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Personal Injury Law Journal Blog

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Congress to Consider Bill to Prevent Flame Jetting Injuries

USA - November 30 2017 Flame jetting is a phenomenon that occurs when flammable liquids, like gasoline or rubbing alcohol, are poured from a container and ignite causing a…

E-cigarette Product Construction Linked to Severity of Explosion Injuries

USA - November 14 2017 The 2017 FEMA report on e-cigarette explosions has linked product construction to the severity of injuries suffered in explosion incidents. The study…

NJ Jury Awards $6M Against Advanced Life Support Services Provider

USA - November 8 2017 A jury in New Jersey awarded $6 million against an advanced life support services provider after it determined that emergency medical technicians…

Study Shows E-cigarettes Pose Unique Health Dangers

USA - November 6 2017 Much of the hype from the vaping industry centers around the message that e-cigarettes are a safer alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes…

E-Cigarette Flavors—Should They Be Banned?

USA - October 30 2017 E-cigarette liquids come in 7000 flavors—many of them sweet like bubble gum and cherry. But there is only one flavor, menthol, in traditional…

The Unique Explosion Dangers of E-Cigarettes

USA - October 24 2017 According to a FEMA and U.S. Fire Authority report on e-cigarette explosions released in July 2017, the “combination of an electronic cigarette with a…

Australia Classifies E-Cigarettes as Dangerous

Australia - October 17 2017 Despite recent pressure from the high-powered, tobacco-backed vaping industry, Australia recently ruled to keep nicotine-laden e-cigarettes illegal in…

Chemical Burns & Caustic Cleaning Agents: Beware What You Are Served in Restaurants

USA - September 19 2017 Picture yourself sitting down for a meal at your favorite restaurant. You order a drink and begin looking over the menu. A glass is placed in front of…

Self-Driving Car Bill Passed by House - Will Federal Law Pre-empt State Law for Self-Driving Cars?

USA - September 18 2017 On September 6, 2017, the House of Representatives passed a bill intended to ease self-driving cars onto the roads…

NJ Is Creating A “Master Person Index” to Counter Medical Errors

USA - August 24 2017 Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States, according to a recent study (recent blog post about this topic). The…