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Tesla Sparks Serious Product Liability Issues

December 5, 2013

Tesla Motors has made quite a spark in the news recently. With two electric cars catching fire in the U.S. since October, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began a probe for more information. The NHTSA requested information about design modifications and engineering drawings for the Model S electric sedan. Tesla has until Jan. 14 […]

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Football Helmets Continue to Be a Concern with Product Liability

September 4, 2013

It seems as if football is under the microscope every year with new discoveries about the effects of concussions and the ever-changing rules about tackling and where a player can hit another player. This pressure mounts on football equipment manufacturers, the players and the families of young players, as parents weigh the risks and concerns […]

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Auto Fraud Scams on the Rise in U.S.

July 22, 2013

For some countries, auto fraud scams have become such a great issue that dash cameras have become the norm. Now, the U.S. hasn’t reached a high enough level for such cameras to be the norm, but these scams are on the rise and continue to concern drivers in all states. Scammers will prey on anyone […]

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Thousands of Vehicle Recalls in 2013

June 26, 2013

Thousands upon thousands of vehicles have been recalled this year and it’s only June. It seems as if every major vehicle manufacturer has had to recall some vehicle for a defect. Most Japanese made vehicles that were recalled were due to faulty parts from a parts manufacturer in Japan. Even the world’s most popular manufacturer, […]

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Medical Malpractice Meets Fraud

June 25, 2013

Medical malpractice has reached another level this week with reports coming from a Chicago hospital regarding a pulmonologist who allegedly performed unnecessary tracheotomies—procedures to open air passages in the windpipe—according to the Chicago Tribune. The owner, chief financial officer and five physicians of Chicago’s Sacred Heart Hospital are charged with Medicare fraud. The issues is […]

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The Injuries You’re Most at Risk For at Work

February 14, 2013

Let’s be honest, some jobs are dangerous and require tasks that aren’t always the safest. Most companies do a substantial job of protecting workers and enforcing security measures, but accidents just happen unexpectedly. An employee or employer could be at fault for the accident, but most circumstances are random and it’s hard to determine fault. […]

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What You Need To Know About Medical Malpractice

February 14, 2013

(US law) Considering that 195,000 people are killed on average every year in the U.S. because of medical malpractice means that it’s not as uncommon as people think. You hope doctors, nurses and other medical professionals know what they are doing in the moment, but they have lapses in thought and knowledge at times and […]

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