Seat Belts and Auto Accidents

 In the United States it is the law for operators and passengers of automobiles to use seatbelts. Seatbelts have been instrumental in preventing injuries and deaths on America’s roadways. For those who have been injured in an auto accident, whether or not the injured party was wearing a seatbelt may have some bearing on the…

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Airbag Safety

 Airbags have been a staple in American cars for almost twenty years. The bags are intended to reduce the force of impact for a body in a collision. The first airbags were placed in the steering wheel, but as the technology developed there are airbags also placed near doors and other points of potential impact…

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Car Technology Litigation

 During the past several years Toyota has had to endure litigation concerning the technology in its vehicles that assists with driving. Several plaintiffs have filed suit alleging that a defect in the car caused unintended acceleration in the vehicle. While the early cases focused on things like car mats and gas pedals, later arguments began…

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Energy Drinks and Personal Injury

 Energy drinks have quickly become a part of the American snacking lifestyle. As Americans work longer hours and try to fit in more activities within a day, such drinks are considered a life-saver among many. Makers of energy drinks have responded, adding more caffeine to the drinks and increasing the size of the product. Unfortunately,…

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Exercise Products and Personal Injury

 I admit—I am an exercise junkie. I have tried all types of at-home exercise equipment, many of which are sitting collecting dust in my garage after the next new product has come in. I have purchased many shoes for my marathon training, and I have a variety of old membership cards to various gyms. In…

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