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NHTSA launches investigation into Tesla electric car fires
A second battery fire following “undercarriage strikes” in a Tesla Model S electric car has prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to launch a formal investigation. In both cases, the cars had run over debris in the roadway, which
NTSB says spate of deadly crashes suggests FMCSA is performing poorly
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators are questioning the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) effectiveness in doing its job and are calling for an audit of the federal agency. The NTSB raised red flags over the FMCSA’s performance after
Three commercial truck drivers banned from road following crash investigation
U.S. safety regulators have ordered three long-haul truck drivers from three different states to cease their interstate operations after investigators deemed them to be an imminent hazard to public safety, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced.
Former college players file concussion lawsuit against Ridell, NCAA
Two former University of Oregon football players have proposed a class-action lawsuit against helmet maker Riddell Inc. and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) earlier this month, alleging they fraudulently concealed their knowledge of concussion risks from players, thereby exposing
Virginia bus crash sends 13 people to hospital, driver charged
MACHIPONGO, Vir. – More than a dozen passengers were injured Saturday morning when a commercial bus en route to Virginia Beach from New York careened off the highway and rolled into a ditch.
Feds can’t investigate horrific Tenn. bus crash amid government shutdown
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said it would not investigate a deadly Tennessee bus crash because all of the agency’s highway investigators have been furloughed amid the government shutdown. The Oct. 3 crash occurred on Interstate 40 east of
Two separate concussion lawsuits against NCAA clash over overlap, differences
A group of former college football players who are suing the NCAA over its handling of football-related concussions urged a federal court in Tennessee to block intervention in their suit by another group of former college athletes in Illinois who
Former college football players sue NCAA over concussion worries
Concussions and the increased risks of long-term physical, emotional, and financial hardships they present are the subject of a personal-injury lawsuit filed against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) by three former college football players, who claim the organization failed
Pharmacy records from medical clinics subpoenaed for fungal meningitis outbreak investigation
Pharmacy records from three Tennessee medical clinics have been subpoenaed as part of a legal investigation into deaths and injuries allegedly caused by contaminated steroids shots manufactured by New England Compounding Center (NECC) based in Framingham, Mass.