Takata Airbags: Largest Safety Recall in U.S. History

Nathan News

The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) has recalled vehicles installed with airbags supplied by Takata Corporation, a major automotive parts company. The list of recalled vehicles includes models made in the years 2002 through 2015 by 19 different automakers. Called the “largest and most complex safety recall in U.S. history,” the vehicles require the replacement of frontal airbags on …

Partner Vanessa Cantley Named to National List of Notable Attorneys

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Bahe Cook Cantley & Nefzger founding partner Vanessa Cantley has been selected to a national list of notable influencers. The Business Journals’ Influencers: Law spotlights attorneys who are driving business for their employers, and for their clients, in cities across the country. The 100 individuals identified serve both large, nationally known ventures and smaller, locally-focused entities. Cantley was one of …

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Digital Tools For The Tech-Savvy Lawyer

Brian Cook News

Lawyers have long used demonstrative aides to effectively communicate their clients’ stories in a trial.  In today’s digital age, using a flip chart or a whiteboard is no longer enough to capture a jury’s attention or persuasively argue a client’s case.  Lawyers must use the latest advances in technology to present their clients’ cases. The attorneys at Bahe Cook Cantley …

Multi-vehicle Crash Results in 15 Injured, 1 Fatality

William Nefzger News

Kentucky State Police are investigating a deadly 12 vehicle accident on I-24 eastbound in Lyon County, Kentucky. The incident occurred on Friday, June 28th, when 42-year-old Coleman Strachman of North Carolina rear-ended slowed traffic with his semi-truck. Unfortunately, 19-year-old Jace Smothers of Kansas suffered fatal injuries. 15 more people sustained non-fatal injuries, five of which required airlifts to nearby hospitals, …

How Americans Are Still At Risk For Exposure To Asbestos

Nathan News

Just a few decades ago, marketers touted asbestos as the “greatest fire-proofing material ever used.” The public viewed as the perfect thermal insulating material. Seemingly everything contained asbestos, from construction projects to clothing, and from automotive parts to plumbing systems. Today, we are now aware that inhaling asbestos fibers can cause mesothelioma, a fatal cancer. The United States began banning …

E. coli Risk Results in a Recall of More Than 62k Pounds of Raw Beef

Brian News

Just days before the Memorial Day holiday weekend, the U.S Department of Agriculture announced a recall of over 62,000 pounds of raw beef over concerns of E. coli (Escherichia coli) contamination. E. coli is a bacteria commonly found in the lower intestines of animals, including humans. For the most part, it is a completely harmless “bug.” On rare occasions, the …

Half of Nationwide E. coli Outbreak Cases Have Been Reported in Kentucky

Brian News

An outbreak of E. coli from tainted ground beef has affected people across 10 states, hospitalizing 21 people. Health officials believe the incident could be linked to the nationwide E. Coli outbreak, which the federal government has been investigating since late March of this year. The CDC reported 177 cases of E. coli in 6 states, with 65 cases reported …

Louisville Law Firm, Bahe Cook Cantley & Nefzger, Fights Opioid Crisis

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The opioids crisis began when drug companies began convincing doctors that their products carried very low or no risk of addiction and drug distributors of the products turned a blind eye to abnormally large and suspicious shipments to retailers, which they have a legal obligation to report under federal law. The ensuing epidemic hit Kentucky and Indiana communities particularly hard, …

Settlement Proposed in Honda Hybrid Gas Mileage Litigation

Brian News

The owner of model years 2003-8 Honda Civic Hybrids that filed suit against the manufacturer in a class-action lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California in 2007 contend that the car does not get the gas mileage that the company claims. Consumer groups and state Attorney Generals around the country have honed in …

Jeep Grand Cherokee Fires: Group Urges Recall Due to Defective Fuel Tank

Brian News

The Jeep Grand Cherokee’s fuel tank is 400% more likely to cause a fire and kill the vehicle’s occupants in an auto accident than other SUVs, according to the Center for Auto Safety. The Center has asked the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to recall all 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokees because the placement and design of the fuel tank …