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“Fatigued driving” tops survey of reasons why someone shouldn’t have been driving

Posted: August 20, 2014 Personal Injury

A recent survey performed by CarInsurance.com asked 2,000 drivers which times he or she drove when they shouldn’t have. Answers ranged from being too sick to even being less drunk than their companion, but the most common answer, holding an

Lawsuit alleges Monster energy drink killed Kansas City man

Posted: August 2, 2014 Personal Injury

A Kansas City woman has filed a lawsuit against Monster Energy Drink alleging the beverage caused her husband’s death.

Emergency slide inflates inside United Airlines flight, forces emergency landing

Posted: July 7, 2014 Personal Injury

Passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Santa Ana, Calif., took to Twitter and other social media Sunday to express how terrifying it felt to have an emergency evacuation slide suddenly inflate inside the cabin at 38,000 feet.

Former Survivor star killed on the job at Birmingham railroad

Posted: June 26, 2014 Personal Injury

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Former Survivor: Blood vs. Water contestant and Alabama resident Caleb Bankston was killed June 24 in a work-related accident in Birmingham.

Young boy backed over by riding lawn mower in Kansas; lawn mower safety tips provided by CPSC

Posted: June 24, 2014 Personal Injury

This month, a riding lawn mower accident has left one young boy seriously injured in Kansas. KCTV reports that 4-year-old Truett Shacklett was behind a riding mower when his father accidentally backed over him.

Thousands of pounds of beef recalled due to possible mad cow disease scare

Posted: June 16, 2014 Recalls

A Missouri meat packing plant is recalling thousands of pounds of fresh beef because of the risk of mad cow disease, a fatal neurodegenerative disease in cattle.

Tire blowout on log truck in Arkansas results in the death of two construction workers; 19 injured

Posted: June 9, 2014 Personal Injury

In Arkansas, a log truck lost control and spilled logs onto nearby construction workers, killing two and injuring 19. The accident, which occurred on U.S. Highway 65 in Clinton, is reported to have been caused by a tire blowout, state

GSK to pay $105 million to settle claims it unlawfully promoted drugs

Posted: June 8, 2014 Consumer Fraud

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has reached a $105 million agreement with 44 states and the District of Columbia to settle lawsuits alleging the drug company marketed some of its drugs for unapproved uses. The settlement also requires GSK to pay a hefty

Long-term safety of testosterone treatment remains questionable

Posted: June 5, 2014 Pharmaceutical

Current prescribing practices for testosterone therapy constitute abuse, said Ajay Nangia MD, with the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, during the first-ever “Crossfire” session at the American Urological Association meeting. Nangia was pitted against Martin Miner, MD,

Steering defect, other problems prompt Ford to recall 1.3 million vehicles

Posted: June 2, 2014 Recalls

Ford Motor Company is recalling 915,000 compact sport utility vehicles to repair a defect in the steering gear that can result in a sudden loss of power steering. The recall is the largest of four safety recalls affecting 1.3 million