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    • Should Florida Sell BP Shares?

      Should Florida Sell BP Shares?

      In addition to the very real possibility that oil from the BP oil spill could have a catastrophic impact on the white sand beac hes of Florida’s Gulf coast, the state is also facing an ethical…

    • Local Texas Seafood Businesses Fear the Worst from Gulf Oil Spill

      Local Texas Seafood Businesses Fear the Worst from Gulf Oil Spill

      Two weeks after the explosion and subsequent sinking of the Transocean Deepwater Horizon oil still continues to pour into the gulf at an alarming rate. The massive oil slick stretches from Louisiana…

    • 12 Missing; 7 Critically Injured After Oil Rig Explosion

      12 Missing; 7 Critically Injured After Oil Rig Explosion

      Seven workers were critically injured and another 12 are still missing following a massive oil rig explosion off the Louisiana coast last night. Most of the 126 people on board were able to escape…

    • City of Galveston Sued Over Parking Lot Fall

      City of Galveston Sued Over Parking Lot Fall

      A Galveston County woman has filed a lawsuit against the city of Galveston, Allied Waste, and Republic Waste Services of Texas for injuries suffered when she fell near the parking lot of the…

    • First Kugel Mesh Hernia Patch Trial Underway

      First Kugel Mesh Hernia Patch Trial Underway

      The first Kugel Mesh Hernia Patch lawsuit to make it to trial since the recall of the devices in 2005 is underway. The case is the first over more than 1,000 similar cases awaiting trial.
      Back 2005…

    • Homes Vacant After Ike Being Torn Down

      Homes Vacant After Ike Being Torn Down

      The city of Galveston is spending $21 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funds for a buyout program designed to clear empty and decaying homes from the streets of the city.
      It…

    • Dilantin Linked to Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

      Dilantin Linked to Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

      Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) is a rare-but-severe condition in which a person’s skin and mucous membranes have a severe reaction, usually to a medication or infection. Before evidence of the…

    • Depakote Linked to Spina Bifida

      Depakote Linked to Spina Bifida

      The FDA has recently come out with a warning for women using depakote and depakene, which are generic names for valproic acid and valproate. These drugs, which were first approved in 1978 to treat…

    • Doctor Blamed for Woman’s Fatal Intestinal Tear

      Doctor Blamed for Woman’s Fatal Intestinal Tear

      The family of a Texas City woman who died as the result of an intestinal perforation have filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the Dr. Kalyanam Subramanyam alleging that the physician failed…

    • Hurricane Ike Claims Total $12 Billion

      Hurricane Ike Claims Total $12 Billion

      According to an Insurance Council of Texas report, claims made for damages resulting from Hurricane Ike have almost reached the $12 billion mark. It has been over 16 months since Hurricane Ike…