Defective Tires Can Significantly Increase Risk of Vehicle Crash

Defects in any number of car or other motor-vehicle parts may cause serious dangers to vehicle occupants as well as others with whom they share our roadways. Defective tires, including those with faulty tread, weaknesses in sidewalls, or inadequate rims, are responsible for thousands of injury-causing accidents, every year. In mid-July 2015, the National Highway […]

Study Shows High Levels of Toxic Chemicals in Dollar Store Products

A study conducted by the Campaign for Healthier Solutions (CHS) on dollar-store products is reported to have revealed high levels of toxic chemicals (including lead, tin, polyvinyl chloride (PVC), bromine, and phthalates) in 81% of the 164 products tested, which covered everything from home décor products to office supplies to children’s toys. According to the […]

Urgent Recall of over Two Million Toyotas, Hondas, and Jeeps for Bad Airbag Fix

At the end of January 2015, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced an urgent recall of 2.1 million cars and SUVs that had previously been recalled for defective airbags and that have now been discovered to have been inadequately remedied. The recalled vehicles include at least a million vehicles with airbags that can […]

The Dangers Created by Tired and Overworked Truck Drivers Cannot Be Overstated

Truck drivers are often expected to drive long distances in relatively short periods of time. Many trucking companies, for example, pay drivers by the mile rather than by the hour. This method of compensation may be seen, under certain circumstances, as a company’s negligent encouragement of an employee’s speeding, driving without rests or breaks, and […]

What Can You Do If One of Your Family Members Sustains Fatal Injuries While Living in or Visiting Florida?

Injuries caused by someone’s actionable conduct or neglect often result in the injured person’s death. When this occurs, certain of the decedent’s family members may be entitled to financial damages through a wrongful-death action against the responsible parties. Though wrongful death laws across the nation share some similarities, each may have differences that affect the […]