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Jury Awards Pinnacle Hip Implant Victims $500 Million

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay five plaintiffs $500 million in damages in a Pinnacle hip implant case. A Texas federal jury awarded the sum following a two-month trial and a week-long deliberation. The five plaintiffs had experienced injuries… Read More

TxDOT Promotes Talk. Text. Crash. Awareness Campaign

More than 10,000 traffic accidents each year in Texas are the result of distracted driving. In conjunction with national Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) aims to increase awareness of distracted driving… Read More

SAC Sponsors Neuroblastoma Run and Walk

Stephens, Anderson & Cummings was pleased to sponsor and participate in this year’s Neuroblastoma Run and Walk to benefit the Cook Children’s Neuroblastoma Fund to help children and their families battling this difficult disease. Several staff members,… Read More

Cars and Trucks Causing More Pedestrian Deaths than Previous Years

According to a recent report by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association, there have been more pedestrian deaths in 2015 compared with the previous year. Cars, motorcycles and trucks killed 10 more pedestrians than in 2014. Even more disturbing, the… Read More

Hailstorm Causes $600 Million in Damages

The Insurance Council of Texas, an industry trade group, estimates the damage from last Friday’s severe hailstorm will reach $600 million in auto and property damage claims. If those numbers prove to be correct, Friday’s storm would be the 12th most expensive… Read More

Two Die in Houston-Area Boating Accident

Two bodies were recovered on Tuesday, March 15 from the San Jacinto River after a 14-foot boat was discovered at the bottom of the nearby Lake Houston spillway. Under normal conditions, little or no water flows over the spillway between Lake Houston… Read More

School Bus Crash Renews Controversy Around High-Speed Chases

On March 10, a suspect accused of credit card fraud at a hotel led Mesquite police on a high-speed chase that ended only when the suspect crashed into a school bus full of elementary school children. Fortunately, no children were injured, but the incident… Read More

Safety Tips for St. Patrick’s Day

Alcohol consumption is a part of many St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. As a result, from 2009 to 2013, there were 276 St. Patrick’s Day fatalities resulting from drunk driving accidents in the United States. As you make your party plans for tomorrow’s… Read More

NHTSA Investigating Ford F-150 Trucks for Brake Failure

In response to complaints from drivers, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating approximately 420,000 Ford F-150 pickup trucks for potential brake failure. The NHTSA has received 33 complaints associated with Ford… Read More

Neighbors Outraged at City’s Response to Aggressive Dog Attacks

The residents of Palm Drive in Mesquite, Texas, were alarmed and angry to find that Cookie, a female pit bull terrier responsible for a string of vicious attacks last December and again in February, has been returned to her owner for the second time in… Read More