• Fracking Accidents Pose Dangers to Texas Residents

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 31-Jul-2015

    Drilling for oil and gas is nothing new in Texas, but as drilling rigs creep closer to populated areas, communities are growing anxious about the consequences of hydraulic fracturing. Also known as fracking, this technology is carried out in many U.S. states and is widely reported to be the cause of diminished air quality, poisoned […]Dashboard displays have brought about a new wave of concern among safety experts, who liken the high-tech displays to smartphones. According to The New York Times, automakers are more than willing to accommodate consumers’ appetites for flashy dashboard displays, but a former California lawmaker says they’re dangerous. Joe Simitian, the lawmaker who spearheaded California’s campaign […]The LGBT community and its advocates have many reasons to celebrate, and marriage isn’t the only one. With the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage across the nation comes a slew of new legal implications and benefits previously withheld from LGBT couples. Now, for example, same-sex couples can adopt children regardless of where they […]In 1974, the United States government warned consumers of a dangerous substance, silica. Forty-one years later, silica still threatens the lives of many American construction workers. When crushed, crystalline silica turns to small, shard-like particles. When workers inhale silica dust, they develop a medical condition called silicosis (lung fibrosis). In short, silicosis occurs when the […]The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is the nation’s top auto-safety regulator, but it may have serious problems collecting information about potential automobile defects. According to The Wall Street Journal, NHTSA procedure failed to identify the General Motors Co. faulty ignition switches. This defect may be responsible for more than 100 fatalities. A recent […]