Multiple plaintiffs are seeking compensation in a lawsuit arising out of a fire that occurred recently in an 11-story high-rise apartment building located in the city of Castle Hills. The fire, which gutted the third floor of the Wedgewood Senior Living apartments, resulted in at least five deaths, dozens of injuries, and the loss of their homes for all of the surviving residents.
Trust is something that most people give based on experience. Like honor, it cannot be purchased or bestowed, but it must be earned. This is particularly so if we are placed in positions where we must count on others for the physical well-being and welfare of ourselves or of our loved ones.
Texas has a well-developed body of law addressing the potential liability of manufacturers, distributors and sellers of products in the state when those products contain defects in their design or manufacture that make them unreasonably dangerous to users. Manufacturers in particular can be held accountable for the harm that their products may cause, and in some cases they can even be held strictly liable for the harm.
You've saved for months to take your dream cruise. You leave a port in Texas and the first couple of days on-board is wonderful. But then the unexpected happens and you wake up one morning feeling ill and wonder if you are seasick or over-imbibed the night before. But hours later there is no improvement. In fact, you feel even worse.