Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Michael R. Greco
Will autonomous vehicles drive employers crazy?
Sean M. Cleary
According to IIHS data, 35.000 Americans were killed in 2015 in car accidents, of which 2.939 occurred in Florida.
Andrew R. Young
The top three causes of truck crashes are rear end collisions, lane departures, and rollover accidents.
Marc G. Brecher
When the harm is significant enough to raise major safety concerns, a recall may be issued, but that only goes so far. Many recalled items are never returned or repaired, leaving latent hazards everywhere.
Karen Gail Treece
While estimates vary, it is believed that the top 5 percent of opioid users likely account for more than half of total opioid use.
Patrick McElhone, Jr.
The tires looked new based on the tread depth. However, what the Defendant did not know was that the tires were 10 years old. They had simply been kept in storage. As the Defendant was driving the vehicle on the interstate, the tire suddenly blew out.
Grady S. Hurley
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has primary regulatory jurisdiction over OCS oil and gas operations. Following the Deepwater Horizon incident in 2011, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) was created to issue leases and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) established to promote safety, protect the environment, and conserve national resources.
Chalat Hatten & Banker
Ski area operators and skiers should heed new developments to the Ski Safety Act and the Premises Liability Act.
John F. Martin
Under the interim rule, the maximum penalties for workplace safety violations issued by OSHA will spike by 78.16 percent, effective August 1, 2016.
Jason W. Konvicka
Cooking with oil or grease can result in delicious meals, but there are a number of risks involved.
Nonnie L. Shivers
Top employment cases of 2017 with a look at 2018.
With all the advances in medical knowledge and experience, why are there so many medical errors and what can be done to reduce them?
Frank L. Branson
Hardworking Americans in the oil patch live and toil in a perilous environment, performing some of the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. today.
Sean T. McGee
Union-side counsel provides information about the safety of Uber.
Charles R. Lipcon
However, despite the emphasis on a family-friendly environment, one major issue has historically dominated the discussion of cruise ship safety: the presence (or lack thereof) of lifeguards on cruise ships.
LaBarron N. Boone
As vacationers take to the roads this summer, they may not realize the dangers those driving the big rigs next to them face.
Joseph Z. Fleming
The Paris Climate Accord was a voluntary and non-enforceable approach to resolving climate issues.
Christine M. Thomlinson
Bill 132 includes amendments to sections of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario which deal with workplace harassment.
Stann W. Givens
An overview of the different age groups and costs involved in medical bills from car accident injuries.
Steven G. Wigrizer
Around 70 percent of people currently turning 65 will require long-term care in their lifetime, and they will receive care for an average of three years.
Elise Scott, Madalyn Brown, and Bob DeMott
Corporate social responsibility isn’t just good for the planet—increasingly, it’s good for business, too.
Certain issues are more “hot” than others, both because they have jumped to the forefront in operational decisions, as well as because the state of the law is somewhat in flux.
Sean M. Cleary
Product Liability for Internet-Connected Devices
Streamlining your networking process and tapping into local media resources are two ways to grow your client base.
Sarah E. Coyne
The physician's opioid prescribing dilemma.
Steven M. Charney
This strong return to activity, in both public and private works, has taken place in an environment marked by an equally striking evolution.
Kerri L. Barsh
The ability to move a water treatment plant closer to the populations that the plant would serve and then re-locate that facility to another location as demographics change or in the event of a natural disaster could prove invaluable.
More lawsuits mean more opportunities for expert witnesses in all industries and specialties.