It's a Thursday afternoon and Dr. Khaled Jabboury greets a patient in the waiting room of his office at the West Houston Medical Center. The woman, though it's not immediately noticeable, is facing the toughest challenge of her life.
As Dr. Jabboury has proven, she has come to the right place. For ... More >>
The doomed -- and uninsured -- Ethan AllenThe Ethan Allen was a tour boat that plied the waters of Lake George in upstate New York. Six years ago this week, it sank and killed 20 of the elderly tourists on board.
The owners believed they had sufficient insurance, until they tried to use it a ... More >>
Photo by Jeff BalkeThe Hi-Miler: Demands for more actionA Houston-area attorney says lax supervision of the Hi-Miler ride at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo made a fatal accident a "statistical certainty" and is calling for a state investigation.
Attorney Joe Stephens sent a formal comp ... More >>
Photo by Jeff BalkeThe HiMiler taken at last year's rodeo carnival.A man fell 28 feet to his death from the HiMiler roller coaster in the waning moments of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo season.
The 46-year-old was given CPR at the scene before being taken to the hospital, where he wa ... More >>
A little-noticed deadline is fast approaching -- the last day when Texas merchants can legally sell cigarettes that are not "fire-safe." For you tobacco addicts, that means cigarettes that taste like they're supposed to.The Texas Department of Insurance (for some reason) is sending out reminders ... More >>