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The Most Dangerous (And Safest) Cities for Motorcyclists

Many motorcyclists undoubtedly enjoy riding through the wide open spaces afforded by the country roads or the freeways and highways throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the rest of the United States. When cruising down the open road, you can more or less, expect to be able to able to embrace a carefree spirit. However, we […]

Vehicle to Vehicle Communications Poised to Revolutionize Highway Safety?

On August 20th, 2014 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that it is accepting comments for a proposed motor vehicle standard that would require new vehicles to have vehicle to vehicle (V2V) communications compatibility. New passenger cars, light trucks, pickups, and SUVs would all be affected by this new regulation and would likely be […]

Your Personal Injury Lawsuit can be stopped in its tracks by a Liability Waiver

Prior to signing up for participation in a recreational activity like bungee jumping, zip lining or skydiving the vendor is likely to require you to sign a waiver of liability or an exculpatory agreement. Likewise if your child would like to participate in youth sports like football, soccer, or cross-country you are also likely to […]

The Impacts of Non-Disclosure Agreements in Product Liability Settlements

The New York Times and major media outlets have covered General Motor’s defective ignition switch problem in extensive detail. One of the more explosive charges leveled against GM in the press and Congress has been GM’s handling of the defect and failure to report it to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA). As already […]

Are High School Sports putting Children at Increased Risk of Traumatic Brain Injury?

Children are our most precious resource and we should therefore guard the health and safety of the next generation carefully. As the 2014 – 2015 school year approaches, many high school athletics programs have already begun their practices and many youth sports teams are sure to follow. However, each year parents, coaches, athletic directors, and […]

Chrysler retools Safety Oversight; 3rd GM Recall for Trucks that catch Fire

In a move that perhaps reveals the extent of pressure from lawmakers and the public to do more on car and truck safety Chrysler Corp moved to establish a Vehicle Safety and Regulatory Compliance department. This reorganization of their safety efforts is apparently an attempt to improve internal communication. It is likely in response to […]

Seeking Medical Attention (and then Legal Help) following a Serious Injury is Essential

Visiting a doctor immediately after a traumatic brain injury, serious burn, broken bones, or other catastrophic injury isn’t just a common-sense step to protect your own health, it can also protect any legal claims you may have. However, over the 34 years that I have practiced, I have unfortunately seen too many well-intentioned, but misinformed, […]

Summer Hazards: Is your red gas can a time bomb?

Whether you are fueling up your lawn mower or lawn tractor, setting out on your dirt bike or ATV, or about to embark on your boat or wave runner it is likely that you have come across the red plastic portable fuel canister. Most people would not think twice before utilizing one of these devices […]

What can we learn from NASCAR and motorsports to prevent Motorcycle Accidents?

Many NASCAR fans and sports fans at-large have already heard of the tragic news from the dirt-track race in upstate New York. For those still unfamiliar with the incident, it occurred on Saturday August 9, 2014 at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park. Well-known NASCAR driver Tony Stewart was participating in a dirt-track race – a hobby […]

Riders Stuck on Six Flags Joker’s Jinx Rollercoaster for 5 Hours before Rescue

When we visit a major theme park or amusement park we expect an issue-free day where we can enjoy all of the park’s attractions and features. However sometimes despite planning and precautions, unanticipated events and scenarios can unfold. Such was the case at in Maryland at Six Flags America on Sunday August 10, 2014. Six […]

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