Football's Concussion Frenzy: High Schools and NCAA Targeted in Lawsuits

Football Concussions A Huge Lawsuit

In the wake of the Antonio Brown helmet saga, it entices the conversation of safety amongst athletes of all levels of play. The NFL standout, refusing to wear any other helmet than his outdated Schutt Air Advantage lid, displays a lack of concern for safety. Most individuals would disagree with him. Including parents of high school and college athletes.

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Fraternity Hazing Lawsuit

Fraternity Hazing Lawsuit

Attorneys Fighting Fraternity Hazing & Abuse

If you were harmed as a result of fraternity hazing, the Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm can help you receive compensation for the abuse you endured. The Fraternal Disorder, also known as negligence, abuse, and disregard for the safety and well-being of students, needs to be addressed by order of state laws, school policies, and the nation’s civil courts.

Our compassionate and knowledgeable attorneys are ready to assist victims who have been harmed by fraternity violence.

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Reyes Browne Reilley's Rolando De La Garza Awarded $181k for Client in Jury Verdict

Reyes Law Personal Injury Lawsuits

Reyes Browne Reilley's Rolando De La Garza Awarded $181k for Client in Jury Verdict

Nearly 4 years ago, Nydia Martinez was involved in a t-bone car crash as she was leaving a parking lot in Dallas. As a result, she sustained debilitating neck injuries and back pain.

Rather than giving her the compensation required to heal from her injuries, the defense worked to minimize her claim by trying to prove the so-called “low impact” should only produce minor soft tissue damage.

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Roundup™ Lawsuit Verdict Costs Bayer $2 Billion

Roundup™ Lawsuit Verdict Costs Bayer $2 Billion - Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm

Roundup™ Weedkiller is Killing Bayer

Monday’s jury verdict was the third strike against Bayer since their 2018 acquisition of Monsanto, the makers of the cancer-causing Roundup™ weedkiller.

$2.055 billion was awarded to a California couple who blame Roundup™ for the cause of their cancer. This verdict was the largest sum that Bayer has faced to-date in relation to the backlash from their Roundup™ product.

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Dangerous Toys: How to Keep Your Children Safe this Christmas

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Before you buy your children’s Christmas gifts this year, it is important that you do your research.

According to World Against Toys Causing Harm (W.A.T.C.H), “one child is treated in U.S emergency rooms every three minutes for a toy-related injury.” In 2017, thirteen of these cases resulted in death with the victims all being under the age of twelve.

To ensure you are keeping your children and family safe this Christmas, be sure to do the following:

Understanding Guidelines:

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) monitors and regulates all toys on the market to ensure that products made-or imported into the United States before 1995- follow their standards.

Some of these guidelines include:

  • Painted toys must use lead-free paint.
  • Toys made of fabric should be labeled as flame resistant or flame retardant.
  • Stuffed toys should be washable.

Avoid purchasing older toys as they may not meet current safety standards.

Monitoring Recalls

Between January 2017 and October 2018, an estimated 3.5 million units toys were recalled in the United States and Canada. While the CSPC provides up to date information regarding product recalls, many consumers are never notified of these updates so its imperative that you monitor these sites regularly.

W.A.T.C.H also releases a list of safety alerts and lists of the most dangerous children’s toys on the market.

Shopping Defensively

Remain cautious when purchasing new toys. Defects and poor design are red flags that there is a safety concern. Carefully read any and all warning labels and look out for the letters “ASTM“. This is to let you know that the toy meets the national safety standard created by the American Society for Testing Materials.

You should also ensure that the toy you are giving your child is age appropriate. For example, toys with small parts can present an increased chocking risk for toddlers and young children.

Being Proactive

If you believe that a toy you have purchased is unsafe or does not meet CPSC guidelines, you can call their hotline at (800) 638-CPSC.

If injured by a dangerous consumer product, you may be able to recover damages by filing a product liability lawsuit. The attorneys at Reyes, Browne & Reilley can help you get started today. Contact us now for legal help at 214-526-7900.