Motorcycle accidents are extremely dangerous. The rider does not have as much protection as a motorist, but many riders do manage to walk away from these incidents with minimal injuries. Take the recent case of a Texas man who collided with an SUV and walked away with only a few scratches. No matter how you feel directly…
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Protecting your child from heavy furniture and appliances

A few weeks ago, a young girl died when a wall mirror at a Payless ShoeSource store fell on top of her. This tragic incident illustrated the dangers of heavy objects insecurely mounted on walls or within the reach of young children, where they may fall on top of them. It is crucial for you and other Texas…
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Hidden injuries you should watch for after a car accident

As a Houston resident, you are no stranger to car accident reports. You may also see your share of them as you travel back and forth between school, home and work. As often as you see victims carrying on with their lives like their accidents never happened, there is always the possibility of them having…
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Roof collapses can cause unexpected damages

When Texans think about injuries and negligence, roof collapses are likely not the first cause they think of. Rather, they may often imagine, read or hear on the news about car and truck accidents, which certainly do cause many injuries and even fatalities. However, structural problems due to lack of maintenance, defective construction, incompetent repair work…
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4 most common types of workplace injuries

When a person suffers an injury as a result of another’s negligence, immediate action is necessary. The state of Texas has a statute of limitation of two years on personal injury cases. While personal injury cases can come about as a result of car accidents and dog bites, many occur every year at people’s places of work. People should…
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Truck driver fatigue contributes to highway fatalities

Most truck drivers are good at their jobs and operate their vehicles responsibly. However, almost 4,000 people die as the result of large truck accidents each year, and the primary cause is driver fatigue. In an ongoing effort to improve highway safety, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulates the number of hours truck…
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