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Sickening’: Congress grills VA over continued medical malpractice, (connectingvets.radio.com) (connectingvets.radio.com) – Oct 16 2019

November 19, 2019  ·  By HM&M

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New cars and trucks will “have larger and stronger side air bags to prevent motorists from being tossed out of their vehicles in rollover crashes.” (K Thomas, AP, 1/31).

The Transportation Department says the new requirements aim to protect motorists in rollovers as more than 8,000 people were killed in rollovers in 2009.

As a car and truck accident attorney, I am excited about the Transportation Department's prediction that “the changes to the air bags are expected to prevent nearly 400 deaths and nearly 500 serious injuries every year.”

Car manufactures will phase in the changes beginning in 2013 and all new cars must have the new air bags by 2018.

November 19, 2019

Supreme Court Allows Sandy Hook Relatives to Sue Gun Maker (nytimes.com) (time.com) - Nov 12 2019

The “public duty rule” has provided many government officials with protection from lawsuits when they fail to provide adequate government services. A recent Illinois Supreme Court decision has abolished this rule, effectively restoring the public's right to seek victim compensation when government employees and officials engage in reckless, willful and wanton behavior. The Illinois Supreme... Read More

November 19, 2019

Child Abusers Run Rampant As Tech Companies Look The Other Way

Ex-Chicago sex-abuser priest Vincent McCaffrey free after 17 years in prison for child pornography (chicago.suntimes.com) – Dec 13 2019 Topics: child porn, Chicago, Catholic, Vincent McCaffrey, U.S., prisons bureau, Calumet City, church communities Former Catholic priest Vincent McCaffrey gained his freedom months earlier than his previously scheduled release because of a federal law signed last... Read More

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