• Faulty Air Bags Behind Mercedes-Benz Recall

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 04-Feb-2016

    Mercedes-Benz is the latest in a list of auto manufacturers recalling vehicles over airbag malfunctions. According to a report posted by the company on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website, the automaker has recalled 126,000 vehicles in the U.S. over a defect in the airbag control unit. The malfunction either causes the airbags ...
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  • Study Warns Against Long-Term Use of Acid Reflux Drugs

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC ||

    Heartburn, or acid reflux, is a common problem among Americans, with approximately one-third of people experiencing it at least once a month and 10 percent experiencing it nearly every day. For stubborn recurring heartburn, doctors popularly prescribe a class of drugs known as proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs, to alleviate the discomfort. However, these drugs ...
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  • Number of Auto Recalls Expected to Rise in Future

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 01-Feb-2016

    Auto recalls are expected to increase in frequency in the future as a result of increased scrutiny by federal regulators. According to a 2015 report, small recalls were up 42 percent from 2013. The report also found that nearly 90 percent of recalls in 2014 were initiated by car manufacturers. The authors of this study ...
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  • Most Devices Distract Drivers Up to 27 Seconds

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 28-Jan-2016

    Most people are aware that talking on a cell phone while driving is unsafe, but did you know that car infotainment systems can be just as distracting? In a study conducted by University of Utah researchers for the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, it can take up to 27 seconds to regain full attention after ...
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  • Pasadena Chemical Plant Explosion is Latest in String of Houston Accidents

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 21-Jan-2016

    A deadly explosion at a Pasadena chemical plant last week is just one of at least ten other tragedies that have occurred since the DuPont chemical explosion 14 months ago in La Porte. The explosion occurred early in the afternoon at the PeroxyChem plant, and is believed to have been caused by an over-pressurized tank ...
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