Tugboat Carrying 75,000 Gallons Of Oil Sinks Off Hawaii

A 95-foot tugboat carrying 75,000 gallons of fuel sank about 2.5 miles off the Hawaiin island of Oahu on Thursday....Read More

Jonathan Harris Honored Among 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys For 2015

We’re proud to announce that Jonathan Harris was recently honored with his 2nd Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute...Read More

BP Seeks To Reduce Fines In Gulf Oil Spill Trial

In the penalty phase of a trial over the worst offshore disaster in our nation’s history, the oil giant cited...Read More

Electrical Fire Safety Tips

In the United States, electrical fires in the home take more than 300 lives every year and leave more than...Read More

Global Maritime Piracy Declines In 2014, But Southeast Asia Ship Hijackings Rising

In 2014, global maritime piracy dropped to the lowest level in 8 years, according to the London-based International Maritime Bureau....Read More

Prevent Burn Injuries at Home and in the Workplace

The American Burn Association will mark the week of Feb. 1-7 as Burn Awareness Week, a time dedicated to spreading...Read More

Tips for Avoiding Work Injuries

The Texas construction accident attorneys at Schechter, McElwee, Shaffer & Harris have spent decades helping injured workers. In our experience, there...Read More

2 Killed, 12 Injured in North Dakota Bus-Train Collision

Two people were killed and 12 injured when a school bus failed to yield at a railroad crossing and collided...Read More

Boy, 4, In Critical Condition After Near-Drowning On Cruise Ship

A 4-year-old boy is in critical condition after a near-drowning accident on the Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas on...Read More

A Look Back at 2014 with SMSH

Another year is coming to a close! 2014 was a great year at Schechter, McElwee, Shaffer & Harris, and we...Read More