Blog Posts in 2018

  • MyoWhey Supplement Recalled for Undeclared Allergens

    Purus Labs Recalls MyoWhey Due to Presence of Undeclared Soy and Dairy On September 20, 2018, Purus Labs, Inc. (based in Plano) issued an alert and official recall of its product, MyoWhey Chocolate Cookie Crunch. After an inspection by the Texas Department of State Health Services, it was discovered that the product contained traces of milk and soy. The product labeling did not contain mention of ...
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  • Motorcycle Handlebar Accessory Recalled

    Woodcraft Clip-on Adapters Recalled Due to Crash Hazard On September 21, 2018, Woodcraft Technologies, Inc. issued a recall of its clip-on motorcycle handlebar adapters, citing cracking and breaking of the adapter plate as a crash hazard. While no injuries have been reported, there have been multiple reports of crashes and accidents resulting from adapter plate failure, and the makers of the ...
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  • Dallas Pays $615,000 to Police Brutality Victim

    Jon McDonald’s Police Brutality Lawsuit Against the City of Dallas On Wednesday, August 22, 2018, the Dallas City Council voted to settle Jon McDonald’s police brutality lawsuit against the city for $615,000. This verdict comes more than 4 years after McDonald was pitilessly beaten by law enforcement, despite his disability. In August 2014, McDonald and his girlfriend were staying in a hotel off ...
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  • Ford Recalls 550,000+ Vehicles with Gearshift Malfunctions

    Ford Issues Recall of Hundreds of Thousands of Escape & Fusion Vehicles, Citing Rollaway Risk If you drive a 2013 – 2016 Fusion or a 2013 – 2014 Escape , you may have a dangerous gearshift problem on your hands. Ford has recently recalled these vehicles because of an error with a bushing intended to keep the car’s shifter cable in place. This can cause you to believe your vehicle is in park when ...
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  • What to Do When a Defective Car Part Causes an Accident

    Common Defects that Cause Car Accidents You’re probably aware of the specific human behaviors which tend to cause car accidents, such as: Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (or both) Failure to adhere to traffic rules, signs, and lights Putting on makeup while driving Road rage and aggressive driving Texting while driving Talking on the phone while driving Driving in the wrong ...
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  • Injured due to Faulty Construction? Let MR Civil Justice Help!

    Late last month, our clients—Brandon and Christina Roy—experienced an unpleasant wake up as their apartment’s ceiling completely collapsed. Hundreds of pounds of plaster-covered sheetrock and insulation plummeted in the early morning. Fortunately, no one was harmed when the collapse occurred after Brandon alerted his wife, Christina, upstairs after hearing the first crack. “Had it not been for ...
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  • What to Do When Injured While Lane Splitting

    Can I Sue if I’m Hurt by Another Driver While Splitting Lanes on a Motorcycle? Perhaps you’ve been injured by another motorist while on your motorcycle but aren’t sure whether you can take legal action against the person who hurt you. Maybe you were lane splitting when you were hurt and are worried that this will prevent you from filing a successful personal injury claim. However, you should not ...
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  • How to Steer Clear of Roadway Hazards While Riding

    Motorcyclists Must Take Greater Precautions Motorcyclists are already at a disadvantage when it comes to roadway safety. If you’re in a collision or an accident while out for a ride, you don’t have the protections other motorists do, such as external protection, seatbelts, etc. However, you can prevent most motorcycle accidents by being aware of common causes, such as those involving poor roadway ...
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  • What Is the Best Way for Small Business to Handle Legal Disputes?

    Mediation Is a Positive Option for Small Business Owners If you are a business owner with a legal dispute, you are probably searching for a way to resolve it without going bankrupt . Mediation can be a great solution when you butt heads with another business. It is more affordable than taking your case to court and generally far less time-consuming, both of which make a huge difference for small ...
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  • Can I File a Personal Injury Lawsuit on Behalf of My Child?

    Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit on Your Child's Behalf As a parent, you are legally able to file a personal injury lawsuit for your injured child. Legal guardians also have this right. Parents and legal guardians are able to negotiate and speak for their child in legal matters If injured through a negligent or irresponsible third party, children under the age of 18 have the right to receive ...
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  • What to Do When Your Insurance Company Denies Your Car Accident Claim

    Disclaimer: There may be a legitimate reason your insurance company denied your car accident-related claim. However, insurance companies have been known to deny claims as a means of unlawfully withholding necessary funds from policyholders. This can take a variety of forms, including: Refusing to pay a legitimate claim Delaying payment on a legitimate claim Refusing to take necessary measures to ...
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  • Car Accidents & Bad Faith Insurance Claims

    What to Do When Your Insurance Company is Slow or Unreasonable An insurance company may be acting in “bad faith” when it does not fulfill its obligation to provide coverage when merited, necessary, and required by the terms outlined in a policy agreement. Insurance companies also act in bad faith when they take a long time to get back to claimants and policyholders or stick insured persons with a ...
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  • What Should I Do After Being Involved in a Hit and Run?

    Call (214) 307-8387 Immediately if You Have Been Injured in a Hit and Run Accident. One of the best things you can do for yourself in the immediate aftermath of a hit and run accident is to secure qualified legal representation. As soon as you reach out to our team at MR Civil Justice, we go to work and begin investigating your case, helping you assess your damages, and doing everything necessary ...
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  • How Can I Prove the Driver Who Hit Me Was Distracted?

    Common Examples of Distracted Driving Distracted driving causes innumerable car accidents every year, injuring and killing many people as a result. Being hit by a distracted driver can cause very expensive and personally costly harm, including everything from medical bills to permanent disability and mental anguish. Distracted driving takes many forms, including: Texting while driving Reading ...
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  • How Much Can I Sue for in a Motorcycle Accident Case?

    Call (214) 307-8387 to Talk to a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer About Your Case. When filing a personal injury suit, the goal is not to squeeze as much cash as you can out of the person who harmed you. The goal is recover as much as you need to make a full, complete recovery without having to absorb the financial cost of someone else’s negligence—and we are here to help you make that happen. However, ...
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