Auto Industry

Attorneys Fight to Open Sealed Documents in Trinity Rail Case

Brian Nettles, Esq. A critical part of a legal trial is evidence. At a certain point, both parties are allowed to gain access to material facts and documents from the party they are fighting. However, sometimes parties ask the Court to keep their evidence sealed if their need for secrecy outweighs the public’s right to know. When does secrecy outweigh the public’s right to know? That’s tough to say. Companies like GM and Trinity have a lot to hide when it is discovered that their products are dangerous, even deadly. Public Justice, a non-profit public interest foundation, is currently fighting …

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Driverless Cars Trying to Gain Traction on US Roads

Tad Thomas, Esq. In today’s technologically driven world, do you ever wonder why cars aren’t made to be safer machines? Or how companies like GM can get away with selling dangerous vehicles for nearly a decade? While there is debate and some evidence that points to a decline in the driving culture of America, there are still thousands of people on the road everyday. More concerning, nearly 4,000 people are killed and more than 100,000 injured every year because of truck accidents (CNBC). Imagine a car with a setting that will only let you go as fast as the car …

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