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Parents Matter When It Comes to Teen Driving

Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens, killing more than 5,000 each year. More than 7,000 people nationwide were killed in…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 28, 2009

Village Denied Summary Judgment in Domestic Violence Suit Alleging Violation of Due Process Rights by Police Department

Holding a municipality liable in negligence for personal injuries sustained as a result of a third-party is often a difficult task because the plaintiff must…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 25, 2009

Federal Government Studying Harm Restraints and Seclusion in Schools and School Buses Cause Children and Teens

A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report this past spring, concerned about childrens' safety and welfare, highlighted allegations of abuse and the potentially deadly consequences of…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 22, 2009

More Support for Federal Law to Reduce Highway Funding Available to States That Do Not Prohibit Text Messaging While Driving

This past summer a bill was introduced in the United States Senate to require states to adopt federally set minimum penalties for writing, sending, or…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 20, 2009

First Department Debates How Much Effort Court of Appeals Requires a Worker To Make To Search For Safety Devices At The Construction Work Site

In Cherry v. Time Warner, Inc., --- N.Y.S.2d ----, 2009 WL 2497974 (1 Dept. August 18, 2009), the plaintiff was securing sheet rock to the…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 14, 2009

Should Television Ads for Chantix Be Required to State That Its Side Effects are the Subject of an FDA Black Box?

Yesterday morning an advertisement for smoking cessation drug Chantix came on my television. The ad featured a man extolling how much better his life is…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 11, 2009

Nassau Countys Red-Light Cameras Catch Red Light and Right on Red Violators: Will They Really Improve Traffic Safety or Mostly Generate Revenue for the County?

Beginning on Thursday, August 6, 2009, Nassau County on Long Island initiated a red-light camera program, with cameras placed above two intersections to videotape motor…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 09, 2009

Personal Injury Lawsuits in Dallas Cowboy Roof Collapse; Low Scoreboard OK for this Season

A Dallas Cowboys scouting assistant paralyzed and a special teams coach whose neck was broken in the May 2, 2009, collapse of the teams practice…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 06, 2009

New York City Launches International Design Competition For A Safer, More Appealing Sidewalk Shed of the Future

Sidewalk sheds are typically wooden structures (nowadays usually painted blue) built over public space to protect pedestrians during construction activity. Walking around Manhattan while trying…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 02, 2009

Suffolk County Nations First County to Ban Electronic Cigarettes from Minors and From Public Indoor Spaces

On August 18, 2009, the Sullolk County Legislature voted to ban electronic cigarettes from public indoor spaces where 'traditional forms of smoking are already disallowed,'…

Posted by SEO Admin on Aug 31, 2009

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