Many parents entrust their children to day care facilities in Texas so the parents can work outside their homes. Obviously, parents have the right to reasonably assume that their children will be kept safe while in the care of professional day care providers. They also expect that all state and federal laws and regulations governing such care will be followed during the course of each day's activities. This was not the case for one set of parents, causing them to pursue a wrongful death claim after a tragedy occurred.
There is still a debate about whether using electronic cigarettes is more of a healthy way to smoke. However, according to the United States Food and Drug Administration, products such as vape pens are not much different from traditional tobacco products. The FDA recently made it simpler for people in Texas and other states to report issues with any vape product, including a defective product that uses smokeless tobacco, cigars, cigarettes and hookahs.
Hospitals in Texas and elsewhere operate under certain protocols and accepted standards of care in order to provide the best treatment possible in the safest fashion for patients. When substandard care causes injuries or illness, families suffer long-lasting negative impact. Such was the case for one couple whose infant died due to medical malpractice in another state.
Repeat drunk driving offenders are menaces to all who travel Texas roadways. All too often, after choosing to get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle after imbibing alcohol, an intoxicated driver causes a fatal accident, or one that causes serious injuries or property damage. A recent incident involved a man who has apparently been arrested for such offenses on many occasions, leading to the court's recent decision to send him to prison for the rest of his life.
Texas families welcoming new babies into the world often do so under joyful and exciting circumstances. However, when a birth injury occurs, a family's happiness quickly turns to sorrow. Such injuries are often serious, causing permanent disability and the need for life-long medical care and living assistance.