Loophole Silences Victims of Workplace Harassment

Loophole Silences Victims of Workplace Harassment

  Thousands of employers across the nation are sneaking a loophole into employment contracts called “forced,” “binding” or “mandatory arbitration.” This fine print prevent s employees from suing companies in court for discrimination, sexual harassment and even assault, then prohibits victims from … [Read more...]

Who’s At Fault When Robot Cars Crash and Injure People?

  While your next new car might not fold up into a briefcase à la George Jetson, self-driving cars are no longer a cartoon dream of the far-off future. Manufacturers like Audi, Volvo, Ford and BMW promise a fully autonomous vehicle by 2020. If driverless cars really are just around the bend, what … [Read more...]

Family Fun Suggestions for Your Holiday Celebrations

  You may have a few more gifts to buy or holiday cards to write. But hey, we know the best part of the holiday season is spending time with family and friends. If there is a lull in the action, drop in one of these family-friendly party ideas: [ Read More... ] … [Read more...]

Profit Motive Fuels Attack on Civil Justice Protections in 2017

Normally at this time we highlight the year’s greatest victories for civil justice. Like forcing automakers to admit that they sold vehicles with exploding airbags or faulty ignition switches. Like holding accountable those who cover up the use of cancer-causing asbestos. Like shedding light on … [Read more...]

Medication Errors On the Rise, But They Can Be Prevented

Medication errors occur when a mistake is made in prescribing, dispensing or taking a drug. These errors are surprisingly common in America and are on the rise as an estimated four out of every five adults use prescription medicines, over-the-counter drugs or dietary supplements during any given … [Read more...]

“Home Sweet Home” Starts With Our Fall Safety Check

Home is where we should feel most safe and secure. Home is where we celebrate with friends and family, raise our children, grow old with those we love. “Peace – that was the other name for home,” wrote poet Kathleen Norris. But too often that peace is shattered by unintentional injuries. You should … [Read more...]

Road Safety Tips for Teen Drivers Heading Back to School

Labor Day weekend is over and summer is in the rearview mirror. New backpacks are crammed full of the tools of learning: laptops, books, pens, pencils, notebooks and more. But what about the tools young drivers need to stay safe on the road? These tips can help the teen drivers in your life get from … [Read more...]

These Justice Organizations Lead the Fight to Protect the Safety, Rights of All Americans

Every year for the Justice Served Awards issue, we celebrate injured people and their families who have stepped up to make America a safer, more just nation. This year, we’re shining a bright light on the organizations that tirelessly support and advocate for all Americans. [ Read More... ] … [Read more...]

Beware the Insurance Company Three D’s: Delay, Deny, Defend

When you buy insurance, you’re buying security. In exchange for your hard-earned dollars, you trust the insurance company to be there when disaster strikes, to shoulder a potentially devastating financial burden. But too many insurance companies care more about profits than policy holders. They … [Read more...]

Adults Are Key to Preventing Playground Injuries

School’s out for summer, and kids are bursting to get outside and hit area playgrounds. No surprise then that June is a particularly dangerous month for playground injuries. Before you let those kiddos loose, learn how adults are the key to playground safety with tips on equipment, clothing and safe … [Read more...]

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