Last year's recall of Jensen Farms cantaloupe in Colorado was one of the deadliest outbreaks in recent times. The tainted products spread far and wide throughout 28 states including Colorado, Illinois, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.
New bill would require Black boxes for 18 wheelers to reduce accidents
We all know that using a cell phone while driving is dangerous, but it's the worst habit that drivers have picked up lately. Researchers have shown it's even worse than drinking and driving, but lawmakers have not passed a widespread federal ban on cell phone use. But such a law may be created soon as the research piles up, showing us the consequences of accidents caused while texting and driving.
Air bags are one of the most important lines of defense in the event of a car accident. We take for granted that these devices will protect us and our loved ones in an accident, but we often forget that sometimes manufacturers make mistakes, and the products that are supposed to function sometimes fail.
Thousands of workplace injuries take place every year despite industry regulations that are supposed to protect workers. Many accidents occur because employers do not always follow safety regulations or pay proper attention to the working environment that their employees have to face on a daily basis. As a result, there are always workplace injury victims that have to consult personal injury lawyers in order to receive compensation for injuries they sustain at work.
Chrysler announced an expansion to an earlier recall of Jeep Liberty SUVs, adding 2006 to 2007 models to the recall.In March, the recall originally included 200,000 Liberty cars from 2aels to the recall. The total number of affected vehicles is 347,000.
The FDA issues recalls for harmful drugs in order to protect the public, but does not do a great job of communicating that information, a new article by Reuters points out.
Our economy relies heavily on the use of 18-wheelers for transportation to move goods interstate and within states to support our commerce and industry.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating a driver's claim that a side curtain air bag cut off half of the driver's ear when it deployed in a crash.
Toyota Motor Corp. has just begun a recall of the 2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport sedan in order to rectify a problem with its variable-ratio steering that may lead to drivers losing control when on the road. The faulty electronic control units pose a huge safety risk for drivers on the road.