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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.
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
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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The Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2010 was introduced in May 2010 following a series of Toyota recalls caused by an unintended acceleration...more
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
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
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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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
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
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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