Hurricane Harvey devastated our community causing catastrophic flooding throughout our area damaging our homes, cars and personal belongings.  It is not always clear what the next step is after our property is damaged by a hurricane, windstorm or flood.  Filing an insurance claim can often be a frustrating and confusing process.  To assist you in…

HARDIN COUNTY, SARATOGA TX — An oil field worker by the name of William Elton Williams was killed Tuesday morning around 10:24 am. He fell from an elevated position according to the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office. The Saratoga Fire Department and Hardin County Sheriff’s Office responded to an oilfield location off Rosier Park Road in…

New Study Reveals That Many Work Injuries Go Unreported While anyone can be injured on the job, some occupations have higher risks than others. According to one study, many work injuries go unreported which is alarming and disconcerting for those accident victims. Unreported injuries are extremely common in the construction industry. Construction Workers at Risk of…

New Study Says Cellphone Use Causes 1 in 4 Car Accidents It’s no surprise that distracted driving is one of the leading causes of car accidents in Beaumont and elsewhere around the country today. According to a study shared by the National Safety Council, cellphones are at fault in more than 25% of the country’s…

Most Common Causes of Large Trucking Accidents Many individuals in the Beaumont area understand the severe consequences of being involved in a major trucking accident. Unfortunately, trucking accidents are all too common not just throughout Houston and Beaumont, but all over Texas and the United States. Due to the sheer weight and size of trucks,…

SABINE PASS, PORT ARTHUR, TX — About 9:09 am Tuesday morning a man by the name of Ramon Ayala  fell about 100 feet into “dangerous” area water from the top deck of an off-shore oil rig, according to fire marshal Paul Washburn. At the time of this article, rescuers including four divers with the Port Arthur Fire Department,…

PORT ARTHUR, TX — Just before 9:00 pm Friday, 7 people were injured during a flash fire at Sunoco Logistics refinery at  2300 Twin City Highway in Port Arthur. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff, all 7 victims,  including four critically injured, were transported to local hospitals for burn treatment. “Three of the injured were transported to burn…

Motor vehicle accidents and fatalities in the Unites States are a common occurrence that is seen on a daily basis. But no accident have can be more tragic or traumatic than one involving a truck whether it is a light truck or a large commercial trailer. A large commercial tractor trailer can weigh up to 80,000…

Although drugs and pharmaceuticals are designed to help people, in some cases they could actually cause harm. Sometimes drugs are already introduced into the marketplace, but subsequently it is found that they could potentially cause harm. Drugs and pharmaceuticals which were determined by the FDA to have harmful unwanted effects that outweigh their intended benefits…

Mesothelioma is a rare form of lung cancer. It is caused as a result of prolonged exposure to asbestos, a fibrous silicate mineral. This illness is dominant in factory workers where asbestos is used in the manufacturing processes. The dangers of asbestos exposure are well-known and as such if a worker develops this condition, it…

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