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October 2, 2018

Top 5 Reasons Deadly Guardrails are on U.S. Roadways

Defective guardrails installed on U.S. roadways are maiming and killing motorists. While the defects are well-established, the story behind them tells a much darker tale of deceit and corporate misconduct.

David Brose
May 22, 2018

Keyless Vehicles Cause Increasing Injuries, Deaths

After two decades of increasing injuries and deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning caused by keyless-ignition vehicles, The New York Times has published an article that examines the risks of keyless cars and automakers’ failure to act.

Brett Emison
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May 15, 2018

Abandoned Takata Airbags Make Their Way Into Used Vehicles

The Takata airbag recall has placed a national spotlight on the dangers surrounding the faulty airbags. However, a critical safety issue is often missing from the discussion: the grave danger of abandoned or used airbags manufactured by Japan-based Takata.

David Brose
April 9, 2018

The Dangers of Goodyear RV Tires

Defective Goodyear tires installed on thousands of recreational vehicles (RVs) allegedly caused crashes that injured or killed nearly 100 people in the past two decades.

David Brose
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March 6, 2018

Why Lax Medical Device Regulations Threaten Public Health

After an exhaustive study of the safety and efficacy of artificial hip implants, The New York Times has published an article that examines the risks of metal hips and other medical devices that go untested and largely unregulated.

Mark Emison
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December 15, 2017

Bair Hugger Warming Blanket Lawsuits Will Proceed to Trial

In a critical victory for victims of Bair Hugger warming blanket infections, a Minnesota trial judge presiding ruled this week that the claims will continue […]

Brett Emison
December 15, 2017

The Dangers of Aftermarket Vehicles

According to recent reports, the aftermarket vehicle market will be shaken up by automated driving technology. But, what constitutes an aftermarket vehicle? In this post, we […]

Brett Emison
November 20, 2017

Tree Stand Hazards: What Every Hunter Needs to Know

Every autumn, thousands of Americans take to the woods for deer hunting. What’s rarely discussed are the inherent dangers of hunting from elevated tree stands. […]

Langdon Emison
March 29, 2017

Defective Tires Cause Severe Accidents

A common cause of motor vehicle crashes are tire failures, or what may often be referred to in accident reports as “blow-outs.” Crashes involving tire […]

Brett Emison
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July 1, 2016

Choosing a Safe Car for your Teenager

Many parents dread the day their children turn 16. We look at this milestone not only as parents ourselves, but also through another lens – […]

Langdon Emison
July 1, 2016

Who Is Responsible When Autonomous Vehicles Crash?

This week, the first reported death involving an autonomous – or, in this case, a semi-autonomous – vehicle occurred. While driving in Florida, the victim’s […]

Brett Emison
June 30, 2016

Feds Warn: Park Your Honda Vehicles Until Takata Airbags Are Replaced

A particular subset of Takata airbag inflators in older model Honda and Acura vehicles show a far higher risk of ruptures during air bag deployment, […]

Brett Emison