Son Nguyen, 37, suffers from severe burns after an electrical explosion at Tesla’s car factory, and is now suing the automaker for allegedly putting him in harm’s way “in order to increase productivity at the expense of human lives.” Nguyen was working as a contractor at the Fremont, California, factory on June 5, 2017, when
Uber has faced a lot of legal issues and backlash in response to the ride sharing platform’s shortcomings. In 2017, it faced a lot of problems and it was a seriously tumultuous year for the company. Here’s a look at some of Uber’s biggest legal problems throughout 2017.
According to the National Safety Council, an American is killed every three minutes by a preventable accident—most often a vehicle accident, followed by drug overdoses, falls and drownings. In 2016, a person’s chances of dying in a motor vehicle accident were 1 in 102, which means that as deaths from auto accidents increase, so do wrongful death cases.
Discovery of Deceptive Monkey Research on Nitrogen Oxides. The New York Times’ Jack Ewing reports on continued discoveries on the diesel scandal. Now, we learn that VW and other automakers colluded in a deadly deception to cover up the harm of diesel emissions of nitrogen oxides.
No one can argue that the Takata airbag recall has been one of the biggest automotive safety disasters in recent history. It’s certainly been the biggest automotive recall. Sadly, it’s getting even bigger as Toyota recently announced that it’s recalling another 601,000 vehicles in the U.S. in order to replace Takata airbag inflators.
Bill Proposes Making Truck Underride Guards a Requirement
Are you looking for auto insurance policies in California? It is a legal requirement that all car owners insure their cars before taking them out on the roads. California auto insurance policies also enable car owners to secure themselves and their vehicles from all probable risks and threats. Hence, even if it wasn’t a legal requirement, it would be a good idea to carry such coverage.