Simmons & Fletcher P.C.

February 10th, 2020 Car accidents can be devastating, that’s why for years personal injury attorneys have been pushing for more advanced safety features in vehicles. Airbags are essential safety features in vehicles that have been saving lives and reducing injury.  As auto dealers continue to create new safety features in cars, we are seeing a number of non-traditional airbags that are hitting the market. It will be interesting to see how effective these are in…
January 24th, 2020 Breaking News Around 4:30 a.m. a massive plant explosion in Northwest Houston occurred at the Watson Grinding & Manufacturing plant located at 4525 Gessner Road.  Several area homes were severely damaged or destroyed.  Many surrounding buildings and cars suffered damage as well as debris filled the streets.  Video of the explosion was captured by a local home security camera. The police have shut down the area as firefighters fight to control the…
January 20th, 2020 The medical field has been growing and expanding with new technologies and more procedures becoming available. Cosmetic procedures to reduce weight, enlarge breasts or improve other aesthetics have become a routine phenomenon.  Private stand-alone surgery centers have popped up across every major city in the United States; making elective surgeries a daily occurrence. Surgery, once a scary event, has become the “norm” and many people have full trust in surgeons to do…
January 14th, 2020 Possible Cancer Risk Associated with Belviq & Belviq XR (Lorcaserin) The FDA is investigating a possible increased risk of cancer associated with the weight loss drug Lorcaserin which is currently marketed as: Belviq and Belviq XR.  The FDA announced on January 14, 2020, that the results of a clinical trial showed a possible increase risk of cancer. It has not been determined whether or not Lorcaserin is the actual cause and they…
January 12th, 2020 My dad told me when he started learning to drive that Papa Ray told him that a car is literally, “a two-ton bomb” and you need to be careful or you can get yourself killed when operating it. I am guessing my dad shared this with me to emphasize how dangerous driving can be. Well, there have been a lot of changes in automobiles since my dad drove his first car with…
January 9th, 2020 Nizatidine Recall Nationwide On January 8, 2020 the U.S based Mylan Pharmaceuticals has conducted a voluntary nationwide Nizatidine recall on three lots of Nizatidine capsules (including strengths of 150mg and 300mg) due to trace amounts of N-nitrosodimethylamine  detected in the API Nizatidine, USP, manufactured by Solara Active Pharma Sciences Limited. The three recalled lots were distributed between June 2017 and August 2018. As of today January 9, 2020, there are no lawsuits…
January 6th, 2020 The thought of owning a self-driving featured car sounds nifty. Imagine being able to do work on your way to work, or even summon your car in a parking lot to come pick you up from the front of the restaurant. This all sounds incredible. However, there has been controversy over the Tesla Model 3 with the autopilot feature. Is the Tesla Model 3 safe? Let’s take an objective look at what…
January 6th, 2020 The thought of owning a self-driving featured car sounds nifty. Imagine being able to do work on your way to work, or even summon your car in a parking lot to come pick you up from the front of the restaurant. This all sounds incredible. However, there has been controversy over the Tesla Model 3 with the autopilot feature. Is the Tesla Model 3 safe? Let’s take an objective look at what…
December 23rd, 2019 Yes. After a wreck, people sometimes find themselves in a situation where they owe more money on their car than the car’s fair market value.  This is what is known as being “upside-down” on a car note.  When this happens and the car gets damaged beyond repair or “totaled,” in a car wreck, people often find themselves getting paid less to settle their claim than they owe on the note. To make…
December 23rd, 2019 Yes. After a wreck, people sometimes find themselves in a situation where they owe more money on their car than the car’s fair market value.  This is what is known as being “upside-down” on a car note.  When this happens and the car gets damaged beyond repair or “totaled,” in a car wreck, people often find themselves getting paid less to settle their claim than they owe on the note. To make…