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New Design to Help Prevent Ford Rollovers

Posted: 6/29/10

The last thing Ford Motor Co. wants you to think about when you get the behind the wheel of its new Explorer is rollovers. Plagued a decade ago by fatal rollovers associated with its Firestone tires, Ford is trotting out a new Explorer model to be unveiled officially in July. So the auto maker is…

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Trucking Safety Plan Brings Praise, Concern

Posted: 6/25/10

Fleetowner.com has a very informative article today about a new plan designed to standardize safety and reduce trucking accidents for long haul truckers, but it is drawing some criticism as well as praise. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) revealed its roll -out plan to Congress this week for its revamped safety scoring process…

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Coastal Property Owners : Your Property Could Belong to Government

Posted: 6/23/10

The Houston Chronicle has an frightening editorial today about the increased legal risks of owning coastal property.  Timothy Mulvaney writes that last week, in Stop the Beach Renourishment Inc. v. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously affirmed a decision of the Florida Supreme Court that rejected landowners' takings claims. The case…

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Gulf Cleanup Training Ignores Advice From Health Agency, Official Says

Posted: 6/22/10

Sasha Chavkin of ProPublica writes about a developing danger for workers struggling to cleanup after the BP oil spill disaster. Workplace safety experts have expressed concern that Gulf oil spill responders aren't getting enough safety training. One federal official says the four-hour safety course that BP is providing to Gulf cleanup workers lacks basic information…

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High Profile Disasters Put New Focus on Workplace Safety

Posted: 6/18/10

Business Journalism.org offer a unique perspective on the recent overwhelming numbers involving workplace accident injury lately. We’re not even halfway through 2010 and already have seen some high-profile workplace accident injury disasters, including 29 dead in a West Virginia coal mine and the 11 workers lost two months ago when the BP oil rig collapsed…

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IIHS Releases Roof-Strength Tests on Midsize SUVs

Posted: 6/17/10

Many SUV shoppers worry about the rollover risks that come with driving a tall vehicle. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just released roof strength tests that are designed to measure how well vehicles protect their occupants in rollovers. The results may surprise you. In a press release, IIHS writes, "In the first…

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Stay Ahead of Bad News!

Posted: 6/3/10

Follow the Ammons Law Firm for all the latest on dangerous product recalls, drug defects and everything else you need to know to keep you and your family safe and protect your legal rights.  We are set up to distribute news across the entire Internet spectrum.  Choose your favorite! Sign up for our RSS feeds,…

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Houston Personal Injury Lawyer Rob Ammons Named 2010 SuperLawyer

Posted: 6/1/10

Texas Monthly's annual listing of the top peer-selected attorneys in the state of Texas will include Rob Ammons for the seventh year in a row. From 2003 – 2009 Rob Ammons has been voted a Texas SuperLawyer by his peers, for which he was featured in Texas Monthly Magazine. This honor places Rob in the…

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Tire Defects More Common on Memorial Day Weekend

Posted: 5/31/10

wtach the video click here Experts say tires on passenger vehicles and trucks are more susceptible to tread separation and blowouts over Memorial Day Weekend. “Its a combination of heat and low gas prices, more people can afford to travel and travel further,” Houston tire defect attorney Rob Ammons told CBS news on Saturday.  “Drivers…

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