Texas residents may want to know the details surrounding an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease, a form of pneumonia that causes its victims to have chills, fevers, severe coughing and shortness of breath. The outbreak was detected in the water system of an upscale hotel in Atlanta. At least 60 people who visited or stayed at the hotel, the Sheraton Atlanta, have become sick as a result, and one has died from the disease.
Back in October 2017, a pet monkey owned by Wayne Newton attacked a girl who was touring his former. Texas residents may be interested to learn about the details of the resulting premises liability case. On Aug. 7, the mother of the girl filed a lawsuit with the Nevada State Court against Newton and the company that operates the museum and the tours.
Texas music fans might be interested to learn that a 24-year-old woman has filed a lawsuit over injuries she suffered at a 2016 Drake concert in New York City. Drake, Madison Square Garden, a venue employee and music promoter Live Nation are all listed as defendants in the suit.
In order to prevent injuries and deaths, theme parks in Texas and elsewhere are expected to post warning signs regarding a ride's potential risks. However, a lawsuit filed in Florida alleges that such signs should be posted in multiple languages to accommodate international visitors.
A Texas man who slipped and fell while attending an event at the University of Houston is pursuing legal action for his damages. He is suing a number of companies involved with maintaining the Cullen Performance Hall at the university, including ACS Flooring Group, ACS Maintenance Solutions, Aramark Solutions and Aramark Confection Corp. The man said that he was injured two years before on October 31, 2016, when he fell after slipping on a substance in the performance hall's lobby. He says that the companies involved were performing maintenance and renovations in the area when the incident occurred.
Slip-and-fall accidents can occur on almost any property, so workers in Texas will want to consider the following tips for reducing the risk. Slip and falls occur most often between December and February, and they can result in a range of injuries from sprains, strain and bruises to broken bones and concussions.