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Truck Accident Lawyer Cites Driver Fatigue As Major Cause Of Truck Accidents

 

Steve Gordon & Todd Elias

Gordon & Elias, truck accident attorneys. Todd Elias on the left; Steve Gordon on the rt

Truck accident lawyers, Gordon & Elias, agree with Deborah A.P. Hersman, chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) that driver fatigue “is one of the most insidious issues in the transportation industry,” and more needs to be done to address this problem.

Truck accidents caused by driver fatigue have become a national problem and it is getting worse. The country’s health practitioners have been aware of an increase in persons suffering from sleep deprivation for many years. Medical problems such as sleep apnea and acid reflux, which causes constant sleep interruption, are the number one causes of driver fatigue. In addition, even drivers that are not suffering from these health problems but simply are driving more than the permissible amount of hours due to economic necessity also is a cause of driver fatigue…. ... Read Full Story

Blue Nile Loses $60.1 Million Lawsuit Against Yehuda Diamond

SEATTLE, Nov. 2 – After a six-day trial, a federal jury dismissed Blue Niles $60.1 million claim against  Yehuda Diamond Company. The Jury ruled against Blue Nile, acknowledging Yehuda Diamond’s right to compare the prices of its clarity enhanced diamonds to the untreated diamonds sold by online retailer Blue Nile.

Blue Nile loses 60.1 Million Claim against Yehuda Diamond Company

Blue Nile loses 60.1 Million Claim against Yehuda Diamond Company

Yehuda Diamond, based in New York, has earned widespread industry and consumer loyalty for its successful competition with Blue Nile and other online jewelers, favoring consumers not only with lower prices but also with unsurpassed expert face-to-face service and full Federal Trade Commission-compliant disclosure… ... Read Full Story