Personal Injury Tools
Personal Injury – Resource Links
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
The CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of property damage, serious personal injury or death from consumer products such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard or can injure children. The CPSC’s website includes recalls and product safety news, information on reporting an unsafe product and more.
National Safety Council (NSC) Injury Facts
The National Safety Council offers safety resources that provide statistics, tips and suggestions for staying safe at home and while on the road.
Tort Law: An Overview
This website, maintained by the Legal Information Institute (LII) at Cornell University Law School, provides general information about tort law, including discussion of intentional torts, negligence and strict liability.
Spotlight on Dog Bite Liability
This article from the Insurance Information Institute (III) discusses issues related to dog bite liability, including the responsibilities of dog owners, recent developments in state legislation and important court decisions.
Products Liability Law: An Overview
This website, also maintained by the Legal Information Institute (LII) at Cornell University Law School, provides general information about the law of products liability as well as links to federal and state judicial decisions and statutes.
Damages: An Overview
This website, another from the Legal Information Institute (LII) at Cornell University Law School, provides general information about the law of damages, including discussions of both compensatory and punitive damages.
NHTSA Research and Data
The NHTSA maintains this site to furnish the public with easy access to its data concerning the causes and injury outcomes of crashes, complete with investigation data, statistics and analysis.
NHTSA Safety Search Tool
This NHTSA tool allows users to quickly search its database of motor vehicle, equipment, child safety seat and tire recalls.