The Chimparoo Baby Carriers by L'echarpe Porte-bonheaur have been recalled because of a potential fall hazard. The recall was announced on the thirteenth of October. This recall involves Chimparoo brand Trek baby carriers that allow the user to carry a baby tummy to tummy, on the hip or on the back. The 100% twill fabric carriers were sold in 18 solid,...

Texting and driving is most often referred to ask "distracted driving," and it certainly is. The reason this is a problem is that texting requires a person to look away from the road and at his or her phone. This could take just a second, but it often takes longer. In some cases, people drive hundreds of feet -- the...

We've reported many times about lawsuits filed against police offices after people were sexually assaulted by officers on duty. Unfortunately, we have another case involving a woman who was raped while in the custody of the police. A federal jury has awarded a former Hollis woman $6.5 million after finding the Harmon County sheriff failed in his duties to prevent her...

Brain injuries are typically sorted into specific categories, and one of the broadest categories is that of the "acquired brain injury." What does this mean and how does it define the injury? Essentially, this category is just used to differentiate between brain issues that people have had all their lives and those that they acquire after they are born. For example,...

Police officers are often put in a position of power over another person or group of people. Unfortunately, this sometimes leaves room for terrible things to happen. Such is the case with Franklin Hartley and Thomas Merenda. The two officers were found guilty of having coerced two women they arrested into sexual favors. The two women, referred to as Jane Doe...

A police officer in New Jersey is the target of a lawsuit after he allegedly made sexual advances on a woman. Patrolman James Lame asked the plaintiff if she had ever had sex with a police officer in a police station or in a cell and requested that she have sex with him after a traffic stop in November 2014. During...

A mother and father from Missouri were killed in a tragic car accident in Florida, while taking their two daughters to Disney World. The daughters both suffered injuries that have been described as serious, though they survived the accident. According to reports, the parents had spent months saving up money for the family vacation so that their two young girls --...

The elderly and children are among the most vulnerable in our society. Children are young and inexperienced and can be easily manipulated or exploited. Sadly, as many people age, they too, are subject to various forms of abuse and exploitation. While they may have been vigorous and imposing when they were younger, they often have suffered the effects of a...

Three basketball players at Ooltewah High School in Ooltewah, Tennessee have been convicted in a sexual assault case against a teammate. The teammate was raped with a pool cue during a violent hazing ritual on a school sponsored basketball trip. Hazing is the act of imposing humiliating, embarrassing, and often dangerous rituals on anyone seeking to join a particular organization. Schools...

The physics are fairly straightforward. The greater the speed of a vehicle, the greater the demands placed on the braking, tires, steering systems and greater the potential damage should the vehicle strike another vehicle or object. When the vehicle in question is an 80,000 lb semi truck, the physics of a crash are frightening indeed. At the end of last month, the...