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While self-driving cars have the potential to significantly reduce auto accidents and injuries, autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles do not fit neatly into the current motor vehicle and insurance regulatory regimes....more
In a much anticipated ruling, the Fifth Circuit en banc has reversed the original panel ruling in Estis v. McBride Well Service, L.L.C., 731 F.3d 505 (5th Cir. 2013), which sent shockwaves through the maritime bar and...more
United States courts facing forum non conveniens (FNC) motions, at least with respect to lawsuits arising out of air crashes that occur outside of the United States, seem to fall into two distinct camps: Cook County,...more
- An aircraft manufacturer's ability to remove a case to federal court based on admiralty jurisdiction involved consideration of whether "injury became inevitable" while the aircraft was still over water.
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Several media sources in the New Orleans area have reported that a deal is in the works to keep the nearby Avondale Shipyards open past its proposed 2013 closure date. According to a story published by Fox News 8, the deal...more
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Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court held in Williamson v. Mazda Motor of America, Inc., 562 U.S. __ (2011), that federal regulations do not preempt a claim for design defect based on the failure to provide lap-and-shoulder belts...more
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With names like "Angel Flight," "Mercy Flight," and "Life Flight," the EMS helicopter companies market themselves as indispensible life-savers. This article talks about why the industry's accident rate is unacceptably high,...more
If you get into an accident, one of the first things you have to decide is whether to use a Car Accident Attorney, or whether to make a claim against the wrong-doer and his/her insurance company yourself. For a number of...more
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When Brianne Haltom woke from a medically induced coma, she saw her husband's face and had a thousand questions buzzing in her head.
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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
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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
In late May, the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to consider the issue of whether certain products liability lawsuits against car manufacturers can proceed.
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Free advice on the do's and don'ts in handling your Texas personal injury case...more
Here’s the latest roundup of Toyota recall news reports:
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Motorcycles made up nearly 3 percent of all registered...more
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