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Additional vehicles added to the Takata air bag recall

Toyota Motor Corp recently announced that it is recalling another 1.7 million vehicles worldwide because of potentially defective Takata airbags. According to Reuters, Ford Motor Co also recently announced that it was recalling 953,000 vehicles worldwide for the same reason. The Takata air bag recall, which began in 2016, is recognized by the National Highway … Continue reading Additional vehicles added to the Takata air bag recall

Traumatic brain injury comes with long-lasting consequences

Serious injuries of any kind come with consequences. Multiple broken bones take time to heal, and internal injuries may mean lengthy hospital stays, for example. However, trauma to the head and brain can have consequences that last for months, years or even a lifetime. On top of the initial trauma, victims of traumatic brain injury … Continue reading Traumatic brain injury comes with long-lasting consequences

Can I file a wrongful death suit if my loved one was unemployed?

Since a lot of the damages that family members can claim in a wrongful death lawsuit relate to the income-earning potential of their deceased loved one, a common question encountered by personal injury attorneys relates to unemployed relatives. If your relative didn’t have a job or never held a job at the time of his … Continue reading Can I file a wrongful death suit if my loved one was unemployed?

What are some important elements of a sound estate plan?

Talking about end of life issues is usually an uncomfortable process for all involved parties. People who want to begin their estate planning may find it difficult to broach these topics with loved ones. On the other hand, family members find it equally difficult to hear a loved one talking about their end of life … Continue reading What are some important elements of a sound estate plan?

Get answers to questions about premises liability

The owners of hotels, shops and restaurants may be liable if they fail to keep their properties safe and this results in an injury to their patrons. However, many of the victims who get hurt as a result of a property owner’s negligence, are completely ignorant of the fact that they can pursue financial compensation … Continue reading Get answers to questions about premises liability

How do doctors diagnose a spinal cord injury?

Spinal cord injuries are an unfortunate part of many catastrophic car crashes. These injuries can leave victims unable to care for themselves without assistance, unable to hold down a job and unable to enjoy many of the leisurely activities they engaged in before their accidents. However, with swift, appropriate and advanced medical treatment, many spinal … Continue reading How do doctors diagnose a spinal cord injury?

2 questions about wrongful death lawsuits

It’s hard — if not impossible — to deal with the devastating emotional effects of losing a loved one in a fatal accident. Trying to add the complexity of pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit on top of this is even more difficult. In most cases, for example, wrongful death plaintiffs will have an infinite number … Continue reading 2 questions about wrongful death lawsuits

Subaru has recalled approximately 400,000 cars

The world-famous automaker, Subaru, recently announced the recall of 400,000 vehicles in the United States due to a stalling problem. The recall affects two separate groups of vehicles: 299,000 model years 2018 Legacy and Outback cars; and 166,000 model years 2012-2014 Imprezas, and model year 2013 BRZ, XV Crostrek and Toyota Scion FR-S’s. The first … Continue reading Subaru has recalled approximately 400,000 cars

Why it is easier to get away with hit-and-runs in late autumn

Despite the increase in security measures and awareness of the issue, hit-and-run fatalities have recently come to a record high. Certain states in the nation have it worse than others, and unfortunately, Tennessee is one of them. Recent studies show that Tennessee is one of the top ten states with the highest average number of … Continue reading Why it is easier to get away with hit-and-runs in late autumn

BMW recalls 1.6 million diesel vehicles

BMW announced last Tuesday that it will expand a recall of 480,000 diesel cars to a total of 1.6 million. The recall will affect BMWs found throughout the world. It was inspired by numerous cars that caught on fire in South Korea earlier this year. According to BMW, the problems that caused the fires relates … Continue reading BMW recalls 1.6 million diesel vehicles