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Bryan Pope

Study Says Most Drive Unsafe when Phones Are Along for the Ride

Many people use their phones to text, talk, or surf while they drive—whether or not they choose to admit it. When averting one’s eyes for just seconds could result in a life-changing accident, U.S. drivers are reported to spend a […]

T. Thomas Metier

Can the Court Exclude Testimony and Records as a Discovery Sanction?

The Court of Appeals looked at whether the district court abused its discretion in excluding so many medical bills.

Mark Bello

Impaled by a Guardrail: Deaths Continue to Raise Safety Concerns

Guardrails are supposed to absorb a car’s energy when they are hit from the front. In many cases, they are designed to absorb the energy and coil away. Yet, critics say that sometimes they fail, with catastrophic results. Rather than […]

Scott R. Marshall

TORT DEFORM: Tort Reform and the Absurdity of Caps on Damages

I am a trial lawyer. I know our tort system well. I cannot stand frivolous claims, nor can I stand frivolous defenses. They have no place in our Civil Justice System. I also have no patience for disingenuousness. The assault […]

Claude Wyle

Mitsubishi Outlander and Subaru Imprezas On List of 2017 Safety Recalls

Fans of both the Mitsubishi Outlander and Subaru Impreza better get ready for a trip to their dealer, after these car companies rolled out recalls for door latch glitches, and engine control software, as further detailed below:   Mitsubishi Outlander: […]

Randy Appleton

York, PA Student Designs Winning ‘Don’t Text and Drive’ Billboard

Those who drove on I-83 in York, Pennsylvania in April had an opportunity to see the contribution of a York Tech high school student to National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The Tech senior entered her design for this year’s ‘No […]

Randy Appleton

1 Injured, 1 Killed in North Carolina DUI Crash

A 32 year old woman was charged with DUI in a car crash on April 19 that killed a Madison County, North Carolina 8th grader and injured another student.  Madison County, North Carolina police confirmed that the 32 year old […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Ohio State University Leads a Nationwide Initiative to Stop Distracted Driving

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that in 2015, over 35,000 people died in automobile crashes on U.S. roadways, a 7.2 percent increase over the number of deaths in 2014. As part of their findings, they reported that […]

Randy Appleton

Woman Charged With DUI Manslaughter in Connecticut Crash

A woman from Colchester, Connecticut has been charged with DUI manslaughter stemming from a deadly December 2016 accident in Waterford, Connecticut.  The police stated in late March that the woman had turned herself in. She was involved in a deadly […]

John Bair

How Tech Actually Helps Combat Distracted Driving

Over the past few years, traffic safety groups and organizations have brought to light the severity of our nation’s distracted driving epidemic. End Distracted Driving’s (EndDD.org) Awareness Initiative has reached more than 325,000 people in 45 states and several Canadian […]