• Capital One Class Action Status Updateslawtoncates.com/media-library/class-action/capital-one-class-action/capital-one-class-action-status-updates
  • Capital One Class Action Overviewlawtoncates.com/media-library/class-action/capital-one-class-action/capital-one-class-action-overview Capital One Data Breach: An Overview
  • Your Rights And How To Avoid A Lemonlawtoncates.com/media-library/you-should-know-newsletters/your-rights-and-how-to-avoid-a-lemon If you have ever owned a lemon, you know how frustrating it is to get the problem fixed or the car replaced. If you haven't, consider yourself lucky. Here are tips on how to avoid buying a lemon in the first place and your rights if you do!
  • Women Alert To Harmful Drugslawtoncates.com/media-library/you-should-know-newsletters/women-alert-to-harmful-drugs Knowledge is important in navigating the safety issues around the use of prescription drugs and medical devices. This is especially true for women, who are marketed to heavily by pharmaceutical companies hoping to cash in on their health care needs.
  • Will Your Auto Insurance Be There When It Matters Most?lawtoncates.com/media-library/you-should-know-newsletters/will-your-auto-insurance-be-there-when-it-matters-most Medical care and other expenses following a car accident have skyrocketed. Unfortunately too many people find out the hard way that they don't have sufficient insurance coverage. Use these tips to start a review of your policy protections.
  • Who’s At Fault When Robot Cars Crash And Injure People?lawtoncates.com/media-library/you-should-know-newsletters/who2019s-at-fault-when-robot-cars-crash-and-injure-people-1 Wouldn't it be nice to read the paper, check your email and enjoy a second cup of coffee while your driverless car whisks you off to work in the morning? As you will read here, that reality is closer than many Americans might think. Aside from the new conveniences, autonomous vehicles could also save thousands of lives lost every year in auto accidents. The challenge for regulators, safety advocates and the driving public is managing the transition from our current system to one dominated by fully autonomous vehicles. As with any new technology, there will be several bumps along the way.
  • What Are Your Rights If Your Pet Is Negligently Injured?lawtoncates.com/media-library/you-should-know-newsletters/what-are-your-rights-if-your-pet-is-negligently-injured When a dear pet dies, we are often told: “Get a hold of yourself; it’s only a dog. It’s only a cat. Get another one.” But for anyone who has experienced the constant loyalty and love of an animal companion, it’s never “only just a pet." Yet, when the family pet is injured or killed through another person’s negligence, the courts limit damages to only the “market value” of the pet and stop short of considering sentimental value. As you will read in this month’s “You Should Know” newsletter, that precedent is being challenged by animal lovers throughout the country.
  • Vigilance Key To Safer Workplaceslawtoncates.com/media-library/you-should-know-newsletters/vigilance-key-to-safer-workplaces Employees have a right to a safe and healthy workplace. Employers also benefit by helping prevent on-the-job injuries. Working together, we can continue the recent trend in America toward a safer workplace. Check out these helpful tips and resources.
  • Taking Care Of Mom And Dadlawtoncates.com/media-library/you-should-know-newsletters/taking-care-of-mom-and-dad Assisted living started out as an alternative for seniors who needed a little help with their day-to-day needs. But now it has become a big business that isn't always consistently scrutinized. Use this guide to find quality care for your loved one.
  • So Your Kids Want A Video Game. Now What?lawtoncates.com/media-library/you-should-know-newsletters/so-your-kids-want-a-video-game Invariably, every parent is confronted with questions about video games for his or her kids. Knowing that video games top many wish lists for holiday gift giving, we thought a little inside information on the topic might be helpful. Happy holidays!
  • Roads A Deadly Hazard For Atverslawtoncates.com/media-library/you-should-know-newsletters/roads-a-deadly-hazard-for-atvers ATVs have become wildly popular in the U.S., with more than 11 million ATVs and 35 million riders. Unfortunately, ATV accidents and injuries are all too common. Here are safety tips and resources you might consider for the ATV riders in your life.
