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    • Pokemon Go: Have You Read the Fine Print?

      Pokemon Go: Have You Read the Fine Print?

        Pokemon Go has had a remarkable roll out in the last week or so.  Earlier this week, USA Today reported that the augmented reality game had been downloaded more than 15 million times.  Another report tallied more than 21 […]

    • Tesla Autopilot Crash: Who Is Responsible When Autonomous Vehicles Crash?

      Tesla Autopilot Crash: Who Is Responsible When Autonomous Vehicles Crash?

      The first reported death involving an autonomous – or, in this case, a semi-autonomous – vehicle occurred this week.  The victim was driving in Florida when the Tesla’s Autopilot mode failed to detect a tractor-trailer that was turning in front […]

    • Tips for Choosing a Safe Car for your Teenager

      Tips for Choosing a Safe Car for your Teenager

      For all parents as terrified as I am to send their teenagers out on the open road, I hope these automobile tips will help keep your kids safe.

    • Feds Warn: Stop Driving Honda Vehicles Until Takata Airbags Are Replaced

      Feds Warn: Stop Driving Honda Vehicles Until Takata Airbags Are Replaced

        The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) warned drivers of older model Honda and Acura vehicles to stop driving those vehicles immediately.  The federal safety regulator urged owners to keep their vehicles parked until defective airbags manufactured by Japanese supplier […]

    • Litigation Tips Related to Truck Driver Fatigue

      Litigation Tips Related to Truck Driver Fatigue

      When fatigue is a suspected truck accident claim, the above standards are effective approaches to how the accident may have occurred.

    • Risks in Auto Repairs with Aftermarket Parts

      Risks in Auto Repairs with Aftermarket Parts

      Just last year, CNN reported that auto-insurers were trying to take advantage of cheap prices by forcing repair shops to use aftermarket parts when repairing crash damage. Repair shops from some 36 states are joining a lawsuit against these insurance companies alleging the repairs forced by some insurance companies are dangerous.

    • Missouri Governor Vetoes Tort Reform Bills

      Missouri Governor Vetoes Tort Reform Bills

      The 7th Amendment to the United States Constitution provides for the right of citizens to have their disputes tried to a jury of their peers.  Under the Missouri Constitution, “the right to trial by jury as heretofore enjoyed shall remain […]

    • IKEA Recall Highlights Risk of Tipping / Falling Furniture

      IKEA Recall Highlights Risk of Tipping / Falling Furniture

      IKEA announced yesterday a recall of nearly 30 million chests and dressers that can easily tip over onto children and result in serious injury or even death. The retail giant confirmed that at least 3 children had been killed by […]

    • ‘Star Trek’ Actor Killed By Defective Jeep Grand Cherokee

      ‘Star Trek’ Actor Killed By Defective Jeep Grand Cherokee

      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 […]

    • Like the Cavs, Our Clients Fight for Historic Comebacks

      Like the Cavs, Our Clients Fight for Historic Comebacks

      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.