Tag Archives: Drivers

The 100 Deadliest Days:  Advice for Parents of Teen Drivers

We are about to enter the Deadliest Days for teen drivers.  The days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the most dangerous and deadly for teen drivers.  Throughout the year, teen drivers ages 16 to 17 are three times … Continue reading

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Loose Manhole Covers Are A Danger To Drivers

We don’t really think much of manholes when we’re driving. They are a small and common feature of our streets. But unsecured manholes can trigger devastating accidents – ones that can cause injuries and even death. CBS recently reported that … Continue reading

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Fifth Circuit Dashes Delivery Driver’s Bid to Keep Wage Hour Claims Out of Arbitration

In Edwards v. DoorDash, Inc., No. 17-20082 (5th Cir. Apr. 25, 2018), the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reaffirmed its position that arbitrability of claims, including whether class or collective claims must be arbitrated individually, is a threshold question that … Continue reading

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Uber Drivers’ Class Action Lawsuit Hits Permanent Red Light

Last week, the ridesharing giant, Uber, secured a resounding legal win when a federal judge dismissed a putative class action lawsuit alleging the company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay drivers overtime. The ruling is enormously … Continue reading

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Many Distracted Drivers Think They Aren’t When They’re Caught

Distracted driving is a rising cause of fatal accidents, especially as smartphones and GPS devices become more standard. In 2016 alone, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said that distracted driving led to 3,450 traffic deaths nationwide. In 2015, … Continue reading

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