Sometimes vehicle product liability lawsuit cases involve a series of mistakes that are not always the direct fault of automobile manufactures, because some special parts and assemblies come from different vendors that the manufacturer later uses in assembly. That appears to be the case with Terex South Dakota, Inc., a manufacturer of trucks equipped with […]
A New Haven woman filed a lawsuit against Lowe’s Home Center after she alleged the store didn’t fulfill its responsibility to remove snow and ice on the sidewalk in front of its Connecticut store. The woman claimed she slipped and fell on the ground, and resulted in her suffering traumatic brain injury.
This lawsuit is a […]
The case can definitely be made that the Aurora theater shooting of 12 people by James Eagan Holmes in 2012 woke up business owners to the severity of premise liability. Just as the Columbine High School shooting raised awareness of the dangers of kids and guns at schools, so did the shooing during the premier […]
Even on a dare, would you close your eyes for five seconds while driving down the road? Well, maybe this will help you make your decision. If you were traveling approximately 55 miles per hour and closed your eyes, you’d have traveled the entire length of an entire football field – what could possibly go wrong?
Automakers and regulators are both doing their best to make the roads safer by integrating technology that will take our hands and minds away from the steering wheel with technologies like accident avoidance systems, and believe it or not, but even self-driving cars. In fact, Ford Motor Company has filed a patent for an autonomous […]
Every time the techno titans come out with a new super computer or study indicating that computers are gaining on human intelligence, the scientific community fires back with salvos of it own. So, according to the latest scientific findings by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and several others, not only do we look better than […]
It’s hard to find anything troubling about the end of a recession, but here in California with the increase in the number of people getting back to work it means more motorists on the roads. Unfortunatley, more cars on the roads means more car accidents and even more deaths. California has seen a 13 percent […]
A lot of factors are stacking up to make the future of driving and being a motorist passenger safer – everything from the emergence of self-driving cars, no-tolerance DUI laws, and accident avoidance systems – but now you’ll have truck and bus drivers who carry a commercial driver’s license to thank as well.
That’s because the […]
Bringing on board a new administrator for improved leadership and a retooled focus, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has refined its mission and sharpened it’s focus on three particular areas of future progress:1
Enhancing technology innovations
Overhauling the automotive recall program
Strengthening core safety programs to improve road safety
“We’ve seen dramatic reductions in […]
Every year in the U.S., pool accidents kill hundreds of people – and seriously injure thousands of others. While these accidents can happen at public and private pools and they can take victims of nearly any age, pool accidents tend to occur more often at people’s homes, with about 75 percent of the victims of […]