Entertainment site, TMZ, has reported that comedian Robert Schimmel was seriously injured a car accident in Arizona. According to the TMZ report, Schimmel's 19-year-old daughter swerved to avoid an...
Legal and safety news of interest, but today's edition has a football themed twist:
Lawyer Norman Tugwater Ready to Sue for Pro Athletes' Fantasy Rights [Debra Cassens Weiss at ABA Journal;...
In just the last year, Toyota has recalled more than 10 million vehicles for sudden / unintended acceleration problems, Ford has recalled more than 4.5 million vehicles because of fire dangers...
Many outlets have reported this week that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating 3 million Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles for a defective fuel tank that can...
Scott Lauck at Missouri Lawyers Media reported that a two Missouri lawyers have donated $100,000 to a local Legal Aid organization.
Ralph Phalen and Mitchell Burgess represented a class of 30,000...
Various sources have reported that Toyota will recall more than 1.1 million Toyota Corolla and Toyota Matrix vehicles (model years 2005-2008) because of problems with the electronic control units...
Seatbelts have been required equipment in vehicles for half a century and many of us have been using them our whole lives; however, it is important to understand that the seatbelt is just one...
A Virginia Tech study has shown that drivers are 23 times more likely to be involved in a crash if they are texting instead of paying attention. People Magazine reported that a celebrity plastic...
Interesting legal and safety news of the moment:
Update for ongoing Yaz / Yasmin / Ocella multi-district litigation (MDL) [by Tom Lamb at Drug Injury Watch]
Federal Judge strikes down...
Did you know that companies often calculate the value of your life (or your health) as an economic calculation during the design and testing of their products? Most people never consider that the...
Some lighter fare this weekend.
A friend passed along a link to this gem of an item at Amazon.com: The Wheelmate Steering Wheel Desk Tray.
Included in the item description:
Attaches to your...
Former Senator Ted Stevens reported among those killed in Alaska plane crash [Reuters]
Medical Malpractice: Hate To Say We Told You So [at the Pop Tort]
Medical Malpractice: We Told You...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is responsible for gathering information on problems with automobiles, analyzing the problems for trends, and identifying defects based...
A Platte County, Missouri jury awarded $8 million to five-year-old Aaliyah George and her family for injuries Aaliyah received when a defective seat back designed by Johnson Controls collapsed...
Legal and safety news from around the web:
Michigan Supreme Court tweaks the standard for injury lawsuits [Detroit Free Press via Howard Bashman at How Appealing; also from Joe Consumer at The...
The Wall Street Journal posted another story about the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) ongoing investigation of the Toyota sudden/unintended acceleration problem. The...
There has been plenty written about what you need to do in order to protect yourself and your identity online. But even if you take proper (or what you believe to be proper) safeguards, does that...
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