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  • 30 Mar. 2017

    How Big a Problem Is Drug & Alcohol Abuse Among Truckers?

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    Commercial truck drivers have hard jobs. They’re on a deadline hauling a 10,000 to 80,000 pound, potential death machine on highways riddled with inconsiderate passenger cars. Because their jobs are so stressful and require long hours to do efficiently, a study in 2013 showed truck drivers have a high use of stimulants and other drugs to get through a shift. The study was worldwide, ...
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  • 8 Mar. 2017

    The 5 Most Dangerous Occupations in Houston

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    Houston is a bustling hub of commerce and commercial activity, which is great for the region and for the many people who benefit from a healthy job market. Because much of this rich business environment is hinged on heavy industry, however, jobs in the Houston area can be dangerous. In fact, Houston sees thousands of workplace injuries and deaths each year. At Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & ...
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  • 28 Feb. 2017

    Attorney Erin Copeland to Speak about Essure® at Upcoming HB Litigation Conferences Event

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    Erin Copeland, attorney and partner at Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs, will be a guest speaker at the upcoming HB Litigation Conferences 3-day event, Mass Tort Med School + Class Actions, in Orlando, Florida on March 16. Erin will discuss litigation surrounding Essure®, which is a permanent contraceptive medical device that has been the subject of a number of complaints and lawsuits ...
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  • 15 Feb. 2017

    3 Types of Damages in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    Victims who suffer injuries as the result of another’s careless or negligent actions have the legal grounds to pursue financial compensation for their damages. Because every case, accident, and injury is different, it is not always easy to say what damages a victim is entitled to recover in their unique case. However, there are certain types of damages that victims can pursue and possibly ...
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  • 16 Jan. 2017

    Attorney Erin Copeland to Speak on Essure at Masters of Mass Tort Conference

    Posted By Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs

    Partner Erin Copeland of Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs has been invited to speak at the Masters of Mass Tort legal conference taking place this week. Erin, along with other industry leaders from around the country, will come together to discuss topics unique to mass torts, including currently pending litigation. Erin will be speaking on the Essure® birth control litigation. Erin was ...
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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.