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    • NJ Jury Hits J&J With $37M Verdict Over Mesothelioma Linked to Baby Powder Use

      NJ Jury Hits J&J With $37M Verdict Over Mesothelioma Linked to Baby Powder Use

      In early April 2018, jurors in Brunswick, New Jersey (NJ), made legal history by finding for the first time that asbestos in talcum powder products sold by Johnson & Johnson caused a plaintiff’s mesothelioma. The jury ordered the personal care […]

    • Do I Need a Virginia Beach Car Accident Attorney?

      Do I Need a Virginia Beach Car Accident Attorney?

      When you are in a car accident caused by another party, a claim must be filed against the at-fault party’s insurance company. But it is critical to know that the conversation you have with that insurance company can determine how […]

    • Under the Influence of Marijuana in Virginia Car Crashes

      Under the Influence of Marijuana in Virginia Car Crashes

      Most people relate driving under the influence to alcohol consumption. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), marijuana users are roughly 25 percent more likely to be involved in an automobile collision in comparison to drivers […]

    • Why Car Accident Injury Symptoms Are Sometimes Delayed

      Why Car Accident Injury Symptoms Are Sometimes Delayed

      When a person is involved in a car crash, it can be an extremely stressful experience. The majority of crashes occur with no warning, in split seconds, and is usually a shock to all those involved. Many drivers’ first instinct […]

    • Distracted to Death? Spike in Fatal Pedestrian Crashes Matches Rise in Smartphone Use

      Distracted to Death? Spike in Fatal Pedestrian Crashes Matches Rise in Smartphone Use

      Correlation is not causation, but the concomitant rises of smartphone use and deadly crashes involving pedestrians sure seem to be related. This is a top-line insight from Governors Highway Safety Association’s latest Spotlight on Highway Safety report, which estimates that, […]

    • Can a Stressalyzer Help Cut Distracted Driving Accidents?

      Can a Stressalyzer Help Cut Distracted Driving Accidents?

      Study after study shows that as a society, we are stressed. This stress is evident in many things we do in our daily lives. One of those ways is driving. Stress causes people to drive aggressively, as well as engage […]

    • How Has GM Avoided the Massive Takata Defective Airbag Recalls?

      How Has GM Avoided the Massive Takata Defective Airbag Recalls?

      Fourteen automakers have announced even more vehicle models to add to the already massive Takata defective airbag recall list. This comes a month after Takata added an additional 3 million more vehicles which have faulty airbag inflators. These latest recalls […]

    • 1 Dead When Amtrak Train Carrying GOP Lawmakers Derails Near Crozet, Virginia

      1 Dead When Amtrak Train Carrying GOP Lawmakers Derails Near Crozet, Virginia

      One person died Jan. 31 when an Amtrak train carrying Republican lawmakers to an annual retreat collided with a truck at a railroad crossing and derailed near Crozet, Virginia. The White House has confirmed the train crash fatality. One person also was […]

    • Social Media Accounts and Personal Injury Claims

      Social Media Accounts and Personal Injury Claims

      For better or for worse, social media has become an integral part of many people’s lives. From posting funny memes to photos to comments about the current status of their personal lives, it’s all put out there for the world […]

    • Deaths of Tom Petty, Prince Connected by Dangerous Opioid Medication

      Deaths of Tom Petty, Prince Connected by Dangerous Opioid Medication

      Fentanyl robbed the word of two irreplaceable musical geniuses in less than 18 months. Prince unintentionally overdosed on a combination of fentanyl and the similar, though less-powerful opioid, U-47700 on April 16, 2016. Then, on October 22, 2017, Tom Petty […]