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What Is Accidental Drowning? Do I Have a Case?

By Gilbert Adams |

This summer’s relentless heat has been sending people to the water in droves for a chance to cool off, from lakes and rivers to municipal pools to a neighbor’s backyard. As enjoyable as a dip in the pool or a day at the lake can be, it is not without danger. Tragically, dozens of… Read More »

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Do I Have a Claim for My CRPS Injury After Surgery?

By Gilbert Adams |

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), sometimes known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), is a painful condition that often results in permanently debilitating symptoms. The condition often arises after a traumatic event to the body, including sometimes surgical intervention necessary from the traumatic event. Below we explain some important information about CRPS and when you… Read More »

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Navigating Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Lawsuits

By Gilbert Adams |

For more than 90 years, the Beaumont personal injury law firm Gilbert Adams Law Offices has devoted its practice to advocating for those who have experienced injuries due to the negligence or misconduct of others. One specific type of injury that frequently arises from traumatic injuries is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). This condition… Read More »

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How Refinery Management Can Implement Controls to Avoid Refinery Explosions

By Gilbert Adams |

Oil refineries and other industrial plants can be extremely dangerous. Refinery workers are constantly exposed to risks from combustible gasses, hazardous chemicals, and heavy equipment. Even a single catastrophic event can seriously injure or kill dozens or even hundreds of workers, contractors and plant visitors. It’s vital for refinery management to maintain appropriate safety… Read More »

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Common Oilfield Accidents and Injuries

By Gilbert Adams |

Texas is a leading producer of crude oil in the United States. Oil is an integral part of the Texas economy, but drilling for oil and getting it to the surface is an extremely dangerous profession. Oilfield workers and nearby residents are exposed to any number of hazards on a daily basis. Below, we… Read More »

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Why Are Oilfield Truck Wrecks Happening?

By Gilbert Adams |

The oil and gas industry is a major part of the Texas economy. It’s not uncommon to see numerous oilfield trucks on the freeways morning and night, commuting to and from oil fields, refineries and pipelines. Oilfield truck wrecks, however, have been and continue to be a serious problem. When a tanker-trailer crashes, the… Read More »

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Debunking Common Myths Regarding Truckers and Truck Wrecks

By Gilbert Adams |

If you’ve been hurt in a collision with an eighteen-wheeler, a big rig, or any other commercial truck or vehicle, you are probably looking for help. Unfortunately, there is much disinformation on the internet or even from well-meaning friends and family members about truck crashes and legal claims. Below, we discuss and dispel a… Read More »

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Important Things to Know About Gas Explosions and Injuries

By Gilbert Adams |

Many devices in our homes, in our vehicles, in the workplace, and just about everywhere run on gas. Products that operate with a direct line of propane or natural gas are common and dangerous. Every year, people around the country are burned, injured or killed in gas explosions caused by defective products, poor installation,… Read More »

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What causes plant refinery explosions?

By Gilbert Adams |

Fires and explosions at oil refineries are generally catastrophic events, with the potential to injure or kill dozens or hundreds of workers in a single disastrous event. In addition to the risk of fatal or non-fatal injury from burns and smoke inhalation, plant workers harmed in an explosion might suffer concussions or broken bones… Read More »

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How to File a Bad Faith Insurance Claim

By Gilbert Adams |

Insurance companies are required to treat you fairly and evaluate your claim for coverage in good faith. If your claim is unreasonably denied, or if the insurer subjects you to other unfair and inappropriate treatment, you could have a claim for insurance bad faith. Read on for advice on how to build your case… Read More »

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