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Representative Debbie Dingell (MI-12) has introduced legislation that would allow the Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue safety warnings or order recalls of defective guns. Currently, no government agency has the power to do so. This is another positive step in safety for gun owners. One...

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2015 there were 5,376 pedestrians killed and an estimated 70,000 injured in traffic cases. These types of accidents can happen when a driver is reckless or negligent behind the wheel, and they can leave you injured...

  In 2010, at least two dozen deaths and over 100 injuries were linked to unintended discharges from firearms due to defects. Though it is typically assumed the gun user is at fault for unintended discharge, this is not always the case.  There are many ways...

April is Distracted Driving Awareness month, hosted by the National Safety Council, which gives us an opportunity to evaluate our current driving habits and make changes. The awareness campaign was created to educate the public on the most common distractions and the risk they involve....

Morris Haynes Wheeles Knowles and Nelson was recently named as a 2017 Public Justice member. Public Justice pursues high impact lawsuits to combat social and economic injustice. Their mission is to protect consumers, employees, civil rights and the environment. We are thankful for this honor...

Hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and wildfires have all wreaked havoc across America this year. Unfortunately, fraudsters take advantage of families and communities left vulnerable after these events. In fact, disaster fraud increases directly following any natural or man-made disaster. Disaster Fraud is a deliberate act to...

According to a study, 48.9% of Alabama adults own at least one gun. Whether your household falls under that percentage or not, it’s likely that your children will see firearms on TV, in a movie, or even at a friend’s house. If you own a...

ALM has announced the 2016 Elite Trial Lawyers report, recognizing law firms that achieved high-dollar recoveries for clients and that did some of the most creative work on the plaintiffs side. The report includes two components: a list of the 50 firms with the largest...

The federal agency has moved to prevent nursing homes from forcing claims of elder abuse, sexual harassment and even wrongful death into arbitration. This will affect nursing homes with 1.5 million residents and is the most significant overhaul of the agency’s rules governing federal funding of...