When Lightning Strikes…A Plane

Lightning strikes your plane. Sounds like a scene from a horror movie, right? Planes are struck by lightning more often than you might think. In this edited interview with William Voss, the president and CEO of the Flight Safety Foundation, we learned more about what can happen in the event your plane is struck […]

Victim’s Families Push for the “Most Significant Aviation Legislation in a Generation”

In February 2009, a horrific crash in upstate New York took the lives of all 49 on board and one person on the ground when a twin-engine turboprop plane stalled and nosedived into a home only five miles from the Buffalo-Niagra International Airport. Family members of those victims have made 30 trips to Washington lobbying […]

Flying Cars—No Longer of the Future

This time next year, it’s possible that you may see a flying car in the hover lane—well, not exactly. Daily Finance reports that the four-year-old Massachusetts company, Terrafugia, plans to deliver the Transition Roadable Aircraft—a hybrid vehicle capable of both flying and driving—to its first customer next year. Terrafugia has engineered a light aircraft fully […]

Robots in the Sky

Unmanned aircraft are the latest in aviation technology and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is at the forefront of this innovation. The FAA has signed a two-year development agreement with Insitu—an independent subsidiary of Boeing and the New Jersey Air National Guard. This research agreement is part of the FAA’s NextGen flight management system, which […]

The Airline Accident Investigative Process

All the Answers to Your Questions about Aviation Accident Investigations All of the information found on this page comes directly from the NTSB website. For more information about this topic, click here. After a plane crash or other aviation related accident, who is responsible for the investigation? The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) was established […]

Three Infant Deaths Reported

The news of recalls for baby related items has continued to be a prevalent topic on the Consumer Product Safety Commission website.  In the last few months, multiple cribs have been recalled due to the risk of serious injury or death from strangulation and suffocation hazards.  Strollers have been recalled due to the risk of […]

Toyota Unintended Acceleration Recall

When Toyota announced it would halt the selling eight models it left many consumers and businesses asking a lot of questions.  The small glitch has now escalated to a crisis for Toyota. Toyota Motor Sales announced a recall of 2.3 million vehicles because of sticking accelerator pedals on specific Toyota Division models. This recall is […]

Ohio Super Lawyers 2010

Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy (NPHM) has served the needs of catastrophically injured clients in Ohio since 1928, and for the last 20 years throughout the United States. The Cleveland law firm is known for its success in cases involving medical malpractice, wrongful death, defective products, airplane crashes, railroad crossing collisions, unfair business practices, insurance […]

Putting Off Fixing a Hole in Your Driveway or Business Parking Lot Can Have Devasting Consequences

David M. Paris represented our client who was 24 weeks pregnant with twins. She and her 3 year old son went to have dinner at a local restaurant. They parked their car in the parking lot and walked into the restaurant. Unfortunately, the hole in which she fell on her way out of the restaurant […]

When you need a tow, make sure the tow operator explains each step of the towing sequence and ensures you are in a place of safety

David M. Paris represented an over-the-road truck driver who was making a delivery to the Cincinnati area when he felt his trailer dragging, as if it wasn’t getting  enough air to the rear tandems. He pulled over onto the right berm, approximately 3-1/2 feet from the edge of the highway. He reported the problem to […]