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Blog Archive - August, 2022


87 Articles

NHTSA Investigates Two Tesla Accidents That Tragically Killed Two Motorcyclists

August 29, 2022

According to a new story published on ttnews.com, two Tesla "Autopilot" accidents are being investigated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The report states that the accidents involved collisions with motorcycles. Teslas that are semi-automated vehicles may not be stopping for motorcycles, and NHTSA believes that this could be a potential  hazard on the highway.

Feds Ask for Information from Tesla Concerning its Autopilot Probe

August 25, 2022

According to a news report published on reuters.com, federal auto safety regulators asked Tesla Inc. to answer specific questions concerning its in-car camera that monitors driver awareness. The request for information comes after the federal government launched its probe concerning 830,000 Tesla vehicles that use Tesla's advanced driver assistance system- Autopilot. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is evaluating Autopilot's performance after the agency identified a dozen incidents where Tesla vehicles crashed into stopped emergency vehicles.

The Importance of Screening for Venous Thromboembolism Events (VTE) in Accident Victims

August 23, 2022

According to a news report published by brandspurng.com, approximately 1.3 million people tragically die annually around the world as a result of traffic accidents. The World Health Organization (WHO) states that over half of all fatal road traffic accidents involve cyclists, pedestrians, and motorcyclists. Moreover, road traffic injuries are the leading cause of death in children and adults aged 5-29 years.

Georgia Jury Awards 1.7 Billion Dollars in Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Ford Motor Company

August 23, 2022

According to an online accident news story published on nypost.com, a jury has awarded a family 1.7 billion dollars in compensatory damages in a rollover crash wrongful death lawsuit against Ford Motor Company. The Georgia jury awarded the largest monetary verdict in state history in the wrongful death lawsuit arising from a 2014 rollover accident that tragically killed a Georgia couple.

Camp Lejeune Claims for Veterans and Their Families

August 22, 2022

According to a news article published on kristv.com, Marine veterans who served or trained at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, during the 60's, 70's, and 80's were exposed to toxic groundwater. Recently, the Veterans Administration admitted that solvents and other toxic substances contaminated groundwater at the base. These chemicals were released into the base's groundwater when an off-based dry cleaning company and other industrial chemicals seeped into the water systems at the base.

Bounce Houses Are a Serious Danger According to a New Study

August 15, 2022

According to an online news report published on washingtonpost.com, parents need to be aware of the risks involved with bounce houses. Bounce houses are inflatable structures that are often used at festivals and birthday parties. A new study suggests that bounce houses are very dangerous to small children.

Ralph Nader Demands That the NHTSA Recalls Tesla's Autopilot

August 15, 2022

According to a news report published on roadandtrack.com, Ralph Nader is calling on the National Highway Transportation Safety Adminstration to recall Tesla's Autopilot driver-assistance feature. Nadar, the famous consumer advocate, states that Tesla should not have been permitted to put the self-driving technology in its motor vehicles.

Musk Claims No Self-Driving Tesla Have Crashed, U.S. Regulars Report At Least Eight

August 10, 2022

According to a news article published on LATimes.com, Elon Musk has always asserted that Tesla's automated driving software is safer than human drivers. Tesla ramped up its safety claims last fall when it expanded its Full Autonomous-Driving "beta" program to more than 100,000 vehicles. Autopilot is a $12,000 feature that supposedly allows an equipped Tesla to drive itself along highways and streets, making turns, changing lanes, and obeying traffic signals and signs automatically.

Dog Attack Lawsuit Lawyers Reveal Shocking Dog Attack Statistics

August 08, 2022

According to a news report published on dogsbite.org, in 2020, five tragic dog bite deaths were caused by dogs from two or more different dog breeds. However, five dog breeds have been connected to at least one fatality, and those dog breeds include Labrador retrievers, Belgian Malinois, American bully-mix, Cane Corsos, and Bull Terriers. The statistical information used by DogsBite.org can be verified through news reports and other dog bite fatality research.

Tragic, Fatal Four-Vehicle Accident in Douglas County, Georgia

August 02, 2022

DOUGLAS COUNTY, GEORGIA - An accident article published on wsbtv.com states that a Fairburn police sergeant was tragically killed in a severe motor vehicle accident in Douglas County, Georgia.* The accident also seriously injured two additional people. This serious motor vehicle accident occurred last Thursday morning.

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