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BP Seeks to Block Expert Testimony in Deepwater Horizon Trial

According to an AP report, BP and other companies involved have filed numerous motions to block the testimony of two expert witnesses in the trial over Deepwater Horizon explosion of April…

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Behind the Minnesota Bridge Collapse Settlement

A settlement has been reached in the lawsuit brought by the victims of the tragic Minnesota bridge collapse that claimed thirteen lives in 2007.
The $52.4 million settlement came as the judge was…

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Lawsuit Claims that Hospital Lost Portion of Patient’s Skull

A lawsuit has been filed in the Galveston County District Court that claims physicians treating a man at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston lost a portion of the man’s…

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One Dead, Another Injured After Chemical Leak at NE Texas Gas Plant

Federal authorities are investigating to determine exactly what happened at natural gas processing plant in northeast Texas that left one worker dead and another severely injured.
The fatal…

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Houston Company Hit with $1.5 Million in Proposed Fines from OSHA after Fatal Accident

Today the Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced that they are proposing almost $1.5 million in fines for Houston-based CES Environmental Services Inc., after an explosion left a…

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Mover Sues Former Employer Over Neck Injury

A former employee of Burris Transfer and Storage Co. has filed a lawsuit against his former employer, claiming that he severely injured his neck while working for the company. Gary Crissman claims…

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Fatal Houston Crane Accident Raises Concern Over Lax Regulations

As many will already know a massive crane collapse on Friday
left four workers dead. Yet another to add to the growing list of fatal crane
accidents that have occurred over the last several…

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Rice University Wall Collapse Claims One Life and Injures Seven Others

As anyone who lives or works in the Houston area probably already knows, the area was hit with powerful thunderstorms yesterday afternoon. The
evidence of high wind and torrential downpour were…

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Another Accident at New Cowboys Stadium Kills One Worker

The second major accident in less than a week at the site
the new Dallas Cowboys stadium took the life of one worker over the weekend. The worker
died Saturday when he inadvertently touched a…

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Another Crane Accident Injures 3 Workers At New Cowboys Stadium

A crane accident at the new Dallas Cowboys stadium Thursday left
tree men injured after they were force to jump from a crane cab to avoid
equipment and cables falling from another crane. One…