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Daylight Savings & Driving At Nighttime – How It Affects Motorists

As the winter holidays come closer and closer, bringing the chaos of gift-shopping and family get-togethers with them, it is often easy to forget about one of the moments in the fall that will indirectly affect our lives the most: Daylight Savings! Although for most people it signifies an hour less of daylight during the […]

Contraceptive Device Essure And Its Devastating Side Effects

As advancements in biomedical technology continue to create new opportunities for convenient and painless solutions, more and more products are appearing on shelves and in hospitals with the promise of providing an easy fix to any medical problem. Aside from creating treatments for currently incurable diseases, streamlining medicinal processes is arguably the largest focus of […]

Back To School Safety Tips For Drivers

As the end of summer comes around and a significant number of inexperienced drivers head out onto the roads to go to school, it becomes even more important than ever to drive defensively in order to protect yourself from accidents. In addition, with school zones now becoming active again at the beginnings and ends of […]

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Wondering How A Single Individual Was Able To Successfully Enter A Hotel With A Full Arsenal? You Aren’t Alone.

Hotels must provide safety for their guests and customers. In Ohio, as in many other states, hotels and innkeepers have a duty to protect their patrons from foreseeable third-party criminal acts and other such conduct. What that means is that when the hotel staff knows or should know that there is suspicious criminal misconduct occurring […]

Recent Updates To Truck Safety Scoring System

The FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) recently revised its Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) Safety Measurement System (SMS) methodology. In this newly revised methodology, twelve (12) new roadside inspection violations are added to the company’s overall CSA score. A subset of the Department of Transportation, the FMCSA uses these scores to score motor carriers (the […]

Questions To Ask When Hiring An Attorney After A Truck Crash

Handling truck crashes is vastly different from handling a motor vehicle crash. And I want to emphasize that there is no such thing as a truck “accident.” That term is consistently used by insurance companies and truck companies to minimize what the truck driver did, or failed to do, in causing a truck crash. Truck […]

Pre-Trip Inspection Essential For Semi-Truck Before Travel

Although it is not an actual safety mechanism or device, the pre-trip inspection is essential to ensure the safe operation of a commercial motor vehicle or semi-truck before every truck driver gets on the road each day. More importantly, if you are found with any component part that is not in working order if stopped […]

Understanding How Air Brakes Work On A Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV)

Air brakes are likely the most important component part of modern commercial motor vehicles. The air brake system on a commercial motor vehicle (CMV), or semi-truck as commonly referred to, uses compressed air to push the brake shoe lining onto the brake drum creating friction to slow the wheel down. That may sound complicated – […]

After an Ohio Car Accident, Let Us Take the Burden Off Your Shoulders

After a serious car accident, you have a lot on your mind. That’s understandable. You survived a traumatic event that has left your life in disarray. You’ve got your recovery, your work, and your finances to worry about. It’s reasonable to assume you’ll need some help getting your feet back underneath you. At Nurenberg Paris, […]