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What do Veterans Disability Ratings Mean?

Navigating the disability application process can be particularly confusing, especially if your disability is related to your military service. For example, in order to receive veterans benefits, you must first prove a relationship between your disability… Read More

Takata May Expand Airbag Recall

Already the largest auto recall in U.S. history, the Takata airbag recall is likely to expand as investigators plan to include vehicles manufactured by General Motors (GM) and Volkswagen. The largest airbag manufacturer in the world is also losing clients.… Read More

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

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