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Train and Railroad Workers at Risk from Asbestos Exposure

Railroad employees who worked onboard trains or in a railyard may be at an increased risk of developing mesothelioma or other diseases caused by asbestos exposure. Research has found that railroad workers are significantly...more

Deal in the works to keep Avondale Shipyard open past 2013

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

Fasten Your Seatbelt: U.S. Supreme Court Rules Federal Seatbelt Regulation Does Not Preempt State Law Tort Suit

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

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

EMS Helicopter Crash Litigation

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

After an accident: How a lawyer can help you

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

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

SCOTUS to Consider Seatbelt Lawsuits Against Auto Makers

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. At issue in the case is whether federal regulations...more

Government Now Says 89 Deaths Linked to Toyota Acceleration Problems

According to the Associated Press the government now says unintended acceleration in Toyota vehicles may have been involved in the deaths of 89 people over the past decade. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...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

Top 15 Ways To Ruin Your Texas Personal Injury Case

Free advice on the do's and don'ts in handling your Texas personal injury case...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

Wrongful Death Cases and Claims - A California Wrongful Death Attorney Discusses When It’s Right To Make A Claim

Wrongful death attorneys in California know that before a family member can be ready to begin the process of making a claim for the loss of a loved one, a family member needs time to grieve. Wrongful death lawyers need to...more

Motorcycle Involvement in Crashes

An estimated 142,000 motorcyclists have died in traffic crashes since the enactment of the Highway Safety and National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966. Motorcycles made up nearly 3 percent of all registered...more

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