A new bill (House Bill 409) has been proposed by Rep. Chris Turner which would require all Texas bars and restaurants that receive more than 50% of their revenue from alcohol sales to obtain liquor liability insurance. This type of insurance covers the bar’s portion of liability for those injured by someone who was negligently overserved alcohol by bar employees.
"There are 90,000 vulnerable people in nursing homes in Texas, and they all deserve to live in facilities that provide quality care. There's no legitimate excuse for the Legislature not to take action right now to protect nursing home residents."
Finding a high-quality nursing home isn't easy. In Texas, families have an especially difficult search. Over the past two years, multiple non-profit organizations have ranked the Lonestar state the worst nursing home state in the country.
Amidst protests for higher minimum wages, the Obama Administration is preparing an executive order that could mean boosts in income for millions of white collar salaried workers by removing some restrictions in the current laws concerning overtime.
Proposed legislative changes backed by the insurance lobby should be on the radar of adjusters, attorneys and those that have suffered injuries of any form, whether it’s medical malpractice, premises liability, home break-ins or automobile accidents. One such bill is currently making its way through the Texas Legislature thanks to Senator Larry Taylor.
The insurance industry in Texas (and really the entire country) is always looking for ways to make the maximum amount of profits. Unfortunately, this tends to comes at the expense of consumers.Proposed legislative changes backed by the insurance lobby should be on the radar of adjusters, attorneys and those that have suffered injuries of any form, whether it’s medical malpractice, premises liability, home break-ins or automobile accidents. One su...
In 2012, questions arose regarding the safety of a guardrail made by Trinity Industries, one of the most prominent makers of guardrails. It turns out that they had been making minor changes to one of their models, the ET-Plus, without getting them recertified. They were found to have committed fraud by not telling NHTSA about the changes, which were cost cutting in nature.
So, starting next year, all guardrail makers need to recertify their products even for the most minor of changes. The manufacturers also have to disclose if they have financial interests that are shared with a crash testing lab.
In the wake of the Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia that, according to public officials, resulted in the deaths of at least seven people and injured more than 200, lawsuits seem all but certain to be filed.
But attorneys who spoke to The Legal on Wednesday said that until federal investigations are complete, the direction of the litigation will remain unclear.
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