Actor Anton Yelchin – likely most known for his role as Chekov in the Star Trek franchise reboot – died tragically when his 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee rolled backward and pinned him against a brick mailbox pillar and security fence […]
Despite the dejection of losing a pivotal, must-win Game 4 at home – leaving them staring at a 3-1 deficit no team in NBA history had ever overcome – somehow the Cleveland Cavaliers found a way to bounce back. Not once, not twice, but winning three games in a row to eventually crown themselves NBA champions. Resiliency in the context of my everyday job carries similar meaning.
At issue is Takata’s use of a compound called ammonium nitrate that acts like a propellant to create a small explosion that inflates the airbags in a crash. The chemical propellant is housed in a metal canister designed to contain the explosion. But, ammonium nitrate can deteriorate and become unstable over time or when it is exposed to moisture in high heat and humidity, causing the propellant to burn too fast; blow apart the metal canister; and send shrapnel into the necks and faces of vehicle occupants.
The right to jury trial is preserved by the 7th Amendment to the United States Constitution. Here, in Missouri, the right to a jury trial is to “remain inviolate” (Art. 1, sec. 22(a)]. Our jury trial system is based […]
Significant amendments to the hours-of-service regulations for truckers took effect in 2013, designed to improve safety of the motoring public by reducing truck driver fatigue. It was estimated these regulations would save 19 lives and prevent approximately 1,400 crashes and […]
I see injured people every day in my job. I have clients who have experienced all manner of tragedy – from sprains and bruises to broken bones, paralysis, burns, and death. And despite their injuries – and their innocence – […]
It’s back. ATRA’s annual Judicial Hellholes® report. The report itself is unsurprising – it’s virtually the same every year. What is surprising is that (again) – unfortunately – there are media accounts treating the report as “news” as opposed to […]
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