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Storm Survivors Sue FEMA Trailer Makers Over Toxic Claims

NEW ORLEANS (AP)–More than 500 hurricane survivors living in U.S. government-issued trailers and mobile homes are accusing the manufacturers of using inferior construction materials in a profit-driven rush to build them for the federal government. Thousands of Louisiana residents displaced by hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005 were exposed to dangerous levels of formaldehyde by […]

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Suit claims trailer makers exposed storm victims to formaldehyde

The suit, filed Tuesday on behalf of more than 500 trailer and mobile home occupants in Louisiana, accuses several trailer manufacturers of using inferior building materials in a profit-driven rush to build trailers for the Federal Emergency Management Agency.NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Thousands of Louisiana residents displaced by hurricanes Katrina and Rita were exposed to […]

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Offshore Firms to Settle Wage Suit

More than a dozen offshore drilling firms have agreed to pay about $75 million to settle and antitrust lawsuit that alleged fixing of offshore laborers' wages and benefits for three decades. Up to 60,000 workers or their estates could be affected. Minor details of the settlement, which was reached last April, were worked out during […]

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University General Hospital sued for alleged fraud

A lawsuit seeking $100 million has been brought against University General Hospital, alleging it defrauded its partners in an Alvin hospital project. ACHDC LLC and Palicio Gate LP brought the lawsuit against University General Hospital LP, University Hospital Systems LLP, UGHS Alvin Hospital Inc. and Skymark Development Co. The suit was filed in the 23rd State […]

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Jury awards BP workers damages in lawsuit

HOUSTON — A federal jury Friday awarded more than $100 million to 10 workers who claimed they were injured in 2007 when a toxic substance was released at BP PLC's Texas City plant. The jurors in Galveston, about 50 miles southeast of Houston, gave each contract worker $10 million in punitive damages. Nine of the […]

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BP Texas City: deja vu all over again

Just days after the U.S. Chemical Safety Board released preliminary findings of its investigation into the Deepwater Horizon accident that showed BP failed to apply lessons from earlier disasters to its offshore operations we now see it didn’t learn them onshore, either. After BP’s explosion at its Texas City refinery in 2005 that killed 15 […]

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Tony Buzbee, an attorney with flair and results, takes aim at Chevron Richmond

“There are thousands of nameless, faceless attorneys who fill the top floors of many of the office buildings in every major city in the United States — there is no one like Tony Buzbee. Buzbee is a leader in his field, and is at the top of his game.” Modesty is not Buzbee’s game. The […]

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The Buzbee Law Firm Named Highly Recommended; Buzbee named Litigation Star

In the Sixth edition (2013) of Benchmark Litigation, the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys, The Buzbee Law Firm has been named “Highly Recommended” and Tony Buzbee has been named as litigation star. The article states: The Buzbee Law Firm has emerged as a leading plaintiffs’ firm known for highly selective case selection and aggressive […]

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Buzbee Law Firm Again Donates over 1,350 Bikes to Needy

December 23, 2012   Following what has become an annual tradition, on December 22, 2012, the Buzbee Law Firm presented 1,350 bicycles and hundreds of coats and toys to children all across the Houston-Galveston area who are in need, and for children of active duty military personnel.

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Santa delivers in Friendswood

Jeff NewpherThe Friendswood JournalJanuary 3, 2013Friendswood, TX The “vacant lot” across Friendswood Drive from the Friends Church was anything but vacant on the Saturday before Christmas. As the day progressed, the lot filled with 1,350 bicycles and scores of gifts. Later in the day, kids and parents arrived and even Santa Claus. The “Santa” behind […]

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