Tired Truck Driver
Sleep Apnea Can Cause Semi Truck Drivers to Fall Asleep at the Wheel

More and more often, sleep apnea is a major factor in semi truck crashes across the United States. Sleep apnea is a breathing-related sleep disorder that causes brief interruptions of breathing during sleep. These pauses in breathing can last at…

Cookie Dough E. coli
E. coli Victims Should Not Be Blamed for Outbreak

In March 2009 an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak associated with cookie dough hospitalized 35 people, 10 of whom developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a severe, sometimes fatal complication of E. coli that causes kidney failure, stroke, blindness, heart failure, pancreatitis…

18-Wheeler Accident
If I live in one state and have an accident with an 18-Wheeler in another state, where do I file the lawsuit?

If you have an accident with an 18-wheeler truck in a state where you do not live, you may have the option of filing a lawsuit against the truck driver and trucking company in the state where you live, the…

Truck Driver Using Cell Phone
A distracted truck driver ran into my car and seriously hurt me and my children

When a distracted truck driver runs into a car and seriously injures a family, everyone who is hurt may have the legal right to sue that driver for compensation. Even children, through a parent or guardian, has rights. Lawsuit against…

Romaine Lettuce E. coli
Lawsuit for E. coli Poisoning Could Include Lettuce Grower and Distributor

At least 60 people in 10 states contracted E. coli O157:H7 infections after eating Romaine lettuce, according to the CDC. Many of them were hospitalized, and two people contracted hemolytic uremic syndrome, a severe complication of an E. coli infection…

Fred Pritzker
Hours-of Service Rules for Commercial Truck Drivers Should Be Revised

A year ago, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a regulatory proposal that would revise hours-of-service (HOS) requirements for commercial truck drivers.  This week, Republicans on the House Oversight Committee held a hearing to attempt to block the…

Hot Soup Cup Burn
Are Poorly Designed Instant Soup Cups Causing Burns on Children?

Yesterday on NPR’s “Planet Money” the topic was the increased burn risk with cups of instant noodle soups due to design flaws. The problem is that the lightweight Styrofoam cups are tall with a base area that is too narrow. …

Texting Driving Lawsuit
Cell Phone Ban for Truck Drivers Should Save Lives

Our accident settlement attorneys help traffic accident victims and their families get compensation in lawsuits against distracted drivers. Accident Injury Lawsuit Information   The use of cell phones by drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) has now been banned in almost…

Child at Petting Zoo
Law Firm Warns of Petting Zoo and Fair E. coli O157 Risk

Our law firm helps children who contract E. coli O157 poisoning from petting zoos, fairs and other animal exhibits. E. coli O157 is a risk, and prevention measures should be taken. $7.55 Million Verdict for Child with E. coli and…