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February 2015 Archives

Dispute over defective car parts grows more contentious

Like car owners across the globe, those in Roanoke City have been keeping a close eye on the product recall car companies have been implementing for problems with airbags. When motor vehicles are purchased, there's an inherent belief that they will be properly constructed and safe. When there is an automobile design defect, it's often not a matter of it being a small issue that can be repaired without the risk of harm. Given the fact that vehicles are on the road with other vehicles, an accident because of a defective auto part can be fatal.

Federal rules on truck driver fatigue

Trucking is an important part of business in Roanoke City and across the country. Along with the positives of trucks-- delivering goods and providing jobs -- there are negatives as well. Because these trucks are so large and share the same roadways as cars, any collision can easily lead to catastrophic injuries for the people who are inside the smaller vehicles.

Keeping track of injuries from unsafe toys

Many Virginia parents keep track of the latest product recalls of children's toys. For many parents, the possibility that a young child will be injured by an unsafe toy is a near-constant worry. Stories of children being injured by or dying as a result of unsafe toys get a lot of attention in the news media, reinforcing that worry.

Fatal car crash kills two in Roanoke

When venturing out on the road in Roanoke, there's a constant risk of an accident leading to a wrongful death. With any traffic incident, it's possible that it can become a fatal car accident. Those who have been affected by the loss of a loved one need to understand what they must do after the accident. That includes pursuing a full investigation, seeking answers as to why the fatal car crash occurred and determining who is at fault.

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