Unless you’re recreating a scene from Mission Impossible, you don’t typically expect your smartphone, laptop or e-cigarette to self-destruct. However, the lithium-ion battery packs have the potential to explode or catch fire without warning.

Judge Charles R. Breyer allowed objectors to voice their concerns today, but with less than 1 percent of the total class filing objections, Judge Breyer indicated that he is “strongly inclined” to approve the current arrangement.

Have you ever been driving down the road and been cut off? Of course, you have. The first thing you think is “who is driving that car?!” With advances in technology, the answer to that question could soon be “no one.”

Perhaps it’s an understatement to say that we are in the personal device age. What you may not know is that the technology that keeps most of those devices running is a lithium-ion battery pack and any device with one has the potential to explode or catch fire without warning.

Did you know that September is dedicated to ovarian cancer awareness? While this disease may only physically affect women, like all cancers, it touches so many more including brothers, husbands, children and friends.

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Fifteen years ago thousands of lives were tragically stolen from us and thousands of survivors’ lives forever changed in the deadliest terrorist attack ever on American soil.

For some, questions about unlawful conduct and monopolization come to mind. While there has been considerable national discussion over the past week about EpiPens, a key question is not being addressed, why isn’t there real competition in the EpiPen product market?

Parties in the Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” litigation appeared before U.S. District Court Judge Charles R. Breyer for a status conference on August 25, 2016. Below is a recap of the hearing and my thoughts on the highlights.

There is nothing more tragic than the preventable death of a child. My heart aches for the family of 10-year-old Caleb Schwab, who was tragically killed August 7 on the world’s tallest waterslide at a Kansas City amusement park. The disturbing reality is that there is no federal regulation over amusement parks.

Whether you're traveling for business or taking a helicopter tour on vacation, choosing the safest private carrier is critically important, yet nearly impossible. You often pay a higher price to fly charter, so why is it so tough to find a safe one?