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The NHTSA Takes Legal Action Against Takata

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued two Consent Orders against Takata, the Japanese airbag manufacturer who built and sold defective airbags, in what is now known as the largest civil penalty action in the NHTSAs forty-five… Read More

The National Sleep Foundation Promotes Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

According to a 2015 poll from the National Sleep Foundation, more than 168 million Americans have driven a vehicle while feeling sleepy, and an astounding 103 million reported falling asleep behind the wheel at some point while driving. Of the 103 million… Read More

Halloween Safety Tips for Phoenix AZ and Surrounding Families

Halloween means many parents are busy helping their children make costumes, fill treat bags for school parties and carve jack-o-lanterns. But amidst the excitement of costumes and candy, the personal injury attorneys at the Phillips Law Group urge parents… Read More

Voice Activated Car Systems are Distracting Drivers

While technology that permits drivers to multitask may be touted as a safer option than a cell phone, science is heralding voice activated cars as precarious. Thought by car manufacturers and certain technology companies to be safe, new research reveals… Read More

Defensive Driving Tips for Accident Prevention

With aggressive drivers threatening other motorists on the nation's roadways, drivers need to know how they can lower their risk of being involved in an auto accident. One of the best ways drivers can protect themselves is to practice defensive driving. Defensive… Read More

National Teen Driver Safety Week Highlights Five to Drive

Parents and their teen drivers are strongly encouraged to participate in National Teen Driver Safety Week, a special week designated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to bring awareness to the importance of safe driving habits… Read More

Americans Will Experience At Least One Diagnostic Error in Their Lifetime

A recent report by the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine reveals the majority of Americans will experience a minimum of one diagnostic error during their lifetime. These diagnostic errors include such… Read More

U.S. Workplace Deaths Increase by Two Percent

In 2014, the total number of workplace deaths increased by two percent, most notably among contracted, self-employed, and aging workers. Preliminary numbers from the federal government put the 2014 total death toll at 4,679, whereas the 2013 death toll… Read More

Nursing Home Abuse Is On the Rise in Arizona

According to a data report analyzed by Arizona Sonora News, incidents of nursing home abuse at Medicare-approved nursing homes in Arizona are on the rise, with half of the incidents causing immediate danger to patient care. The data report included roughly… Read More

Utah Truck Accident: Female Cyclist Hit by Semitrailer Truck

A 25-year-old woman is listed in stable condition after a semi-truck collided with her bicycle as she was riding down 400 West in Salt Lake City, Utah. The accident occurred early Thursday morning at the intersection of 300 North and 400 West, near West… Read More

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