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The National Transportation Safety Board Leads Metrorail Derailment Investigation

October 20, 2021

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA - A news article on Trains.com reports that the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is taking the lead role in the D.C. Metrorail Blue Line train derailment investigation.  The NTSB decided to investigate the train derailment because the agency believes it can "advance a known safety issue," based on its investigation of previous Metrorail derailments.

Nestlé, Nature's Heart Trail Mix Undisclosed Peanut Injury and Death Lawsuit Lawyers

October 13, 2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a serious product recall. Nestlé's recall affected four varieties of the company's Nature's Heart Fruit and Trail Mix. The FDA's October 9, 2021 recall announcement states that certain lots of Nestlé's trail mixes were recalled because the products were cross-contaminated with peanuts. If someone with a peanut allergy consumes products cross-contaminated with peanuts, they may suffer severe allergic reactions resulting in injury or death. 

Uber Rider Files a Lawsuit Against Uber for False Imprisonment, Kidnapping, and Battery

October 07, 2021

A civil lawsuit has been filed on behalf of an Uber customer who was taken on a horrific Uber ride with an Uber driver who later went on a shooting spree killing six people and injuring two other people.  According to the lawsuit, Uber was not reachable by the company's 24-hour helpline, which would have "deactivated" the crazed Uber driver who began a fatal shooting rampage later that day. 

Parents File Lawsuit After Son is Killed by Brain-Eating Amoeba in Arlington, Texas

October 07, 2021

ARLINGTON, TEXAS - Parents of a three-year-old boy filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Arlington in Tarrant County District Court in Fort Worth, Texas.  The lawsuit alleges that their son was tragcially killed after he played on a splash pad that was contaminated with a rare brain-eating amoeba.  The lawsuit alleges the city was negligent because they failed to adequately operate and maintain the splash pad.

Amazon Merchant Recalls 860 TurboSke Kids Toddler Bicycle Helmets After Failing to Meet CPSC Standards

October 05, 2021

WASHINGTON - A news report published on BicycleRetailer.com states that SKE Outdoors Incorporated, from Katy, Texas, has recalled 860 toddler bicycle helmets sold on Amazon.com.  The helmets were recalled because they did not meet the Consumer Product Safety Commission's bicycle helmet standards.  Only size "Small" TurboSke Kids Toddler bike helmets are affected by the recall. 

Delaware Bill Increases Transparency Around Crash Data

September 30, 2021

DELAWARE - A news article published on GOVTECH.COM reports that the Delaware governor signed into law a new bill that allows the Delaware Department of Transportation to publish unidentifiable crash data with the public from the department's website.  The idea is to help educate the public concerning Delaware's most dangerous intersections for drivers and pedestrians.

Canton Police Department Initiate School Zone Speed Enforcement

September 27, 2021

CANTON, GEORGIA - A news report posted on patch.com states that the Canton Police Department will be targeting speeders who are exceeding more than 11 mph over the speed limit in school zones.  The campaign will begin October 4, 2021, and the Canton Police Department will be using speed detection devices to enforce the posted speed limit at Cherokee High School.

Michigan State Police Are Worried About the 430% Increase in Auto Accidents Involving Drivers High on Marijuana

September 27, 2021

According to Michigan State Police's Lieutenant Derrick Carroll, law enforcement agencies across Michigan have observed a spike in accidents since marijuana was legalized in Michigan.  Lieutenant Carroll stated that there had been an increase of 140% of total marijuana-related accidents and a 430% increase in injury accidents involving marijuana use while driving.  

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