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Court Schedules Arguments on FMCSA's New Hours of Service Rule on March 15, 2013
Clark Ervin on National Security’s Business Impacts
Gene Grabowski on American Airlines' Brand Challenges
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Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
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Madlyn Primoff - Industries Facing Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy: A Cyclical Business
Google real estate director John Igoe - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
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 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
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The Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2010 was introduced in May 2010 following a series of Toyota recalls caused by an unintended acceleration...more
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
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
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
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
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
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 (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
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
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 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
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
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
Far too many teens keep dying in nighttime car accidents. In fact, sixteen-year-old night drivers are twice as likely to die in fatal car crashes than their peers driving only during the day. Car accidents remain the “leading...more
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
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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