  • Road Safety Tips For Teen Drivers Heading Back To Schoollawtoncates.com/media-library/you-should-know-newsletters/road-safety-tips-for-teen-drivers-heading-back-to-school Labor Day weekend is over and summer is in the rear view mirror. New backpacks are crammed full of the tools of learning: laptops, books, pens, pencils, notebooks and more. But what about the tools young drivers need to stay safe on the road? These tips can help the teen drivers in your life get from home to homeroom in one piece.
  • Report Puts Medical Errors As Third Leading Cause Of Deathlawtoncates.com/media-library/you-should-know-newsletters/report-puts-medical-errors-as-third-leading-cause-of-death The last thing on your mind when you go to a hospital is the possibility that you will be hurt instead of helped. But that is exactly what's happening to thousands of Americans every year. Patient safety can help you protect yourself and others.
  • Recent Spike In U.s. Traffic Deaths Reverses 40-year Trendlawtoncates.com/media-library/you-should-know-newsletters/recent-spike-in-u-s-traffic-deaths-reverses-40-year-trend Injuries and deaths from vehicle crashes have always been a major problem on U.S. roadways. But as a nation, we have made steady progress over the past four decades, thanks to education and many safety innovations. Then came reports in 2015 and now 2016 that this trend has been reversed.
  • Presenting America’s Top Safety And Justice Stories Of 2016lawtoncates.com/media-library/you-should-know-newsletters/presenting-america2019s-top-safety-and-justice-stories-of-2016 In keeping with the December spirit of reflection, we reviewed a year's worth of headlines for a list of the top safety and justice stories from 2016. Progress was made, but there are still many challenges ahead. Thanks for supporting civil justice!
  • Presenting America’s 2015 Top Safety And Justice Storieslawtoncates.com/media-library/you-should-know-newsletters/presenting-america2019s-2015-top-safety-and-justice-stories Courageous Americans dedicated to making this a safer, more just nation are a gift to us all. We hope you enjoy this review of the top stories covered here in 2015. May you and all those close to you enjoy a joyous and SAFE holiday season!
  • Opiate Drug Abuse, Deaths Soar Along With Drug Company Profitslawtoncates.com/media-library/you-should-know-newsletters/opiate-drug-abuse-deaths-soar-along-with-drug-company-profits The number of people suffering, and all too often dying, from prescription drug abuse is staggering. And the epidemic is growing exponentially, fueled by the prevalence of opiate painkillers. Here's an overview on cause and prevention.
  • New Laws On Medical Malpractice And Nursing Home Abuse May Hurt Your Familylawtoncates.com/media-library/you-should-know-newsletters/new-laws-on-medical-malpractice-and-nursing-home-abuse-may-hurt-your-family We understand that it is difficult for anyone to wrap their head around the issue of errors and health care. Americans have a justifiably high opinion of doctors, nurses and other care providers. The vast majority are dedicated professionals that do tremendous good for society. But to err is human, and it has become clear that the big business of health and nursing home care results in too many preventable injuries. So read this newsletter not as an indictment of the fine people who work in health care today, but rather a defense of every American’s right to justice and accountability.
  • More Kids Left In Hot Carslawtoncates.com/media-library/you-should-know-newsletters/more-kids-left-in-hot-cars Every summer we read the sad news of children dying from heatstroke after being left in a hot car - one every 10 days, according to the statistics. Share this information with everyone you know and help us prevent these tragedies.
  • Medication Errors On The Rise, But They Can Be Preventedlawtoncates.com/media-library/you-should-know-newsletters/medication-errors-on-the-rise-but-they-can-be-prevented Injuries from prescription drugs (called adverse drug events) come in two forms: unforeseen side effects caused by the drug itself or human error in taking or prescribing a drug. This month we focus on medication errors, which are far too common today in our country. Many of these errors occur when a mistake is made by a health care provider in a hospital, nursing home or other health care setting. While the medical profession, regulators and safety advocates look for ways to prevent errors in these settings, here are measures you can take to better protect yourself and loved ones.