All posts by Killino Firm

Defective Car Jack and Jack Stand Failures Implicated in Thousands of Injuries

Every year, thousands of amateur mechanics and automobile enthusiasts suffer severe and potentially fatal injuries when a car jack or jack stand collapses as they’re working beneath a vehicle. Sometimes, car jack and jack stand injuries result from improper use. But in many cases, the devices were defective or sold with inadequate instructions for use. […]

Beach Umbrella and Outdoor Canopy Injuries: An Overlooked Summer-Time Danger

Every summer, millions of Americans retreat to the shade of a beach umbrella, patio umbrella, or pop-up canopy as they relax at the shore, enjoy backyard barbecues and other outdoor meals, and lounge poolside at home or while vacationing at hotels and resorts. Unfortunately, most remain completely unaware that these popular summer implements can pose […]

Truck Accident News: U.S. Congress Mulls Higher Minimum Insurance Limit for Truckers

Thanks to inflation, the medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses incurred by the innocent victims of truck and 18-wheeler have continued to rise year after year. Yet because the minimum insurance limit for truckers has remained unchanged for decades, far too many crash victims are never fully compensated and find themselves thousands of dollars […]

Thousands of Truckers Test Positive for Marijuana, Cocaine, and Other Illegal Drugs

With truck and 18-wheeler accidents already killing and seriously injuring thousands of people every year, truck drivers operating under the influence of drugs and alcohol are the last thing anyone needs. Yet data collected by the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse indicates a significant number of the nation’s truckers […]