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The Many Faces of Personal Injury Claims

Personal injuries occur in all shapes and sizes. If you’ve incurred an injury, you will want to hire a personal injury lawyer to investigate your claim and assist you in obtaining a just compensation. Personal injuries often happen because of car accidents, slips or falls, work related injuries, medical malpractice, product liabilities, dog bites, and


Freight train hits bus in Biloxi, kills 4

  Senior citizen casino outing turns deadly. A bus carrying  a group of senior citizens was struck by a freight train Tuesday afternoon in Biloxi, Mississippi. The charter bus was holding 48 passengers  and was enroute to a nearby casino when it got stuck trying to cross a railroad track. During that time, a CSX


Popular Rifle recall triggers Class-Action Lawsuit

    The Remington 700 is being recalled after thousands of owners have complained of the popular rifle firing without the trigger ever being pulled.  Potentially 7.5 million rifles, including the Model Seven, were manufactured and issued with a defected trigger called the X-Mark Pro.  Remington is warning owners with these models to stop using


Driving Safely during a Flash Flood

President’s Day could potentially be a day of staying indoors and avoiding the roads for Houstonians who have the day off. According to the National Weather Service, heavy rain is expected late Sunday night and into Monday evening, with a flash flood watch already issued for multiple counties. For those of us who still have


Uber and Lyft Accidents: Are you Covered?

    Rideshare services, such as Uber and Lyft,  have taken the modern world by storm within the past few years. Quick, easy and convenient- a ride to the destination of your choice is available at the touch of an app on your smartphone. It’s become especially popular for party-goers and bar hoppers who use


The Future of Houston – Pedestrian Safety

Current Population of Great Houston The greater Houston area has a population of an estimated 6.6 million residents, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. According to the Census Bureau, Texas saw the greatest increase in population compared to all other states. Houston great area saw the largest increase of any metro area in


Partners from SMSH Legal listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017

  Leading attorney’s from the across the globe contribute to the selection process.  Partners Arthur Schechter, Dennis McElwee and Matthew Shaffer of SMSH Legal were included in the 23th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© 2017. Schechter was recognized in the field of Personal Injury Litigation- Plaintiffs, and McElwee and Shaffer were recognized in the field


Car Accident Liability – Ways a Driver Can be Liable

Over five million car accidents occur each year in the United States. Over two million of these accidents involve severe injuries. Depending on the situation, the owner of the vehicle can be held liable for the actions of the driver. Most cases will hold the driver at fault, but certain conditions can put responsibility for


SMSH Files Lawsuit for Injured Seaman

Attorney Matthew Shaffer recently filed a case in federal court in New Orleans, LA against Southern Towing Company. Our client was ordered by a supervisor to jump across a gap from one barge to another. When he landed on the second barge, he slipped and fell on ice, causing him to sustain a serious neck


Towing Tugboat Exploded off the Coast of Florida on Monday

Towing tugboat, Thomas Dann, exploded several miles away from Marineland, Florida this past Monday. The engine room began smoking and later erupted into flames as the tug was towing a barge in convoy. Six crew members evacuated the boat via life raft and were later rescued by local fisherman before the fire set off two


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