• Government Audit Finds Gaps in NHTSA Process

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 01-Jul-2015

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is the nation’s top auto-safety regulator, but it may have serious problems collecting information about potential automobile defects. According to The Wall Street Journal, NHTSA procedure failed to identify the General Motors Co. faulty ignition switches. This defect may be responsible for more than 100 fatalities. A recent ...
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  • Avoid Summer Boating Accidents with These Safety Tips

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 08-Jun-2015

    Between 1991 and 2013, the annual number of recreational boating deaths in the United States dropped from 924 to 560. This is a significant improvement, but many (if not all) of these fatalities were preventable. Like any activity, recreational boating comes with inherent risks. To avoid dangerous accident this summer, follow these boating safety tips. ...
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  • Chinese Companies Use Legal Firewalls to Avoid U.S. Lawsuits

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 05-May-2015

    How Chinese-Based Companies Fend Off Lawsuits from American Plaintiffs A report from the U.S. – China Economic Security Commission says that Chinese companies are shielding themselves from lawsuits in the United States, denying potential plaintiffs the ability to pursue justice in the courtroom. The report said the companies use complex corporate structures to create a ...
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  • How the Oil Industry Ignored the Threat of Hydrocarbon Chemicals

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 29-Apr-2015

    A string of at least ten oil field worker deaths may be linked to dangerous hydrocarbon exposure, not natural causes. One of these workers, Trent Vigus, died suddenly while performing routine maintenance on a Montana well site. Now, industry experts acknowledge a common thread between Trent’s death and the deaths of nine other workers: each ...
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  • Nissan Plans to Expand U.S. Airbag Defect Recall

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 22-Apr-2015

    Nissan announced its plans to expand an airbag defect recall after a woman claimed she suffered injuries from shrapnel caused by a Takata Corp. airbag in her 2006 Nissan Sentra. In a recent announcement, a spokesperson for Nissan Motor Co. said the automaker would file an incident report with the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety ...
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