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Brett Ashley Emison

Brett Emison’s Legal Guides

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  • Do You Understand The Dangers Of The Acne Drug Accutane?

    Accutane (generic name Isotretinoin) was approved for use in cases involving scar-forming and disfiguring acne. Unfortunately, a two-year U.S. congressional investigation found dermatologists have prescribed Accutane to patients with only mild cases of acne 90% of the time...

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  • Why Are Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella Birth Control Pills So Dangerous?

    Did you know that popular birth control pills Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella have been linked to serious -- even deadly -- side effects such as heart attack, stroke, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis and gallbladder disease? Why Are Yaz / Yasmin / Ocella So Dangerous? Popular ...

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  • A Time Line of Toyota's Sudden Acceleration Problem

    As originally posted at Time Magazine published a time line of Toyota's checkered history of safety problems. Some highlights(with addtions from my own research): September 1986 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ("NHTSA") orders its first reca...

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  • Did You Know That Some Seat Belts Might Do More Harm Than Good?

    Seat belts will save lives, but only if they are worn -- and only then if they are worn properly. Most drivers and passengers never think about proper seat belt fit (or seat belt geometry). Most simply assume if the seat belt is buckled, it will automatically protect you. Sea...

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  • What You Don't Know About Your Tires Could Harm You

    Tires are one of the most important and most overlooked safety components on your vehicle. There are many factors that can sabotage tire safety, including tire age, poor tread wear and depth, and improper inflation. Older or aged tires are a hidden danger because they can f...

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  • Did You Know That Reclining In Your Seat Can Be Deadly?

    Did you know that tilting your vehicle's seat back to rest or take a nap will dramatically increase the risk of serious injury or death in an auto accident? Even though most consumers and passengers do not understand these risks, auto makers (like Ford, GM, Chrysler and Toyota...

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  • Thousands of Dangerous Railroad Crossings Across The Country

    Railroad companies are responsible making sure their train crossings are safe. That means the crossings have proper sight lines and visibility that allow drivers to see approaching trains, that trees and vegetation are cut back, that railroads do not park trains near the cross...

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  • How Defective Vehicle Fuel Systems Cause Car and Truck Fires

    Drivers and occupants of vehicles should not survive a crash only to be burned alive inside the vehicle. However, according to the US Fire Administration, post-crash fires are the leading cause of vehicle-related deaths. These fires ignite for a variety of reasons, including fail...

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