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Blog Posts in January, 2016

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  • 25 Jan. 2016

    Economists Say Climate Change May Lead to More Traffic Fatalities

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland, Briggs & Josephson

    When gas prices dive, more people take to the roads. While it is unsurprising that there is a correlation between the number of people on the roads and the number of accidents and fatalities, economists are also predicting that nice weather may be linked to rates of traffic fatalities. At the annual meeting of the American Economic Association in San Francisco, a pair of economists presented the ...
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  • 21 Jan. 2016

    1 Dead, 3 Injured in Pasadena PeroxyChem Explosion

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland, Briggs & Josephson

    Last week, an explosion at PeroxyChem, a Pasadena chemical plant that produces hydrogen peroxide and other products, resulted in the death of a contractor and has left three other workers with serious injuries. This accident is just the latest in a string of plant explosions in the greater Houston area over the past 14 months. In fact, it is at least the tenth industrial disaster to occur since ...
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  • 11 Jan. 2016

    Scaffolding Collapses on 75-Story Building in Downtown Houston

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland, Briggs & Josephson

    Rescuers from the Houston Fire Department responded to the site of a terrifying partial scaffolding collapse in Downtown Houston this morning. The high angle rescue began before 11:00 a.m. this morning at the JPMorgan Chase building on Texas Street near Travis. A window washer’s scaffolding partially collapsed after one of its support lines gave way due to a motor failure on one of the upper ...
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  • 5 Jan. 2016

    3 Safety Tips for Driving in the Rain

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland, Briggs & Josephson

    As we head into the winter season, Texas will experience several days of wet weather. With wet pavement contributing to approximately 1.2 million collisions every year, it is important to exercise extreme caution while driving in the rain in order to avoid losing control of your vehicle. We at Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs have put together a short list of tips to remind drivers how to stay ...
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Advantages of Working with Board Certified Attorneys

Our firm is proud to have three lawyers on our team who are board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Tommy Fibich is a board certified civil trial law specialist, and Russell Briggs and Jay Henderson are board certified personal injury trial law specialists. Board certification is a great honor-in fact-only 10% of practicing attorneys in the state have earned the right to be publicly recognized as certified specialists in their respective fields.