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May 16, 2016

NFL’s Acknowledgement of Football-CTE Link Helps Victims Everywhere

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As recently as February, the NFL denied any link between the sport and the neurodegenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). During a congressional committee hearing on March 14, Jeff Miller, the league’s senior vice president for health and safety, became the first NFL official to publicly acknowledge that football players have a higher risk of [...]

Jan 28, 2016

America’s Historic Landmarks; a Safety Risk Worth Preserving

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When Eisenhower spearheaded the development of the interstate highway system, part of the plan included standards for minimum vertical clearance of bridges. These standards were developed with the aid of the military to allow unhindered movement of troops and supplies. The strategic move led to a standardization of roadways and cargo trucks that is still [...]

Jul 20, 2015

Ice Cream Makers Can’t Seem to Eliminate Listeria Contamination

By |Jul 20, 2015|News, Products Liability, Safety, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Columbus, Ohio-based ice cream manufacturer Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams has stopped production for the second time since April due to listeria contamination. This shutdown comes on the heels of Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries shutdown in April after 3 deaths were related to listeria-contaminated products. In both cases, the source of listeria contamination is unknown. However, [...]

May 4, 2015

Graco Delayed Recalling Defective Child Seats

By |May 4, 2015|Auto Accidents, Products Liability, Safety, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has fined Graco Children’s Products $10 million for failing to recall defective children’s car seats in a timely manner. The affected seats had defective buckles that could prevent release in the event of an accident. The company will pay $3 million in fines while the remainder of the money [...]

Jan 30, 2015

Trinity’s Defective Guardrails Are Still in Use

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Trinity Industries is a Texas-based manufacturing company that produces, among other things, guardrail ends that are provided to transportation departments across the United States. In October 2014, a federal whistleblower case against Trinity resulted in a $525 million fraud verdict after a federal jury found that the company made false statements concerning a modified ET-Plus [...]