The largest recall related to problems with an automobile part is now on the books. The Takata Corp., maker of crash air bags for a slew of vehicles has issued the recall because of defects that can send shrapnel flying at vehicle passengers in an accident. Federal regulators say the number of affected vehicles stands at 34 million. How many of those may be in Texas isn't clear.
Texas does not have a great record when it comes to drunk driving fatalities. As we note elsewhere on our site, the state ranked at the top nationally for deaths caused by drunk drivers in 2009 and 2010. According to Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, Texas also led the nation in 2013.
Depending on what side of the technology divide you are on the prospect of self-driving cars may be either a cool idea or the scariest thing you can imagine. If you're sitting on the fence you might be inclined to have mixed feelings.
The best defense being a solid offense is a concept that goes back a long ways. A Google check of the phrase indicates that it may have been a philosophy espoused by Chinese military general Sun Tzu several thousand years ago.
Fidel Rodriguez, Jr. was the guest speaker at the Mexican-American Bar Association of San Antonio's April luncheon. Mr. Rodriguez gave a CLE presentation on "10 Deposition Tips for Young (and Old) Lawyers". For more information on MABA please visit their website: http://www.maba-sa.org/.