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Texas ranks dead last in terms of nursing home care, and lawmakers have finally lost their patience. On September 1st, 2017, a new law officially takes effect in Texas which targets nursing homes repeatedly cited for serious violations, and makes it much more-difficult for them to avoid regulatory fines.
The 85th Texas Legislature has finally concluded, and there are 1,252 new Texas laws on the books. While many of these new laws will affect only a few Texans, some of them will have a big impact on many. We wanted to give our readers a peek at some of these new laws, while explaining (in layman’s terms) what exactly they mean.
FORT WORTH, TX — The family of two young brothers electrocuted by a downed Oncor power line in a Fort Worth park have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the electric utility company. On March 29th, 2017, while exploring a heavily wooded section of Fort Worth’s Oakland Lake Park the day after a storm, Alex Lopez, 12, was electrocuted when he came into contact with an energized power line.
Congratulations to attorney Jeff Rasansky for being named to 2018’s list of The Best Lawyers in America! Dallas personal injury attorney Jeff Rasansky has officially been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 24th edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in plaintiff’s personal injury litigation.
Power lines running over lakes and waterways can be extremely dangerous to boaters. Following the tragic accident on Saturday where three boy scouts were electrocuted after their sailboat came in contact with overhead power lines, many are asking how such an accident was allowed to occur in the first place.
WARNING TO ALL TEXAS PROPERTY-OWNERS AFFECTED BY HURRICANE HARVEY: Submit your storm-related property damage claims before the law changes on September 1, 2017. House Bill 1774, which was backed by the insurance industry and passed by the 85th Texas Legislature last month, goes into effect at 12:01 AM, Friday, September 1, 2017.
MARION COUNTY, TX (08/05/2017) — Two teenage boys were killed, and another was seriously injured, after their sailboat’s mast struck a power line over Lake O’ The Pines in east Texas on Saturday. A candlelight vigil held on Sunday, August 6th, 2017. (Les Hassell/News-Journal Photo) According to reports, the accident occurred as two Eagle Scouts were mentoring an 11-year-old ...
Electrocution accidents & electric shock injuries. Electric shock injuries can be extremely painful and can cause lifelong injuries. Call us today at 1-877-405-4313 for a free consultation, and let us explain the options available to you and your family moving forward. Electrocution Lawyer in Dallas Texas Electrocution can be defined as conduction of electrical current th ...
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