It seems there is a constant barrage from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and a few politicians about the need for tort reform. However, leading conservative legal groups have started to question the need for tort reform because of concerns about [...]
Justice Stevens was featured in an intriguing behind-the-scenes interview onCBS’s 60 Minutes last night.
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Safety Research & Strategies has released its update to the Toyota Sudden Unintended Acceleration report.
The original report was released in February – this latest update provides an overview of what Toyota knows (and knew) about [...]
Happy Thanksgiving to all.
And also some levity on Thanksgiving courtesy of NBC:
"It's literally true, as the thankless say, that they have nothing to be thankful for. He who sits by the fire, thankless for the fire, is [...]
Cornerstone Therapeutics announced this week that it would voluntarily withdraw Balacet® 325 and additional propoxyphene medications from the marketplace. The Cornerstone Therapeutics recall follows the FDA’s agreement with Xanodyne [...]
Opponents of new airport x-ray "backscatter" screening devices are preparing for a National Opt Out Day tomorrow Wednesday, November 24, 2010. The day before Thanksgiving is typically the busiest travel day of the year.
Critics of [...]
A federal judge ruled on Friday that Toyota vehicle owners may move forward with a class-action lawsuit that alleges Toyota’s sudden / unintended acceleration problems caused their vehicles to lose value. Toyota stopped production of [...]
The FDA announced on Friday that drug maker Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has agreed to remove popular pain killers Darvon and Darvocet from the US market due to serious heart problems including fatal heart rhythm abnormalities. The Darvon [...]
GM is set to raise more than $60 billion in its initial public offering set for Thursday. Demand for the "new" stock has been so high that the US Treasury — 61% owner of the auto giant — is set to sell 365 million shares [...]
In the last 10 years, there have been more than 29,000 railroad crossing collisions resulting in more than 10,000 injuries and more than 3,500 deaths. Train accidents and, specifically, railroad crossing accidents, can have devastating effects [...]