Curves Ahead: Navigating an Uncertain Regulatory Path in the Coming Age of Self-Driving Vehicles
“Look, Ma – no hands!”
Chances are, a much younger you exclaimed this at high volume as your two-wheeled chariot rolled (somewhat) unsteadily down a neighborhood sidewalk one fine day. Arms extended into the air, feet pedaling madly, you grinned from ear to ear as you unburdened yourself from the tether of hand-controlled cycling. In that fleeting moment, life was good; anything was possible (including scrapped knees, unfortunately).
That was then. But soon – and some say very soon – we all may get another opportunity to proclaim our hands-free navigational prowess, because like it or not, the driverless vehicle is on its way.
Marijuana and Driving: Navigating a Hazy Path
Today, legalized marijuana is a reality in 23 states. Four of these states, as well as the District of Columbia, allow personal and medical use, while the other states allow medical use. This year, at least another five states could follow suit with personal and medicinal use ballot measures. It’s evident that legal marijuana continues to gain traction in many parts of the country. What’s decidedly less clear are conclusive results from current studies that analyze the effects of driving under its influence.
Uber Insurance Legislation Awaits Governor’s Signature – What It Means for You
A bill enacted in December 2015 by the Ohio General Assemblyestablishes uniform insurance requirements for transportation service companies, including Uber and Lyft. The law will become effective on March 23.
Holiday Fatigue Can Cause Serious Accidents
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” As the song goes, the holidays can be a wonderful time of the year for family gatherings and celebrations. At the same time, workers often feel stressed from the need to complete work related to the holidays. All too often, sleep is the first thing that is compromised, and for many occupations, sleep deprivation can be a serious hazard with severe complications.
Keeping Your Family Safe this Holiday Season
Posted by: Admin on December 15, 2015 in Personal Injury
The end of the year marks a time of great celebration and good cheer. As families and friends gather for festivities, there are also some potentially dangerous situations to keep in mind so that a trip to the emergency room doesn’t ruin your holiday season. Here are eight tips to help your family stay safe.
Five Tips for a Safer Holiday Season
Over the course of the year, we have written blogs to remind our clients and friends about the ramifications of driving while engaging in dangerous behavior like texting and talking as well as other forms of distracted driving. We have provided tips about safer parking, cycling and even safe walking. The holiday season is a time of celebration, festivities and cheer. At the same time, Christmas ranks as one of the highest on the list of the most dangerous holidays, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Nager, Romaine & Schneiberg wishes all of our readers a safe and happy holiday season.
If you, a member of your family, or a friend have had an IVC filter implanted, or think you did during surgery from 2002-present, you may be entitled to compensation
Posted by: Admin on November 13, 2015 in Mass Tort Litigation - MDL
If you are at risk for blood clots, your physician has likely prescribed a blood thinner. However, if you are like some patients who can’t take blood thinners, your doctors might have recommended the implantation of a small metal device, called a retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filter.
Ohio Bill Would Allow Workers’ Compensation for First Responder PTSD
An Ohio Senate committee passed S.B.5, legislation that would make police, firefighters and emergency medical technicians who are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) arising from employment eligible for workers’ compensation, even though there is no accompanying physical injury.
Low Testosterone (Low T) Treatment Poses Serious Health Risks
Testosterone products, which are prescribed to treat low testosterone (“Low T”) in men, have become popular among young men seeking physical enhancement and older men who want to counter signs of aging. Recent studies, though, have suggested that "Low T Syndrome" treatment offers no proven benefits for healthy men. Rather, it seems that "Low T Syndrome" is an invention of pharmaceutical companies designed to sell treatment products.
Link Between Risperdal and Gynecomastia Leads to Lawsuits
Have you or a family member taken Risperdal as a child or adolescent and developed gynecomastia (breast growth) as a result? If so, you may want to learn more about dangerous side effects and the potential for filing a lawsuit.