A Development in Progress

By | 2018-07-16T18:33:54+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Autonomous Cars, Autopilot, Department of Transportation, DOT, Electric Cars, NHTSA, Tesla, Uber|Tags: , , , , |

Published April 24, 2018, Los Angeles Daily Journal - Last month, two U.S. citizens lost their lives to autonomous vehicles: Elaine Herzberg, who was struck by a self-driving Uber in Tempe, Arizona and Walter Huang, whose autonomously driven Tesla Model X hit a freeway concrete divider in Mountain View, California. The two incidents ignited a fiery debate [...]

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Selling Cars in Tomorrowland

By | 2018-07-16T22:34:17+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Department of Transportation, DOT, Uber|Tags: , , , , |

Published July 7, 2017, Los Angeles Daily Journal - There are certain things that come around every once-in-a-while that change life as we know it. Businesses were never the same after having been introduced to the fax machine, unlocking a world of reviewing and signing documents in an instant. Apple’s iPhone engulfed us in a creed of [...]

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The Shocking Truth

By | 2018-07-18T00:36:38+00:00 September 3rd, 2014|Categories: Airbag Recall, Auto Industry Attorney, Auto Recalls, Automotive Economy, Department of Transportation, DOT, NHTSA|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Published September 4, 2014, Los Angeles Daily Journal - On July 9, 2010, an Alameda County jury returned a verdict of $15 million against Enterprise Rent-A-Car for the tragic death of Raechel and Jacqueline Houck, two sisters in their early 20s who had rented a defective car from the company. The Chrysler PT Cruiser they were driving [...]

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The Deadliest Weapon

By | 2018-07-18T20:48:44+00:00 August 8th, 2013|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Trends, Department of Transportation, DOT, Texting and Driving|Tags: , , , , , |

Published August 6, 2013, Los Angeles Daily Journal - On average, 14 people die in the U.S. every day as a result of distracted driving, with scores more seriously injured and sentenced to a life term of debilitating injuries. Think for a moment about the tens of thousands of people who are living their life confined to [...]

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An Industry Lost

By | 2018-07-19T01:14:07+00:00 May 1st, 2012|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Auto Recalls, Automotive Trends, Department of Transportation, DOT, Ford, General Motors, NHTSA|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Published May 1, 2012, Los Angeles Daily Journal - If anything, America’s greatest asset is its ability to innovate.  Our nation’s fabric is woven from unconventional thinking and the courage to dream.  From this, we have introduced to the world everything from motion pictures to commercial aviation to hip-hop; and often times before the dust settles we [...]

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How Many More Have to Die?

By | 2018-07-19T18:48:03+00:00 March 7th, 2011|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Trends, Department of Transportation, DOT, NHTSA, Texting and Driving|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Published March 7, 2011, Los Angeles Daily Journal - It’s interesting how our mindset on vehicle safety has shifted so dramatically over the last several decades.  Many of us grew up in an era where seatbelts were seldom thought of, and even more rarely used; and other safety measures, such as mandatory child-seats, were not even a [...]

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Do It for the Kids

By | 2018-07-19T19:45:34+00:00 February 8th, 2011|Categories: Automotive Trends, Department of Transportation, DOT, General Motors, NHTSA|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Published March 7, 2011, Los Angeles Daily Journal - Few things in life are more tragic than the loss of an innocent young life.  There is just something about the playful innocence, the insatiable curiosity, and yes, the mischief and trouble that causes our society to go to great lengths to protect our young.  It is because [...]

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