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New Travis County Civil District Judges - Tim Sulak and Amy Clark Meachum

Feb 17, 2011 — by Jeff Mundy
Tags: News

Mundy Singley congratulate our new civil trial judges in Travis County, Judge Sulak and Judge Meachum, who took their benches in January. We welcome them to the bench and look forward to appearing in their courts.


BP Worker Survey Reports Safety Shortcomings Before Explosion

Jul 23, 2010 — by Jeff Mundy
Tags: News

According to a Reuters news article, a survey of workers on the Deepwater Horizon rig conducted before the explosion revealed significant safety concerns from the point of view of the workers. The article reports that workers often saw unsafe behaviors on the rig but feared reprisals if they reported mistakes or other problems. The Deepwater Horizon rig explosion is yet another tragedy that highlights the need for effective government regluation of worker safety to ensure that big companies put people, not profits, first. The Reuters article is here: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE66L2D220100722


BP Oil Spill Highlights Need For Federal Safety Regulations

May 14, 2010 — by Jeff Mundy
Tags: News

The tragic BP offshore oil rig explosion and pipeline leak strongly highlight the need for stricter safety regulation and government oversight in this area, as with so many others, both to protect worker safety and the environment. The companies are now focused on their legal positions, pointing fingers of blame at one another, and by the public accounts of some rig workers they were pressured into signing legal documents before they could contact their families who wondered if they were dead or alive.

As concerned citizens, we must all be must be focused on safety and the changes that must happen to prevent another tragedy like this from happening. This news article gives a good description of the companies' attempts to avoid blame for this tragedy, as well as the problems with ineffective government oversight in this area that essentially punted the decisions to the companies to police themselves:
 


Good News For Truck Safety in Texas

Jan 7, 2010 — by Jeff Mundy
Tags: News

Texans and Texas truck accident lawyers are especially concerned about trucking safety due to the number of trucks on the freeways in Texas, for example on US IH-35, which has large amounts of trucking traffic through Austin, San Antonio, and Dallas. Houston sees significant trucking traffic through US IH-10 and IH-45. Fortunately, 2009 brought good news for truck safety in Texas, which came from the U.S. Government's Department of Transportation. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), which regulates trucking safety, recently began to enforce a new rule requiring higher safety standards for newly registered truck and bus companies. This is especially good news for Texans due to the number of truck accidents involving injury and death that occur in Texas. The safety standards covered by the rule include drug and alcohol testing, hours of service rules, driver qualifications, and vehicle condition. A company that violates any of 16 essential safety standard


Statewide Poll:Texans Favor Insurance Reform

Dec 15, 2009 — by Jeff Mundy
Tags: News

A statewide poll commissioned by Texas Watch indicates that Texans favor insurance reform measures due to significant concerns about the power and influence of insurance companies. See the poll results here: http://www.texaswatch.org/temp/ts_941141FE-BD7D-56A9-49302B73ACE613939411420E-EAD4-9519-DB4E94556AF478F6/Pollnew.pdf


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