• Daniel D. Horowitz, III Selected as Super Lawyer

    Posted By The Law Office of DDH || 31-Oct-2017

    Daniel D. Horowitz, III has been selected to the 2017 Texas Super Lawyers list. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers to receive this honor. In addition, Mr. Horowitz has been named to Houston’s Top 100 for the second year in a row. He has been selected as […]

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  • Don’t Let Insurance Companies Fool You

    Posted By The Law Office of DDH || 14-Sep-2017

    While the rain has stopped and we are trying to rebuild, many of our clients, friends, and family are still out of their homes and businesses, and will be for a while. Below is some information about the insurance claims process for various types of coverage. If you have questions about your claim, don’t hesitate […]

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  • Don’t Die at Work

    Posted By The Law Office of DDH || 18-Aug-2017

    Texas Ranks in Top 5 Deadliest States to Work Maybe you know someone who is looking to move to Texas this summer, whether they’ve just graduated or are changing careers. Encourage them to look into the workplace safety initiatives at any company they’re interviewing with. A new report released by Zippia ranks Texas in the […]

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  • It Can Wait!

    Posted By The Law Office of DDH || 20-Jul-2017

    On Tuesday, May 6, 2017, Governor Greg Abbott signed into law a measure (HB 62) that bans texting while driving across the entire state of Texas. This is the second time the bill has passed through the state legislature, but the first time being signed into law. While Texas has not previously implemented a state-wide […]

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  • New Takata Airbag Death Reported in Texas

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 12-Apr-2016

    Last month, a 17-year-old driver of a recalled 2002 Honda Civic was killed after a Takata airbag ruptured during a rear-end collision in Fort Bend County, Texas. According to U.S. regulators, this accident marks the tenth fatality linked to an airbag defect that has prompted a worldwide recall of millions of vehicles. Nine of these […]

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  • New Federal Safety Rules Could Mean Less Road Time for Truckers

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 05-Apr-2016

    In spite of FMCSA regulations, many truck drivers resort to deceptive tactics in order to clock hours of illegal overtime or hide violations of rules means to reduce their risk of getting into an accident. Because most drivers log their hours on paper, it is not difficult to conceal extra time on the road by […]

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  • Gas Line Explosions Lead to New Safety Proposal

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 22-Mar-2016

    United States officials are taking action to strengthen safety regulations governing a 300,000-mile network of natural gas pipelines after a number of explosive accidents, including a San Bruno, California explosion that injured 50 people and killed eight more six years ago. The proposal by the Department of Transportation would expand inspection and repair rules to […]

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  • Leaking Gas Lines Remain in Mid-Texas Despite Explosions

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 03-Mar-2016

    Last month, a gas explosion occurred in a home located in Dallas. Since the incident, surrounding residents have been wondering what actually caused the explosion and what other dangers may remain in the area. For about ten years, a news station in Texas, WFAA, has performed numerous investigations on gas lines, which have failed due […]

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  • Saab and Saturn Models are Recalled Due to Defective Airbag Inflators

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 23-Feb-2016

    Recently, General Motors has recalled roughly 200,000 Saab and Saturn models throughout North America due to defective airbag inflators. These products, Takata air bag inflators, are to be replaced. To help you decide whether you should take action, we have listed the recalled models below: Saab 9-3 automobiles from the 2003-2011 models Saab 9-5 cars […]

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  • Faulty Air Bags Behind Mercedes-Benz Recall

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 04-Feb-2016

    Mercedes-Benz is the latest in a list of auto manufacturers recalling vehicles over airbag malfunctions. According to a report posted by the company on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website, the automaker has recalled 126,000 vehicles in the U.S. over a defect in the airbag control unit. The malfunction either causes the airbags […]

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  • Study Warns Against Long-Term Use of Acid Reflux Drugs

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC ||

    Heartburn, or acid reflux, is a common problem among Americans, with approximately one-third of people experiencing it at least once a month and 10 percent experiencing it nearly every day. For stubborn recurring heartburn, doctors popularly prescribe a class of drugs known as proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs, to alleviate the discomfort. However, these drugs […]

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  • Number of Auto Recalls Expected to Rise in Future

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 01-Feb-2016

    Auto recalls are expected to increase in frequency in the future as a result of increased scrutiny by federal regulators. According to a 2015 report, small recalls were up 42 percent from 2013. The report also found that nearly 90 percent of recalls in 2014 were initiated by car manufacturers. The authors of this study […]

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  • Most Devices Distract Drivers Up to 27 Seconds

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 28-Jan-2016

    Most people are aware that talking on a cell phone while driving is unsafe, but did you know that car infotainment systems can be just as distracting? In a study conducted by University of Utah researchers for the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, it can take up to 27 seconds to regain full attention after […]

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  • Pasadena Chemical Plant Explosion is Latest in String of Houston Accidents

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 21-Jan-2016

    A deadly explosion at a Pasadena chemical plant last week is just one of at least ten other tragedies that have occurred since the DuPont chemical explosion 14 months ago in La Porte. The explosion occurred early in the afternoon at the PeroxyChem plant, and is believed to have been caused by an over-pressurized tank […]

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  • Texas Woman Killed in Head-On Collision with 18-Wheeler

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 15-Jan-2016

    A 43-year-old Mexia woman was tragically killed last Friday night in a head-on collision with an 18-wheeler driven by a state prison inmate. The accident occurred on Highway 7 at County Road 181, east of Marlin, at approximately 5:10 p.m. The woman was travelling eastbound in a 2015 Nissan Versa when she was struck by […]

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  • Northeast Ohio House Explosion Kills Family of 4

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 14-Jan-2016

    An explosion at a home in northeast Ohio has led to the tragic loss of a family of four. The bodies of a couple and their two daughters were found on the first floor of the Northfield Center Township home, approximately 20 miles south of downtown Cleveland. Investigators from the fire marshal’s office are working […]

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  • Gas Main Leak Causes House Explosion in Oklahoma City

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 08-Jan-2016

    Last week, a house explosion in Oklahoma City injured three people and resulted in damage to at least 50 homes. Approximately two dozen people had to be evacuated from the scene, with two suffering from smoke inhalation injuries and one man suffering from first- and second-degree burns. A preliminary report conducted by Oklahoma Natural Gas, […]

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  • Home Depot Caught Selling Recalled Products

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 02-Dec-2015

    On Wednesday, November 18, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reported that Home Depot is guilty of selling more than 24 types of items after they were subject to recalls. Reports state that nearly 2,300 products were sold. Of these products, roughly 1,300 were purchased by consumers, while the remaining were bought by […]

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  • How Oilfield Truck Accidents Are a Bigger Problem Than You Think

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC ||

    Automobile accidents are a leading cause of injury and death in the United States. Additionally, auto accidents are one of the top causes of oilfield fatalities, research shows. While a small percentage of traffic collisions are the result of unforeseen or unavoidable situations, most are caused by one overarching problem: human error. Workplace safety – […]

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  • Hands Free Isn’t Distraction Free, Studies Show

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 05-Nov-2015

    Distracted driving is dangerous – every driver knows this – but many don’t seem to think it’s that risky, especially when it comes to using hands-free devices. A recent study showed that smartphones and in-car systems like voice-activated GPS can actually keep your attention away from the road for nearly 30 seconds.That’s a lot of […]

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