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Retired NFL Lineman Is Latest To Sue Over Concussions

Former Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Michael Myers on Tuesday slapped the NFL with a lawsuit in a Texas federal court over the league's alleged failure to warn players about the risks associated with returning to the field too quickly after suffering a concussion. Myers, who retired in 2007 after playing 10 years in the NFL, […]

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Houston woman sues man for $25 million for 2010 assault

A 29-year-old woman has filed a $25 million civil lawsuit against a Sugar Land man who she says forced her into a trash bin and attempted to set it ablaze two years ago, according to court records. Amber Colette Rose, 29, of Houston, continues to suffer emotional distress from the Nov. 1, 2010, assault by […]

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Mother claims child died due to BP refinery pollution

Today, the Buzbee Law Firm announced the filing of a lawsuit on behalf of the estate of baby Julius Provost.  The suit claims that excess pollution from BP's refinery in Texas City, Texas, contributed to the infant child's death. The lawsuit, which seeks $10 billion  in punitive damages, is one of thousands being filed in Texas over excess pollution from […]

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Buzbee Law Firm Obtains 7th Largest Verdict in Texas 2009

Verdict Search recently announced its Top Texas Verdicts of 2009.  The Buzbee Law Firm registered the 7th highest verdict of the year, with its $100 million dollar verdict against BP.   Verdict Search July 8, 2010

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Refinery worker struck by crane load sues BP

A laborer claims a crane hit him last month while he was working at the BP Texas City refinery, recent court documents say. Cuahtemoc Rodriguez's lawsuit accuses BP Products North America Inc. and Maxim Crane Works LP of failing to take precautions with the crane. The suit was filed April 12 in Galveston County Court […]

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BP Ordered to pay in Chemical Case

HOUSTON (Reuters) – A federal jury in Texas on Friday ordered BP to pay $100 million (62 million pounds) to 10 workers who were sickened by a 2007 chemical release at its Texas City refinery. BP spokesman Ronnie Chappell said the company was "shocked and outraged" by the verdict and would appeal. "We believe the […]

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Filing: Valero boiler had history of problems

TEXAS CITY — A boiler that exploded Friday night killing one person and injuring two others at Valero’s Texas City refinery had a history of problems, according to a court filing made on behalf of one of the injured workers. Valero electrical technician Tommy Manis was killed when the concussion from the pressure blast slammed […]

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School district seeks to quash depositions

A Galveston County judge said she would decide early next week whether to allow a law firm to question school officials in the death of a student-athlete who collapsed on a basketball court in January. Probate Judge Gladys Burwell heard arguments Friday from Sean O’Rourke of the Buzbee Law Firm, which is investigating the death of […]

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CSB member sees BP Texas plant safety improving

Managers at BP Plc's refinery in Texas City, Texas, are headed in the right direction to improve safety at the plant, where a 2005 explosion killed 15 workers and injured 180, a member of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board said at an industry conference this week. William Wark said he was speaking for himself, and […]

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Woman Sues Over Bug Bomb Blast

A woman injured in an apartment explosion caused by a proliferation of bug foggers is suing the owners of the apartment complex. Myra Miles-Brown suffered back injuries and hearing loss in the Feb. 3 blast, which was caused by what police said were too many of the devices commonly known as bug bombs going off […]

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