Michael Babboni

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Story Highlights: People suffer injuries all the time, and many of these injuries involve commercial products. Sometimes you can sue the product’s manufacturer for compensation, but other times you can’t hold them responsible for what happened. So what’s the distinction? What makes one product defective while another product was simply used wrong? The line between defective products and reckless actions can be nuanced, but here are a few of the basic distinctions. Common-Sense Dangers Some…
Car manufacturers are working on self-driving technology even as you read this, and a growing list of driver-assistance features are making their way into each new generation of vehicles. However, a completely hands-off self-driving car is still a long ways off, and there’s reason to believe it will never fully come about. Even if self-driving vehicles manage to become safer and more reliable than the average human driver, there’s a little thing called “liability” that…
We invest in vehicle insurance not just because it’s the law, but to have protection in place should we find ourselves in an accident. In an ideal world, we’ll never need to use it, but the world we live in is unfortunately not a perfect one. The moments and days following an accident are stressful ones, and they become even more stressful when you come to find out that your insurance provider has denied your…
The vast majority of legal cases, both civil and criminal, never go before a jury. Instead, the two parties settle on a reasonable compromise that everyone can accept. In criminal law you can plea bargain: the defendant agrees to plead guilty for a lesser charge than the one they would go to trial for. In civil law you can agree to a settlement: the defendant pays the plaintiff a certain amount of money or does…
Multi-State Outbreak Of Contaminated Basil Cyclospora Illnesses Are Linked To Basil From Siga Logistics Recommend Cooking Your Basil Until The Danger Has Passed Fresh basil exported by Siga Logistics de LR de CV of Morelos, Mexico has been linked to a multi-state outbreak of Cyclospora illnesses. The basil was recalled by the supplier as potentially contaminated in July of 2019, and the recall remains, as it’s unclear just how much of this basil was imported…
Automobile accidents are the most common cause of spine related injuries. As your spinal cord is extremely important for your health and mobility, these injuries can be devastating. Even if you are not paralyzed you can struggle with issues for the rest of your life, including pain, stiffness, inability to work. How Spinal Injuries Happen In Accidents The spinal cord links the brain to the rest of the body. Damage to the spinal cord as…
Walking is a great way to get from point A to point B, and more people should probably be doing it today. It is an excellent form of exercise. While it may not pump up one’s biceps, pecs, or triceps, it can certainly do a number on a person’s calves and thighs. Additionally, walking can assist an individual with their weight loss endeavors. Plus, this everyday activity doesn’t cost anything. Rather, folks just have to…
When people get into some kind of incident where harm or property damage is involved, then one of the questions that need to be addressed in the near future is insurance coverage. If people have accident or damage insurance of some kind, then one of the big concerns; paying for medical treatment, or for repairs, is addressed by insurance coverage. In other words, if a person was prudent enough to get an insurance policy for…
Story Highlights: Defective products are upsetting for anyone. When you spend your hard earned money on something that you hope works as intended, and it doesn’t, you feel let down. But when you spend money on something, you use it as intended, and it results in you or someone in your household coming to harm, that’s not only disappointing, it’s shocking, often requires medical attention, and leaves you in a situation where you’re much worse…
If you’ve turned on the television in the last few years and seen reports of dangerous bridge collapses in the U.S., you might be surprised to learn that these are not freak accidents. Earlier in April, a section of concrete fell from a bridge in Chattanooga Tennessee, causing the closure of two interstate ramps. What does this say about bridge safety across the nation? Too Many In Need Of Repair There are more than 47,000…