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Mike Damaso

Propane Tank Explosion at Blue Rhino Plant in Tavares

Late last night multiple explosions occurred resulting in a huge fire at the Blue Rhino propane plant in Tavares, Lake County, Florida.  The fire could be seen from surrounding Seminole, Orange and Volusia Counties.  This is a video from someone [...]
Orman Kimbrough

Oklahoma Company's Negligence Being Used to Push Tort Reform

This KOAM-TV segment (clicking on the image above opens the video in a new window) from July 18, 2012, discusses the “documentary” that was recently filmed at a factory in Miami, Oklahoma, for the US Chamber of Commerce’s [...]
Thomas Dennis

The Dangers of Amusement Parks

The Dangers of Amusement Parks Central Florida is known around the world for its wide array of amusement rides and theme parks. While most patrons will enjoy the rides and return home safely, the above article highlights many unknown and [...]
Sandy Grinnell, Staff Contributor

Defective Toys Recalled

Over 10 million Fisher Price toys were recalled on September 30, 2010, after the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) declared them unsafe due to health hazards ranging from choking to shockingly, "genital bleeding." The recall [...]
Ed Normand

The Need for Trial Lawyers

With the recent Toyota recall, and the numerous crashes that have resulted in fatalities and serious injuries, the need for trial lawyers has never been more important. Trial lawyers encourage manufacturers to put safety first, and more importantly, [...]
Ed Normand

The Need for Renter's Insurance

For individuals who are currently renting their home, whether it be a condo, apartment, or house, renter’s insurance is an invaluable, and often overlooked necessity. Many people assume that because they don’t own the property where [...]
Ed Normand

Target Recalling Valentine’s Toys Due to Excessive Levels of Lead

On Tuesday, Target announced it would stop selling its Valentine’s Day "Message Bears" after California’s Attorney General Jerry Brown said that testing of the item revealed lead levels that exceeded federal law. The products, [...]
Ed Normand

More Problems for Toyota

Toyota’s recent problems have now crossed over to its popular gas-electric hybrid Prius. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched an investigation into the brakes of the Prius, after receiving 124 complaints, [...]
Ed Normand

Toyota Class Action Lawsuit

There has been a lot of media coverage surrounding Toyota, and the millions of vehicles recalled because of the risk of unintended acceleration while driving. Just last week, a class action lawsuit was filed in Texas Federal Court by a married [...]
Ed Normand

Toyota Halting Sales & Production

Following its previous recall of 4.3 million vehicles, Toyota is now announcing a halt in sales and production of eight models because of accelerator pedals that can stick and cause unintended acceleration. The affected models include the top-selling [...]