When an American consumer purchases a motor vehicle from a reputable automaker like Subaru, he or she expects it to be in proper working order. Unfortunately, that's not what happened for approximately 400,000 consumers throughout the world. In a recent recall announcement, Subaru and Toyota said that it was recalling hundreds of thousands of cars to prevent the risk of serious accidents.
What if you spent over $75,000 on a brand-new luxury vehicle, and after a couple years of driving it, the car suddenly caught on fire for no apparent reason? Something similar to this story actually happened to several BMW drivers in South Korea. The instances prompted BMW to recall 1.6 million cars throughout the world to prevent unwanted injury to their customers.
Hospitals are here to help the sick and injured recover and return to a normal life. When doctors and nurses make mistakes involving the diagnosis, treatment or overall care of a patient, it can be considered a hospital error. This then leads to medical malpractice claims against the doctor, nurse or the hospital as a whole. Let's take a look at the common types of hospital errors.
Three people passed away in a tragic car accident in Texas. Reports indicate that their SUV got pinned between a pair of semi-trucks and then it caught on fire.
Do you have time to prevent a dog bite? If the dog approaches you or your child, can you react fast enough to prevent an injury?
A teenage girl from Louisiana was riding with her sister at around 6:20 a.m. They were in a Honda Accord that was owned and driven by the older sister, heading to the Brighter Days Assisted Living Center for work. That took them down FM 1960, heading east.
Parents claim to take distracted driving very seriously. For instance, 74 percent of them claimed they were more worried that teens would get distracted behind the wheel than they were that teens would drive while intoxicated. This is a significant shift. Drunk driving used to be considered the most dangerous thing you could do on the road. While it is still obviously quite dangerous, this study -- the 2017 Family Safe Driving Report -- shows that cellphones have really changed the dynamic.
When we hear nursing home horror stories on the nightly news, we often learn about residents having suffered through prolonged harassment, threats and isolation at workers' hands.
An attractive nuisance is essentially something on a person's property that may cause harm to others, typically focusing on small children. These children may not understand the danger or the risk. Owners have a responsibility to protect them, even when these small children are technically trespassing.
Nursing home abuse often goes unnoticed for a time, especially with elderly patients who cannot properly relate what is happening to them.