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  • Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

    08 Jan 2018  |  Don Kidd  |  Personal Injury

    Today we live in a social media world. Anything that you do can be posted on just about any site. People will post their food selections, their vacations, and all sorts of other things. If you go read someone’s Facebook posts you may think that these people have these spectacular lives and they go on […]

  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists Coverage

    14 Dec 2017  |  P&K Law Firm  |  Car Accidents

    In the state of Texas, everybody is supposed to have car insurance. If you go down to get your car inspected, if you go renew your registration, or if you want to get a driver’s license. Just about anything, they will ask you for proof of insurance. Everybody should have insurance but the reality of […]

  • Do I have A Medical Malpractice Case?

    13 Nov 2017  |  richard.fass  |  Medical Malpractice

    In Texas, medical malpractice cases are governed by a comprehensive statute called the Health Care Liability Act, which is codified in Chapter 74 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code. Enacted by the Texas legislature in 2003, it governs both the procedures that victims of medical malpractice must follow and limits the recovery of […]

  • Steps To Take Following an 18-Wheeler Crash

    06 Nov 2017  |  adam.blake  |  Car Accidents

    We have all experienced it, driving down the freeway in Texas only to see an 18-wheeler struggling to keep its massive rig in a single lane. Thoughts fill your mind: what happens if this truck loses control? How can I get ahead of this 18-wheeler before the situation takes an unsafe turn? These are normal […]

  • There Are Four Types of Driver Distraction

    30 Oct 2017  |  Don Kidd  |  Car Accidents

    Distracted driving is any activity an operator of a motor vehicle is engaged in that both distracts them from their primary task of driving and increases their risk of an accident. Said another way, distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving. There are four […]

  • Another Victory against Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh

    22 Oct 2017  |  P&K Law Firm  |  Defective Medical Devices

    The Eleventh Circuit affirmed a federal court’s landmark judgment against Boston Scientific for its unreasonably dangerous pelvic mesh kits. Marketed under the name Pinnacle, the product was implanted in four women who brought claims after suffering serious personal injuries after the transvaginal mesh was implanted. Jim M. Perdue, Jr. was lead counsel in the consolidated […]

  • What is Cerebral Palsy?

    15 Oct 2017  |  Jim Perdue  |  Uncategorized

    “Your child has cerebral palsy.”   These are some of the most terrifying words a parent can hear.  Questions fill your head about how this happened?  What does it mean?  What is the future? Cerebral palsy is a broad term that captures a wide spectrum injuries or neurological diagnoses.  Just as there are a wide range […]

  • BARD IVC FILTER INJURIES

    03 Sep 2015  |  P&K Law Firm  |  Defective Medical Devices, Product Liability

    A recent NBC new story raised serious questions about the safety of Bard IVC filters. The NBC story reports on two compelling and tragic stories of Bard IVC filters fracturing or dislodging and traveling into the patient’s heart. In one case the Bard IVC filter filter fractured, traveled to the heart, and forced the patient […]

  • Medical Device Approval Process

    28 Aug 2015  |  P&K Law Firm  |  Defective Medical Devices, Product Liability

    A recently published study in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) highlights the potential public health dangers posed by medical devices that undergo limited testing to determine their safety and effectiveness. In 2010 and 2011 there were 28 medical devices that received Premarket Approval (PMA). PMA is considered the Food and Drug Administration’s […]

  • Xarelto Lawsuit Filed

    24 Jun 2015  |  Jim Perdue  |  Dangerous Drugs

    On June 23, 2015 Perdue & Kidd filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf a Harris County widow whose husband died of a spontaneous subdural hematoma bleed out while on Xarelto. The emergency room physician who attempted to treat the husband when he was admitted to the emergency room determined that nothing could be done […]

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