Ford Motor Company continues to be dogged by recalls regarding a defective door latch to its Lincoln model vehicles. At the request of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or NHTSA, Ford agreed to expand the recall notice from its 2013-2015 Ford C-Max and Ford Escape, 2015 Ford Mustang, Lincoln MKC, 2014-2016 Ford Transit Connect, and 2012-2015 Ford Focus. The recall now affects around 2,383,292 vehicles sold throughout North America.
When injured, it is natural to want to reach out to your support system for comfort. In this day and age, that often means posting information on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter or Snapchat. Although this is tempting, those who are moving forward with a personal injury claim need to use these sites carefully.
Most news stories focus on the fact that Zika can cause birth defects if an infected mosquito bites a woman who is pregnant. But researchers from Rockefeller University found that the Zika virus might also affect adult human brain cells. Unfortunately, there is not yet a cure for Zika however this post can discuss the potential health effects and methods to avoid possible infection
Much has been made in the news of late regarding the combusting batteries in Samsung's Galaxy Note 7. The world's largest cell phone manufacturer recalled 2.5 million units of its new top-of-the-line model on Sept. 2nd after it was reported that there were 92 instances in the U.S. where batteries overheated or caught fire while charging. This is the result of a battery manufacturer error.
Some errors are obvious, like forgetting objects inside of patients. Some mistakes are difficult to detect, as the case of one woman who lived with a sponge in her body for four years. This post will address the various injuries that questions that arise during surgical errors.
Federal regulators from the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration ("NHTSA") and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ("FMCSA") proposed a new rule that would require all new vehicles weighing more than 26,000 pounds be equipped with speed governors. A speed governor would automatically and forcibly prevent any vehicle so equipped from exceeding a pre-set speed limit.