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Bill Tapella

500,000 VW Owners and Dealers Affected By Defeat Device Scandal

With nearly five million Volkswagen cars on the road today, many people are concerned about what the recent VW emissions data scandal means for them- and for the resale value of their car. On September 18, 2015, an independent investigation […]

K. Lindsay Rakers

Bad Road Conditions Create Dangerous Driving Conditions

Most people think of ice and snow when they hear “bad road conditions”.  But many other things can contribute to dangerous roads such as potholes, damaged guardrails, slick roads, poorly maintained gravel roads, narrow shoulders, and narrow lanes.  In 2014, […]

K. Lindsay Rakers

It Should Be a Time for Family

The air is crisp – even chilly enough for a sweatshirt.  Football is on the TV.  The grill is cooking something and whatever it is, it smells unbelievable.  It’s my favorite time of the year.  I love to start a […]

K. Lindsay Rakers

Want Safe Roads? Talk to Your U.S. Senator TODAY!

Some of our U.S. Senators, lead by Mitch McConnell, are trying to chip away at our safety laws aimed at truck drivers and trucking companies.  We all drive on our community roads and highways.  If trucking companies are not properly […]

K. Lindsay Rakers

Distracted Driving – Our Kids Might Not Be the Problem

Distracted driving.  If you haven’t heard about it, you have been living in a bubble or, well, very distracted. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), in 2012 alone, 3,328 people were killed in crashes involving a […]

K. Lindsay Rakers

The Momma Bird Trial Attorney

Working full time while being a mother isn’t easy.  Add to the mix being a single mom, and the challenges multiply.  But I can honestly say, I love my life.  I am proud of what I do.  I wouldn’t change […]

K. Lindsay Rakers

I Was Following the Rules…So Why am I Being Punished?

As an injury trial lawyer, I hear this from my clients frequently – “I didn’t do anything wrong…so why has MY life been turned upside down?”  I’ve been in a car crash myself – one caused by the carelessness of […]

K. Lindsay Rakers

Can an Injury Attorney Really Help Me?

Yes.  A personal injury attorney can be invaluable to you and your family if you have been injured in a car crash, truck crash, fall, or other type of personal injury as a result of someone else’s carelessness.   Granted, […]

K. Lindsay Rakers

What Does it Mean to Be a Lawyer?

The lawyers I know all went to law school for different reasons.  Some folks knew in high school that they wanted to practice law – others didn’t move into the legal field until much later in life following other careers. […]

Dan Jones

The Physics of a Head-On Collision

Most people have heard about, or even witnessed, the enormous effect a head-on collision can have on a vehicle and its occupants.  As the myth goes, when two cars are traveling at the same speed, 60 km/hr. for example, collide […]