Unknown Danger: Why Reclined Car Seats can be Deceptively Unsafe | LE

Case-to-Remember
February 5, 2018

Unknown Danger: Why Reclined Car Seats can be Deceptively Unsafe

Many readers don’t know this, but it’s possible that tilting your vehicle’s seat back to rest or take a nap can dramatically increase the risk of serious injury or death.  Even though this issue is just as important as that of defective tires, most consumers and passengers don’t understand these risks, auto makers (like Ford, GM, Chrysler and Toyota) have known of this danger for more than 40 years.

Mark Emison
January 19, 2018

Safety Alert: My First Doll Recall and its Dangers to Children

Defective products are not limited to vehicles, drugs, medical devices and other products that harm adults. In the latest consumer product to hit news for being […]

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
August 26, 2016

Unsafe Pavement Drop-Offs Cause Severe Accidents

Drivers beware: when hitting the road for sight-seeing, family visits and other long-distance travel, you may be at risk of encountering hazards that put your […]

Langdon 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