• XCOR Aerospace Files for Bankruptcy

    XCOR Aerospace, an innovator in the aerospace industry, has filed for bankruptcy. XCOR is a private spaceflight and rocket engine development company based at the Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California, and in Midland, Texas. There are also locations in Amsterdam and Hong Kong. XCOR is best known in the aerospace industry for a suborbital space plane that was announced in 2008.

    Kathryn Davis/ Bond and Botes- 11 readers -
  • 63,000 Infant Seats Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

    In October 2017, Fisher-Price, a company that produces various toys and children’s products, recalled 63,000 Soothing Motion Seats. The recall was issued after Fisher-Price received 36 reports of these seats overheating in addition to a report of a fire within the motor housing of the seat. Fortunately, there have been no injuries disclosed so far.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 7 readers -
  • Poor Road Conditions Can Cause Motorcycle Accidents

    Accidents can oftentimes result in severe and catastrophic injuries to motorcycle operators and their passengers. Motorcycle accidents are typically caused by a motor vehicle driver’s negligence, defective or poor road conditions, and other hazards that routinely present themselves on Pennsylvania roadways, including potholes.

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 11 readers -
  • Lawyers and Depression

    While it is affectionately known as “the most wonderful time of the year,” the holiday season can actually bring on strong depression symptoms for a lot of us. Lawyers are in no way immune to the perils of depression; and in fact, many studies indicate the legal profession is especially susceptible to depression and suicide.

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 11 readers -
  • Nukes, Russian Bribery and Whistleblower Awards

    The Russian government. Bribes. Enriched uranium. Secret Swiss bank accounts. These elements have all the makings of a Tom Clancy novel or even a story about allegations plaguing certain ex-confidants of President Trump. Instead, they are part of a recent prosecution in Baltimore involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

    Due Diligence- 9 readers -
  • Episode 24 – Next Lawyer Up with Ron Sykstus featuring Greg Reeves

    This episode of the Next Lawyer Up podcast features attorney Greg Reeves. Greg Reeves is a Decatur, Alabama native, a good guy and a very talented lawyer. I have known Greg for a number of years through his legal work. Coincidentally, his father Bobby Reeves, who is also a great guy, has been our landlord at our Decatur, Alabama office for many years. Greg is an ...

    Ron Sykstus/ Bond and Botes- 10 readers -
  • New Passenger Side Front Crash Test Added by IIHS

    When the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) first created its small-overlap front crash test, it soely tested the driver’s side of the vehicle. Recently, however, the IIHS has introduced a passenger-side version of this test in an effort to ensure that front passengers receive the same level of safety as drivers.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 9 readers -
  • Four Semis Are Involved in Fiery I-75 Truck Wreck

    When big rigs collide, the result can often be a fiery crash that leaves drivers dead and seriously injured. Tragically, this was the case in an I-75 truck wreck in Lowndes County in Georgia over the summer. A tractor-trailer driver who was injured in the wreck later succumbed to his injuries, reported Valdosta Today. On June 23, at around 6:29 p.m.

    Michael West/ Law Office of Michael West- 11 readers -
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