Things are heating up in the Senate as democrats introduce legislation to ban electronic cigarette manufacturers from marketing to children. This marks the first attempt to put regulation in place on the industry.
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Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Prevent E Cig Marketing to Children
Feds Likely Investigating General Motors Recall Response
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is likely looking into whether General Motors was too slow to report problems that led to 13 deaths and a massive recall of small cars. According to a report in The Associated Press, General Motors this week doubled to 1.6 million the number of small cars being recalled to repair faulty ignition switches linked to several fatal crashes. The company also issued a rare apology saying that it is “deeply sorry” that its process to examine the problem was not swift enough. NHTSA officials have said in a statement that they are reviewing GM documents and have questions about when they notified regulators.
Win Two Tickets to See the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center in April
We really love our Lakers around here. John Bisnar is a huge Lakers fan and he had an idea to pass on two tickets to see them in April to one of our lucky Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ followers. Normally we only donate our Laker tickets to charities so this is a great chance to win!
Increasing Your Tort Recovery Under Proposition 51
Brian D. Chase and Scott D. Raphael The Electorate’s Attack on the Perceived Common Law “Deep Pocket” Rule On June 3, 1986, California voters approved Proposition 51, the so-called “Fair Responsibility Act of 1986.” (Civil Code § 1431.2 – 1431.5) Its purpose was to remedy a perceived “deep pocket” injustice built into the doctrine of…
Newport Beach Police Pursuit Ends in Injury Crash
A female driver was seriously injured after a DUI suspect crashed into her vehicle during a police pursuit, CBS Los Angeles reports. Police say the two-mile chase started around 10:30 p.m. February 20, 2014 and ended in a crash at the intersection of Dover and Mariners drives. The driver of a black Mercedes sedan allegedly drove through a stop sign and crashed into a Toyota Prius injuring its driver.
Bisnar Chase Files Class Action Against E Cigarette Maker
The Newport Beach consumer law firm of BISNAR | CHASE has filed a class action lawsuit against the makers of certain e-cigarette brands alleging unfair competition and false advertising.
J & J Penalized for Losing Evidence in Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits
Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay a penalty for failing to adequately preserve documents related to the multi-district lawsuit over alleged injuries caused by transvaginal mesh implants.
Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed by Husband of Latina Music Star Jenni Rivera
More than a year after Latin music superstar Jenni Rivera died in an airplane crash, her husband, former Major League Baseball player, Esteban Loaiza, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the owner of the aircraft.
Pit Bull Owner Brutally Attacked by his Own Dogs
A 53-year-old man was seriously injured in a dog attack after a pack of pit bulls, which may have belonged to him, turned around and mauled him. According to an NBC news report, a neighbor who saw the attack intervened by ramming his van through a chain-link fence hitting one of the pit bulls and scaring the rest away.
GM Cars with Defective Ignition Switches Result in Six Deaths
At least six people have died due to accidents involving defective ignition switches in General Motors compacts prompting the automaker to recall 778,562 of its 2005 to 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt and 2007 Pontiac G5 compact vehicles. General Motors officials say they know of at least 22 accidents involving the ignition switches and six deaths.