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ETHICAL RESPONCIBILITIES OF HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS & FIRST RESPONDERS

With specialized knowledge and training all health care professionals are held to certain legal requirements, this article is dedicated to the first responders and the very important medical-legal concepts such as negligence,...more

New York Bus Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on Bus Accident Near Sloatsberg

New York bus accident lawyer David Perecman comments on the serious bus accidents in New York that can and do occur, including the recent Trailways bus accident. Eight people were injured when a New York City bound...more

Motor Vehicle Safety Act May Be Closer to Implementation

Chicago Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney Illinois Personal Injury Attorney The Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2010 was introduced in May 2010 following a series of Toyota recalls caused by an unintended acceleration...more

Voluntary Auto Recalls on the Rise in 2010

2010 was a record year for voluntary automobile recalls. Over 20.3 million cars were recalled last year. The recall statistics were obtained from a recent report released by the National Highway Traffic Safety...more

Taking On Toyota

Toyota’s troubles with sudden acceleration have given rise to litigation seeking to hold the carmaker accountable. Pursuing these cases in the courtroom will require a smart strategy and the willingness to face a tough,...more

Crash Survivor: "Air Bag Didn't Help Me"

When Brianne Haltom woke from a medically induced coma, she saw her husband's face and had a thousand questions buzzing in her head. "I was like, 'Did we have a party?' He was like, 'No, you were in a wreck,' and it all came...more

Tire Defect Attorney Files Lawsuit Against General Motors After Woman Killed in Car Rollover

Rob Ammons of the Ammons Law Firm has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Guadalupe Montana a representative of the late Maria Guadalupe Cabello de Montana, killed after a tire defect caused her car to rollover. ...more

Tire Defect Attorney Files Lawsuit Against Ford Motor Company After Woman Killed in Car Roll Over

Rob Ammons of the Ammons Law Firm has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Rogelio Lomeli a representative of the late Yesmit Rodriguez and two minor children. Rodriguez was killed after a tire defect caused her car to rollover. ...more

Dangers of Unbelted Students In School Buses

Beginning September 1, all new school buses are required to be equipped with seatbelts. But it could be years before students in the area are forced to buckle up....more

DWD: Driving While Distracted - The New DUI

DWD (aka Driving While Distracted) is the new DUI -- commonplace and deadly. In this article, John Elliott Leighton discusses the scop eof the problem, legal remedies, and societal deterrents to this behavior. In what has...more

Bayler Bike Accident Brings Extra Safety Focus to Mayor's Ride

The tragic death of Huntsville biking advocate Sharon Baylor on May 9 highlights the need for both bicyclists and motorists to focus on safety. Baylor, who was on a group ride on Saturday the 9th, was killed in a...more

Study: Night Driving Greatest Risk for Fatal Teen Car Accidents

For teens, nighttime driving is more likely to result in death than drinking, speeding or failure to wear a seatbelt, according to a 10-year nationwide study by the Texas Transportation Institute. The study, which used...more

Resort Torts: Vacation, Resort and Recreational Liability

Resort Torts: Vacation, Resort and Recreational Liability is the publication following John Elliott Leighton's 2nd Annual Resort Tort seminar in Miami, Florida. The seminar, moderated by Brenda Shapiro, Esq., focuses on...more

Tire Safety and Aging: Precautions you can take to keep yourself and your family safe

While most drivers are well aware of the inherent dangers of driving a vehicle on Florida’s roadways, far fewer realize that a substantial number of crashes are caused by improperly maintained or defective tires. The National...more

NHTSA Says Toyota Acceleration Defect Linked to 34 Fatalities

Here’s the latest roundup of Toyota recall news reports: NBC Nightly News (2/15, story 7, 0:25, Williams) reported, “Federal safety officials said today the number of deaths that could be linked to sudden acceleration of...more

NATIONAL SURVEY OF SPEEDING AND OTHER UNSAFE DRIVING ACTIONS

Las Vegas, Nevada Injury, Traffic Ticket Lawyer: research finding Traffic & Speeding Ticket Information NATIONAL SURVEY OF SPEEDING AND OTHER UNSAFE DRIVING ACTIONS VOLUME II: DRIVER ATTITUDES & BEHAVIOR Chapters 1...more

Resort Torts - Identifying Deadly Dangers for Tourists

Article authored by John Elliott Leighton on identifying Resort Torts -- those injuries as a result of vacation, leisure and transportation activities. Published in the South Floridfa Legal Guide in 2009....more

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