Taking Ambien? Think twice, cut once [in half]

Study: Sleep aid linked to doubling of emergency department visits. Forbes (8/26, Glatter, 11.38M) contributor Robert Glatter, MD, writes about a study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services … Continue Reading →

NHTSA unveils VIN-lookup tool for searching recalls.

In ongoing coverage of NHTSA’s new online search tool for drivers to look up automotive recalls by VIN, the Peninsula (WA) Daily News (8/24, 41K) reports that NHTSA’s “program comes as manufacturers … Continue Reading →

Lance Armstrong faces series of civil lawsuits related to doping scandal.

Reuters (8/19) explains that Lance Armstrong, the former professional bicyclist who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles after being accused by the US Anti-Doping Agency of carrying … Continue Reading →

Role of the victims’ lawyers in achieving public justice

AP analysis finds NHTSA moves slowly on investigation requests. The AP (8/11) reports that an AP analysis of 15 petitions filed by drivers with the NHTSA since 2010 found that … Continue Reading →