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night driving car accidents

Car accidents are a real risk every time we set out in our car but night time poses a significant increase in the risk for fatal crashes. Across the Unites States, 49 percent of all fatal car crashes happen at night, with a fatality rate per mile of travel about three times as high as […]

product recall

After months of dragging their feet, Samsung issued a product recall of about 2.8 million of their top-load washing machines on November 4, 2016. The issue prompting the recall is that the top of the washing machine can detach from the chassis during a wash cycle, creating a risk of personal injury and property damage […]

child passenger deaths

There is plenty of skepticism from older generations about whether changes in child safety restraints have really reduced child passenger deaths. Many believe that since their children survived without rear-facing infant car seats, for example, that there is really no need for all the new recommendations and laws. But what do the statistics on child […]

Product liability lawsuit

Every year there are companies forced to issue product recalls, sometimes voluntarily and sometimes not. In many cases, a manufacturer may not recognize the issue until they begin receiving complaints of accidents and injuries caused by their defective product. December 2016 product recalls may lead to 2017 product liability lawsuits

recall

Honda Motor Co announced on Thursday that it will be issuing a voluntarily recall of some 650,000 Odyssey minivans in the U.S. this year. What is the technical issue that prompted the recall?

Rain Weather Car Accidents

Poor weather conditions of all kinds increase the risk of car accidents; almost one quarter of all US car crashes are weather related, according to the Federal Highway Administration. Rainy and wet road conditions are particularly hazardous, with 74 percent of all weather related car accidents occurring on wet pavement and 46 percent occurring during […]

car battery explosion

Car battery explosions and electric vehicle battery pack explosions have the potential to cause serious injuries, particularly when they are the result of a car accident. Electric vehicle battery pack explosions In November, 2016 a Tesla Model S crashed into a tree in downtown Indianapolis, killing both of its passengers and bursting into flames. The […]

winter holiday season accidents and injuries

The Christmas and winter holiday season is a time to visit with loved ones and enjoy holiday cheer and decorations. What many don’t realize is that with the holidays comes an increase in personal injuries. These statistics show the risk of winter holiday season accidents and injuries. If you or a loved one was injured […]

worst cooking and baking injuries

At Christmas time the kitchen is used even more than normal and that means the risk of being injured in a booking or cooking accident is increased. Cuts, burns and slip and fall accidents account for the worst baking and cooking injuries. According to SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s ER Dr. Michael Lanigan, burns and cuts […]