Man Injured by Talc Company Awarded $18 Million by California Jury

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After winning an $18 million verdict in an asbestos talc case, the Plaintiff reached a settlement with cosmetic talc supplier Whittaker Clark & Daniels. It has been speculated that the Defendant settled in order to avoid facing the potential of even greater damages from a California state jury. The Plaintiff that brought the lawsuit was […]

NTSB Investigates California Bus Crash that Left 13 Dead and 31 Injured

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In the early morning hours of Sunday, October 23, 2016, a maintenance crew had slowed down traffic on a California highway through the night, and the work had gone on for hours without problems. Then a tour bus returning to Los Angeles from a casino trip slammed into the back of a semi-truck. Passengers who […]

INJURIES AND RELAPSE

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A very large part of what we do at the Pinkerton Law Firm is helping people recover from their injuries. What a lot of people don’t realize is this: just because you’ve finished your treatment and feel 100% better, doesn’t mean you actually are. Take for instance many NFLers. They have surgery late in the […]

Houston DWI Claims Another Life

Houston DWI Claims Another Life

Tragedy struck again one week when a woman was struck and ultimately died at the hands of a drunk, speeding driver in northwest Harris County. According to police, Ilyana Cuadra was preparing to turn left onto West Road from the 10100 block of Veterans Memorial Drive just after midnight on September 22, 2016 when Santos […]

A “Healthy” Choice with Deadly Consequences

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Earlier this year, 22-year old Johnnie Flores suffered a severe injury she will not soon forget. On June 29, Ms. Flores looked down and saw sparks flying out of her pocket. As she reached into her pocket, she felt an explosion and fire in her hand and on her leg. She was rushed to the […]

The Houston Bike Plan: A hopeful solution to a deadly problem

The Houston Bike Plan: A hopeful Solution to a Deadly Problem

According to data from the Houston Police Department nearly 1,700 cyclists have been hit by cars on Houston streets since 2013. Twenty-three bicyclists have died, seven of whom were killed by hit-and-run drivers. There are many tragic examples of people who met their tragic end while using their bicycle as transportation: Miguel Marcial, 17-year-old immigrant […]

Houston Automobile Accident Attorney

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According to the Texas Department of Transportation, the fall months are among the most dangerous times to traverse Texas roadways. Saturday, September 26, 2015 was the deadliest day in 2015 with twenty-two (22) persons killed in traffic crashes. Whether attributable to the return of football, tailgating, or some other phenomenon, September and October are months […]

Houston Pedestrian Accident Attorney

Pedestrian Accident

Houston Pedestrian Accident Attorney While pedestrian mobility around Houston seems to be improving, with that walkability comes an increased risk of an incident with one of the millions of motor vehicles traversing Houston’s roadways. Just this week, on August 30, 2016, a pedestrian died when a pickup hit her along the 610 Loop in north […]