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Closing NHTSA’s Revolving Door

April 20, 2015

Closing NHTSA’s Revolving Door The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been under a lot of scrutiny in the past year due to the fact that the agency overlooked several large safety defects in vehicles.  In order for the agency to function as it should, it will need to close its large revolving door. The…

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New Medical Advancements Could Change Personal Injury Cases

April 13, 2015

New Medical Advancements Could Change Personal Injury Cases Advancement in medical treatment technology may have attorneys seeking damages to completely heal their clients A new cyborg-style implant may give paralyzed patients the opportunity to walk again. Although it may seem like science fiction, French scientists have created a thin prosthetic ribbon which would align with…

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Recall Act would Require Consumers to Repair Safety Defects before Registration Renewal

March 18, 2015

Recall Act would Require Consumers to Repair Safety Defects before Registration Renewal A new bill was introduced in the Senate which would require recall repairs to be made before registration renewals are granted. Last year, the year of recalls, the average completion rate for a recall was only 75%, which is an improvement from years…

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Senate Panel Approves Auto Whistleblower Bill

March 11, 2015

Senate Panel Approves Auto Whistleblower Bill The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee approved a measure which would offer financial incentives for auto industry employees who share uncovered safety defects with the government. The unanimous decision came after two large auto safety crises in 2014: the defective GM ignition switch and the faulty and explosive Takata airbags.…

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The Civil Jury Trial: The Anchor of Liberty

February 27, 2015

The Civil Jury Trial:   The Anchor of Liberty  Thomas Jefferson, certainly no small participant in writing up our Constitution, called the right to jury trial “the only anchor ever yet imagined by man, by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution.”     Sir William Blackstone, writing about our Common…

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New NHTSA Administrator Plans on Making Big Changes

February 6, 2015

New NHTSA Administrator Plans on Making Big Changes Mark Rosekind was sworn in as NHTSA administrator on December 22, following confirmation by the Senate. Rosekind was quick to point out the flaws of NHTSA in the past and share how he plans to make changes. One of the first things mentioned was how complaints are…

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A Call To Support Your Seventh Amendment Right

January 8, 2015

ABOTA, the American Board of Trial Advocates, recently launched the Save Our Juries website. SaveOurJuries.org‘s mission is to “uphold the jury system provided by the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution by educating the American public about the current issues, the history and the value of the right to trial by jury” according to the…

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The Safety Record Blog’s Top Ten in 2014 – Safety Research and Strategies, Inc.

January 5, 2015

The Safety Record Blog’s Top Ten in 2014 – Safety Research and Strategies, Inc. 1. GM Ignition Switches, the Big Opener for 2014 Who knew on Jan. 1 that just a few weeks later, we’d be watching one of the biggest safety defect scandals unfold when the world learned that GM had been sitting hiding…

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What the FDA is doing about unreliable labels

December 29, 2014

What the FDA is doing about unreliable labels If you have a severe food allergy, you are probably very aware of food labels. When food labels are not reliable, the result can be severe and even deadly. The Food and Drug Administration calls these allergens not listed on labels, “undeclared allergens.” They currently account for…

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Uber Drive Charged with Death of 3-year-old Girl

December 23, 2014

Uber Drive Charged with Death of 3-year-old Girl A former driver for Uber Technologies Inc. whose car struck and killed a 6-year-old girl in San Francisco was charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter. On December 31 at 8:00 p.m., Syed Muzaffar, 58, was logged into the Uber app, but did not currently have any passengers in…

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