Uber Lawsuit- Ride Sharing “Inherently Dangerous” Class Action Lawsuit Claims.

Uber is keen on boasting that it has the “safest rides on the road,” but a lawsuit is looking to make a dent in that claim. The litigation, filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Northern California, accuses Uber Technologies Inc., the…

Fighting For Benefits, Female Veterans Battle Against Sex-Assault Triggered PTSD

A recent survey by the US Department of Veterans Affairs shows that one in four women said they experienced sexual harassment or assault while serving in our nation’s military. It’s an infuriating issue made all the more serious by the…

Texting & Driving, The Numbers Don’t Lie

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving is “any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving.” That list includes activities like applying…

You May Be Eligible For A Free Game From Sony Over PSN Class Action Lawsuit

Good, or at least decent, things come to those who wait, even if they had no choice but do so. In 2011, Sony suffered a massive breach of the Playstation Network, compromising data for gamers across the world and resulting in an extended…

Kia Recalls Over 80,000 Forte Sedans Due To Fire Risk

Kia is recalling nearly 87,000 Forte sedans from the 2014 model year because of a potential fire risk. The recall is expected to begin on February 24. The Problem: In certain 2014 Forte vehicles, the cooling system’s radiator fan resistor…

Former McDonald’s Employee Files Civil Suit Against Ex-Employer

(Reuters) - Former McDonald's Corp workers in Virginia filed a civil rights lawsuit Thursday against the world's largest fast-food chain and owner of restaurants where they worked in the latest bid to hold it legally responsible for the actions…

Doctors Who Practice Without A Conscience

  According to the American Cancer Society’s annual report, in 2015 there will be an estimated 1,658,370 new cancer cases diagnosed and 589,430 cancer deaths in the US. For most people with cancer, finding out that they have the disease…
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Nursing Home Abuse Increasing

Families turn to nursing homes to give the elderly the care and attention they need, but a congressional report out Monday says 1,600 U.S. nursing homes — nearly one-third — have been cited for abuse, reports CBS News Correspondent Bill…

OSHA Implements New Rules Regarding Reporting Work Injuries

2015 ushered in a new law mandated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), employers nationwide are required to notify the agency when an employee is killed on the job within eight hours and to report any work-related…

Major Automakers Putting Pressure On Takata Over Defective Airbags

Multiple major players in the automotive world met in Detroit recently, putting the finishing touches on a collaborative effort to take Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata to task over fatal defects in their products. Representatives from…
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Does Cheaper Gas Lead To More Car Accidents?

What You Need to Know About Low Gas Prices and Car Crashes Lower prices at the pump are generally considered a good thing, right? You save money and can avoid taking public transportation if you want. It's always great to save when filling…
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Ikea Recalls Crib Mattresses

IKEA is recalling a series of crib mattress that could entrap an infant. Already the company has received two reports of infants becoming entrapped between the mattress and an end of the crib. The children were removed without injury. The…
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Chrysler recalls almost 70,000 trucks

'- NEW YORK (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 67,000 model year 2006 and 2007 pickups because of a problem that could allow the trucks to be started without the clutch being depressed. Chrysler said one death is associated with the…
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Pres. Obama calls for stricter data privacy laws.

President Barack Obama has unveiled new proposals on how consumers' personal data is handled. Obama called for legislation that will require firms to inform customers of data breaches within 30 days as well as protect students' information. He…

What is a businesses liability for customer injuries?

from AllLaw.com If you slip, fall, or are otherwise injured in a store, you may have a valid legal claim against that business. Here's why: Businesses that welcome the public onto their premises have a legal duty to keep them "reasonably"…

Honda Fined $70 Million.

  From foxnews.com The Obama administration said Thursday it is fining Honda $70 million -- the largest civil penalty levied against an automaker -- for not reporting to regulators some 1,729 complaints that its vehicles caused deaths…

7 Tips to Drive Safer at Night

Statistics show that the average human will spend over 75 years of their life, driving. Now since most of our daily driving (75%) happens during the daylight hours, over 50% of auto related deaths happen at night. These 7 tips will help…

Why Life Insurance is so Important to Have.

For most, life insurance is not something anyone wants to think about. Some people may feel uncomfortable talking  about such a sad stage of life. However, that kind of mindset can leave a person unprepared should something unexpected and…

What are damage caps in a personal injury case?

When you are injured in an accident, or suffer any kind of personal injury, you deserve to recover the money you’re entitled to. Unfortunately, in many situations where people suffer a personal injury, some state laws limit the amount of…

Do Insurance Companies Commit Fraud when staking out Injured Workers?

Have you noticed a suspicious vehicle lurking in your neighborhood lately, or is there a stranger that seems to be everywhere you go? If you have an active workers’ compensation claim, then you may not be imaging things. More and more, we…

Medical University Hospital and over 10 other SC hospitals face penalty after medical mistakes.

13 SC hospitals are being penalized by federal medicare program for making too many avoidable mistakes that could have harmed patients. Such mistakes as catheter-associated urinary tract infections, central-line bloodstream infections and…