Lou Lombardo

Louis Lombardo runs a web site named "Care for Crash Victims." This is a project of a small business public benefit enterprise, Louis V. Lombardo, LLC. The mission is to improve care for crash victims before, during, and after a crash. Lou believes we are all crash victims -- past, present, and future -- as individuals, families, friends and society. Everyone is impacted by crashes as consumers, insurance premium payers, and taxpayers.


Empowering People with Information

What you don’t know can hurt you. It’s “an old saying,” but it’s also a modern truth. An informed public is better prepared to face the challenges of today’s world, which is why empowering people with information is so important.

Transparency + Truth = Trustworthiness

The American people have just received the most recent example that what we do not know can harm us. It’s only when transparency is combined with truth that we see trustworthiness in our government. Without Transparency – What We Don’t Know Can Harm Us On June 23, 2017 we learned from the Washington Post that

Our Health, Safety and Happiness – Under Attack

Sick? Have a pre-existing condition? Poor? You may be in trouble if the Republican lead Senate gets its way with its new “health plan.” Americans, our health, safety and happiness are under attack. The NY Times’ Robert Pear and Thomas Kaplan report: “Senate Republicans, who have promised a repeal of the Affordable Care Act for

Do “We the People” Want Republicans’ Version of Health Care?

The Declaration of Independence says that, We the People are endowed with “unalienable Rights” of Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. But the people’s Life, Liberty, and Happiness are dependent upon health care and safety. Do “We the People” want to go where Republicans want to take us? Republican Proposals The new national policies being

A Closer Look at Nader, NHTSA & Airbags

NY Times Video Report on Nader & Airbags A good video report, published by the New York Times, explores the history of Ralph Nader’s work on airbags and auto safety up to 2014. Everyone should watch it.1 Additional Airbag History This article provides some additional documentation and stories to provide a richer, fairer, and more

Powers of the People on Earth Day 2017

We are facing perils from Trump, both houses of Congress, and the Supreme Court. Our safety and happiness is in existential peril from pollution and political powers. We, the people, need to reassess our civic and moral duties to act. Earth Day is a great day to start. Nader describes in an interview how we

Death by Rental Car: How the Houck Case Changed the Law

The Power of People to Protect People is the message conveyed in the book Death by Rental Car: How the Houck Case Changed the Law, by Ben Kelley. People and lawyers need to know about ways that they can work together to protect others from harm. This is especially true when we are in an era of

63 Million Unsafe Recalled Vehicles Endangering U.S. Today

Car and Driver reports a count of 63 million recalled vehicles that are still unrepaired. There are more than 260 million vehicles on the road, so about one out of every five vehicles on the road is endangering Americans every day. “…the list of states with the highest rate of recalled vehicles in use without

Presidents and a Livable Environment

Life or Death Powers over the Environment – Used and Abused – Again Now? On March 2, 2017, the front page of the Washington Post the lead headline was “White House could slash EPA staff 20%”. The Post reported: “Though President Trump professes to care strongly about clean air and clean water, almost no other