Ford F-150 Buyers Say Defect Caused Trucks To Guzzle Oil -Law360

By Melissa Angell Law360 (January 7, 2021, 8:14 PM EST) -- A new proposed class action in Michigan federal court alleges that Ford knowingly concealed manufacturing defects in its F-150 vehicles believed to cause an excessively high rate of engine oil consumption, usually manifesting after the vehicle's warranty period has expired. A trio of Ford owners [...]

Car Accidents During Holiday Times

  The holidays can feel like a crazy time rushing around to get things done before getting together with family and friends. It’s also a high time for car accidents. There are a few reasons for this. Weather Conditions Colder weather and ice create more dangerous road conditions. Even high winds and low visibility can [...]

Texting and Driving in Florida

Texting while driving is one of the worst distracted driving issues, and Florida is second in leading the nation in distracted driving citations. Just four years ago, Florida saw 50,000 accidents because of distracted driving. Therefore, in late 2019, Florida passed a new law, making texting and driving a primary offense.  The New Law and [...]

Understaffing in Nursing Homes

Understaffing in nursing homes is one of the major causes of elder abuse and neglect. Experts estimate approximately 90-95% of nursing homes are not staffed adequately to care for their resident population. Why are Nursing Homes Understaffed? Although there are various reasons why nursing homes may be understaffed, the most prevalent is money. The cost [...]

Are Bedsores a Sign of Elder Abuse

Bedsores are often a sign of elder abuse or nursing home neglect. They are preventable, and therefore, they do indicate a lack of proper care and treatment. If your loved one develops bedsores, it is time to ask some questions and dig deeper to find out more. Signs of Bedsores Bedsores, also called pressure ulcers [...]

Ruby Receptionist Billing Suit Big Win

U.S. District Judge Michael H. Simon certified a class of consumers of Ruby Receptionists for improper billing practices. The claim in the suit states that Ruby Receptionists failed to disclose to its clients that in billing they round up when they calculate their time or that they charge their clients if the receptionists for time [...]

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