Blog Posts in 2020

  • Is Hernia Mesh Safe?

    For some patients, surgical mesh is an effective treatment for hernias. Nevertheless, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sees an average of over 500 adverse event reports per month for this treatment option. Most of these reports did originate from hernia mesh products that have since been recalled, but surgical mesh continues to pose risks. How Hernia Mesh Works Hernias occur when ...
    Continue Reading
  • Texas Distracted Driving Laws

    According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), 1 in 5 crashes involves driver distraction. Drivers are especially likely to crash if they are using their cellphones while operating a motor vehicle. In 2017, Texas made texting and driving illegal. The Legislature took it a step further and passed a statewide ban on using a wireless communications device for electronic messaging while ...
    Continue Reading
  • Understanding Food Recalls and Outbreaks

    Everything we eat is regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) . While most products are safe for us to consume when they appear in stores and restaurants, some foods slip through the cracks. When this occurs, the USDA and FDA encourage food producers to issue voluntary recalls. Occasionally, the agencies issue recalls and warnings ...
    Continue Reading
  • What Are Some Examples of Negligent Security?

    Anyone who lives in a sizable American city knows violence can occur at practically any time and place. When you are in public, however, or residing in an apartment complex, your safety is largely in someone else’s hands. If you are harmed by a crime or violent act in a shopping mall, at a concert venue, while staying at a hotel, or even at home, your injury might be the result of negligent ...
    Continue Reading
Page 1 of 1