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Commercial drivers of large trucks, such as 18-wheelers and semi-trucks, are given a great deal of responsibility in being permitted to drive these large vehicles. They’re required to be highly attentive, alert, and technically skilled at maneuvering these giant vehicles, all for many hours a day. A failure to remain mentally and physically alert… Read More »
In what is seen as a major step forward for the safety of drivers and passengers, 20 major car manufacturers representing nearly all of the American vehicle market have agreed to make Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) systems standard on new vehicles. The manufacturers announced that the feature should come installed on nearly all models… Read More »
Mobile defective medical device & personal injury attorney J. Allan Brown reports on $72 million verdict for family of cancer victim caused by talcum powder.
Mobile personal injury attorney J. Allan Brown discusses $80 million verdict for woman injured by defective medical device hemorrhoid stapler.
Hoverboards have been making the news often this winter. The devices began making headlines for their extraordinary popularity, topping lists of the most popular Christmas gifts, despite a hefty $400-800 price tag. Now that Christmas gifts have been opened, hoverboards are in the news for the risks of injury and of bursting into flame… Read More »
Being the victim of a rear-end accident is an extremely common event on American roads. These accidents can vary drastically in the sorts of injuries they cause vehicle occupants, ranging from mild neck discomfort to serious neurological trauma. The factors leading to these different outcomes from rear-end accidents can be difficult to study using… Read More »
It may surprise you to learn that 25% of all nursing home residents are believed to be taking anti-psychotic drugs, despite widespread evidence that the practice is unsafe and unnecessary. This number stands in stark contrast to the 5% of nursing home residents who are believed to have conditions which the drugs are intended… Read More »
In a scandal that has sent stock prices for the German automaker Volkswagen plummeting, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) accused the manufacturer in recent weeks of evading American air quality standards in regards to its “clean diesel” models. In an allegation which the manufacturer has since confirmed to be true, the EPA claimed… Read More »
When undergoing a major surgery requiring general anesthesia, you’re very vulnerable to the attention and care of your doctors. Often, errors that occur during the surgery itself make the news, such as a doctor leaving surgical implements or sponges in the patient, operating on the wrong body part, or failing to adequately sterilize surgical… Read More »
Medical malpractice claims can not only be scary—they can be life-changing. Some claims of malpractice are very straightforward, such as where a doctor mistakenly amputates the wrong limb. Others, such as a negligently delayed diagnosis, can be more subtle and harder to identify. Below are some guidelines you should follow if you believe you… Read More »