Dogs on a Plane: Emotional Support vs. Passenger Safety

Pets, especially dogs, can help patients who suffer from depression and anxiety. That’s why some dogs have been trained for exactly this purpose. Its effectiveness is so widely recognized that the Air Carrier Act was passed in 1986 which allows patients to fly with pets that have been certified as emotional support animals (ESAs). This…

Civil Suit Follows Venus Williams Car Accident

According to the latest news reports, the saga of the car accident that involved tennis star Venus Williams isn’t over yet. The accident resulted in the death of a 78-year-old Jerome Barson, and the victim’s family has filed a wrongful death suit against the tennis star for negligence. The civil suit followed an official police…

Toddler Nephew of MTV Star Drowns in Pool Mishap

Swimming pool tragedies can happen to any family. This unfortunate truth was once again demonstrated when the 3-year-old nephew of Sterling “Steelo” Brim, the star of the MTV show Ridiculousness, drowned in the actor’s swimming pool in his North Hollywood home. The immediate family of the child are from Chicago and was visiting Brim in…

Marking the 2-Year Anniversary of the Horrific Amtrak Train Accident

It has been 2 years since the tragic Amtrak accident that occurred on the night of May 12, 2015. The incident resulted in the deaths of 8 people, while more than 200 were also injured. On that fateful night, Amtrak Train 188 operated by engineer Brandon Bostian left the main Philadelphia on the way to…

Class Action Suit Results in Payout for Underpaid SpaceX Workers

The Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, more commonly known as SpaceX, is a famous company founded by Elon Musk. It has had its fair share of media attention with its astonishing accomplishments as a commercial space transport company, including being the first company that was able to send its own spacecraft to the International Space Station….

$100 Million Lawsuit Filed Against Fyre Festival Organizers

The Fyre Festival was supposed to be a super-luxurious 2-weekend party for wealthy millennials, set in a beautiful private Caribbean island. Instead, for the attendees it was a time in hell. Now a $100 million class action suit has been filed against the organizers of the event. The Alluring Promises People were lured to the…

LA Police Puts Down 3 Vicious Pit Bulls

On May 10, 2017, Los Angeles police officers responded to reports of a pit bull attack by shooting down 3 vicious pit bulls who brutally attacked a man in downtown LA. The police say that 2 of the dogs died immediately, though the 3rd one survived the gunshot. Unfortunately this type of situation happens all…

Defective Viking Gas Ranges Lawsuit Leads to Millions in Fines

Viking, the manufacturer of gas ranges that were found to be defective, has been fined $4.65 million by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). It was found that their product had a design defect that enabled the devices to activate on their own. The CPSC fined Viking due to its failure to immediately report…

BMW’s Lawsuits From Cars Exploding

Many car makers hope that their new models “catch fire” among the consumer public. Obviously, they mean this in a figurative sense. But numerous BMWs in the US and in the world seem to be catching fire, literally. The BMW Fire Reports The reports of BMWs suddenly self-igniting was uncovered by an investigation conducted by…