When a loved one dies due to the misconduct or negligence of another person, it is considered a “wrongful death” under the law. There are specific statutes and laws that define wrongful death and what recovery can be made.
Doctors and other health care providers must follow certain standards of care when treating patients. While a simple mistake is not enough to constitute negligence, a death or serious injury caused by the failure to meet the minimum standard of care or failure to diagnose an easily detectable illness may be malpractice.
The purpose of the Jones Act was to provide medical and financial benefits to injured seamen. If you have been working on a boat, barge, ship, fishing boat, cruise ship, charter boat, casino ship, another type of vessel, or an offshore drilling rig, you are more than likely covered under the Jones Act.
There are many types of jobs in the industrial setting where employees and workers are at a higher risk for on-the-job injuries. Some of these jobs include work in oil fields, railways, construction, and refinery work. Every year, thousands of industrial workers sustain life-changing on-the-job injuries.
It is becoming all too common to see clients who have become ill, disabled, or even died from exposure to toxic chemicals used in industrial workplaces. Jose Orihuela believes in aggressively pursuing his clients' claims against those whose bottom line is the mighty dollar.
There are many reasons why 18-wheelers/tractor-trailers pose such great danger to people on the roadway. Here is just a sample of the issues that are commonly the cause of truck/18wheeler/tractor-trailer accidents.
Tens of thousands of peoples are seriously injured or killed car accidents. You can ask anyone that’s ever been injured in an accident of just how difficult getting paid for your injuries really is without an attorney in League City.