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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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 – […]
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 […]
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, […]