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The Dangers of e-Cigarettes

April 7, 2016

A recent article out of the Times Record News highlights the dangers of smoking e-cigarettes, and that the Wichita Falls- Wichita County Public Health District wants residents to be aware of emerging research regarding the connection between a common chemical used in e-liquid for vaping and e-cigarettes and an incurable disease known as “Popcorn Lung.”…

$502 Million Verdict in DePuy Hip Implant Case

March 31, 2016

A jury in Texas recently awarded a $502 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a case involving their defective DePuy Pinnacle hip implant device. This news came after 37 days of testimony from both sides and input from expert witnesses. An article out of The Expert Institute reported on the recent jury decision. This…

Deadly Truck Crash on Highway 287

March 23, 2016

On Sunday night, a fatal crash involving an 18-wheeler happened on Highway 287 in Wichita Falls. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened sometime before 8:45 p.m. in front of the Harrold Truck Stop. The large 18-wheeler was reportedly facing south, and heading left across the northbound lane into the truck stop, when…

Technology For Teen Driver Safety

March 10, 2016

With warmer weather on the way and the school year coming to an end, we can expect to see more teen drivers on Texoma roadways. This also means, we can expect to see more crashes involving teen drivers. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens and young people in the U.S.…

Concussions, Football And The Courthouse

February 25, 2016

The American Association for Justice recently released an important report about concussion research and the case for laws protecting youth, amateur and professional athletes. For years, what we’ve thought about concussions and brain injuries has been widely misunderstood. Everybody’s afraid of the ‘big hit,’ and with good reason. Severe concussions are frightening for victims and…

Where’s a Lawyer When You Need One?

February 17, 2016

A Texas Monthly article goes in depth on why it’s more difficult than ever to get a lawyer in Texas. While you might have been led to believe that tort reform has paved the way for a fairer legal system, a system where so-called frivolous lawsuits are no longer a drain on the economy, you…

Semi Truck Spills Cargo in Wichita Falls

February 11, 2016

Last week, a tractor trailer lost its cargo on Central Freeway in Wichita Falls. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened near Maurine Street sometime around 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday. For currently unknown reasons, something fell off of the commercial semi truck. The vehicle behind the truck ran over the lost cargo and…

Super Bowl Sunday Safety

February 4, 2016

The Super Bowl is the nation’s most watched sporting event of the year. Whether you’re turning out for your favorite team or just watching for the commercials, make sure you have a game plan to get home safely. Planning for a sober ride home ahead of time is the best way to ensure you have…

Doughnut Distraction Crash in OKC

January 21, 2016

Earlier this week, a man in Oklahoma City crashed into a truck in an apparent doughnut-distraction related incident. According to KFOR News Channel Four, the collision happened overnight in Oklahoma City just as a man was pulling out of the Dunkin’ Donuts parking lot near northwest 39th and Meridian. As he was pulling into the…

Class-Action Lawsuit Against USAA

January 13, 2016

USAA is in hot water over allegations of unethical ‘cost containment schemes’ to avoid paying out on insurance claims. USAA is being accused of delaying, denying or reducing medical payouts to faithful policyholders who have been injured in auto accidents. According to San Antonio Express News, the company has been defending similar allegations for over…