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    • Five No-No’s in Auto Accident Lawsuits

      Five No-No’s in Auto Accident Lawsuits

      While a lot of my cases have to do with issues of product liability and other areas of automotive litigation, there is still a large number of auto accident cases in the U.S. each year.  With cell-phone usage while driving […]

    • The Dangers of Overhead Power Lines

      The Dangers of Overhead Power Lines

      Electrocutions are the second leading cause of death in the construction industry and the fifth leading cause of work-related deaths, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Our firm has litigated cases where electrical injury accidents occurred […]

    • Victims of Nursing Home Abuse Can Now Have Their Day in Court

      Victims of Nursing Home Abuse Can Now Have Their Day in Court

      Nursing homes can no longer force elder abuse or wrongful death claims to private arbitration, thanks to a new rule passed by the federal agency that oversees nursing homes with 1.5 million residents.   The rule, passed recently by the […]

    • A Tangled Web of Deception: Automakers Also Complicit in the Takata Airbag Crisis

      A Tangled Web of Deception: Automakers Also Complicit in the Takata Airbag Crisis

      Our clients have had shrapnel sprayed in their faces. They have lost their eyesight and suffered severe facial disfigurement. At least 14 people around the world have been killed and hundreds more injured – all because of faulty airbags manufactured […]

    • What’s at Stake with the Vanishing Jury Trial

      What’s at Stake with the Vanishing Jury Trial

      Over the last couple decades, much has been published in law journals and law reviews about the national decline in trials.  As reported recently in the New York Times, the Southern District of New York held only 50 criminal jury […]

    • Watch the Edge: When Unsafe Pavement Drop-Offs Cause Accidents with Devastating Consequences

      Watch the Edge: When Unsafe Pavement Drop-Offs Cause Accidents with Devastating Consequences

      The summer months offer an ideal time for road trips, sight-seeing, family visits and other activities that require long-distance travel across U.S. roadways. What hazards might the traveling public encounter as they head out on the highways? How safe are […]

    • MTV Series: Unlocking The Truth

      MTV Series: Unlocking The Truth

          Ryan Ferguson was just 19 years old when he was arrested – and eventually convicted – of a murder he did not commit.  Now he is investigating other cases where it appears there were wrongful convictions.  One of those […]

    • 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.