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November 2017 Archives

The reasons behind defective drugs and recalls

Every day, thousands of people in Texas rely on the assistance of drugs for relief from pain, help with bodily function and improved quality of life. However, there are times when drugs can have a damaging adverse effect. When pharmaceutical companies recognize the depravity of situations involving defective drugs, they are usually required to issue a mass recall. Unfortunately, there are times when this action comes too late and the health and safety of consumers has already been affected. 

In a world of medication errors, who can patients trust?

It is a widely held belief that doctors generally know best -- this mentality can extend to the pharmacy industry, as well. After all, one of the primary duties of medical professionals is to ensure wellbeing and good health for all Texans. Even with the comfort of expertise, are doctors and pharmacists as reliable as patients would like to believe?

Have you checked your Christmas list for these dangerous toys?

With Black Friday coming up and a limited number of days to shop for Christmas presents, you may have collected your children's wish lists and highlighted the toys you want to buy at the nearest Texas store or shopping mall. However, not all popular toys are safe. According to USA Today, here are some hazards that some of this years' toys may include.

Understanding loss of consortium

For a majority of those who live in The Woodlands who come to see us here at The Leigh Law Firm following the unexpected death of a loved one, the potential struggles they face by no longer having his or her financial support pale in comparison to what they have lost emotionally. Losing your spouse, parent or child deprives you of the many benefits of his or her companionship. Thus, while a wrongful death lawsuit may seek to fill a financial void, it may also help to address the emotional pain and suffering you are experiencing. 

Understanding loss of consortium

For a majority of those who live in The Woodlands who come to see us here at The Leigh Law Firm following the unexpected death of a loved one, the potential struggles they face by no longer having his or her financial support pale in comparison to what they have lost emotionally. Losing your spouse, parent or child deprives you of the many benefits of his or her companionship. Thus, while a wrongful death lawsuit may seek to fill a financial void, it may also help to address the emotional pain and suffering you are experiencing. 

Can I win exemplary damages in my car crash case?

Depending on the details of your case in Texas, it is possible to win exemplary damages in your personal injury case. As noted by section 41.003 of the Texas Civil Damages and Remedies Code, exemplary damages are the kind awarded in court to punish the defendant for bad behavior.

Can I win exemplary damages in my car crash case?

Depending on the details of your case in Texas, it is possible to win exemplary damages in your personal injury case. As noted by section 41.003 of the Texas Civil Damages and Remedies Code, exemplary damages are the kind awarded in court to punish the defendant for bad behavior.

Drowsy driving: falling asleep on safety behind the wheel

Almost every Texas adult driver would admit to driving while tired on occasion. Being a little sleepy while behind the wheel may be normal for most adults, but there are times when a driver is more than a little sleepy, but is actually too tired to drive safely. Drowsy driving is a significant, if not largely underestimated, threat to the well-being of all motorists. 

Drowsy driving: falling asleep on safety behind the wheel

Almost every Texas adult driver would admit to driving while tired on occasion. Being a little sleepy while behind the wheel may be normal for most adults, but there are times when a driver is more than a little sleepy, but is actually too tired to drive safely. Drowsy driving is a significant, if not largely underestimated, threat to the well-being of all motorists.