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Born To Be Wild! 29 Celebrity Motorcycle Injuries & Deaths (and 10 Safety Tips)

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: August 1, 2011

There’s a daredevil in all of us.  Steppenwolf’s Born to Be Wild (from Easy Rider) accompanies the video below  which is a compendium of celebrities who have been injured or killed in motorcycle crashes.  The video also includes 10 Motorcycle Safety Tips! Click on the photos below the video to find out how the celebrity was injured or killed.  Most importantly, if you ride, ride safely and be defensive.  Other drivers may not be looking out for you! Click on Each Picture Below For Details of Their Motorcycle Crash                       The video has yet more celebrities involved in motorcycle… Read More

Freud to Winehouse: 47 Alcohol & Drug Related Celebrity Deaths

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: July 29, 2011

Who are these celebrities whose pain was numbed, and eventually silenced, by drugs or alcohol? Watch the video below. They’re all in there along with 35 other tragic personae. The tragedy of Amy Winehouse’s death has eaten away at me over the last week. Why? Well, not because I was a great fan of Amy Winehouse. In reality, I wouldn’t know her music if it bit me on the…  However, it got me to thinking about all of the celebrities who have died at the hands of alcohol and/or drugs.  So I Googled the issue and came up with too… Read More

Casey Anthony Found Not Guilty of Murder: Your Thoughts!

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: July 5, 2011

What are your thoughts about the Not Guilty Verdict in the Casey Anthony murder trial?

Bisexuality and Defamation? Say What?

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: May 14, 2011

Recently, a person asked the following question on Her Question: My ex boyfriend posted he was bisexual on a dating site. I had no idea. If I print a copy of our messages and his profile would that be considered slander? My Answer: The following answer applies to California law. I believe that the general principles are the same throughout the U.S. but, to be sure, you should speak to an attorney licensed to practice in your state. In order to be sued for defamation, your ex-boyfriend would have to prove ALL of the following: The elements for a cause of action for defamation are:… Read More

Uh Oh, I’m Hurt & Other Driver Doesn’t Have Enough Insurance! Underinsured Motorist Claims in California

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: April 16, 2011

Q: The following excellent question was posted on I was in a severe car accident as to which I was not at fault. However, I have a lawsuit going against the other driver, and may or may not be able to to be compensated by the other driver’s (who was insured) insurance company. My question is, if I win my lawsuit against them, can I still file for an underinsured motorist claim with my insurance if the other driver has only the minimum limits of coverage required by law, but those limits are insufficient to compensate me fully for my injuries. Do the same… Read More

Texting While Driving Kills

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: April 10, 2011

Representing injured people and the families of those who have been fatally injured is my passion. However, I’m even more passionate about preventing those injuries and deaths. Please watch the short video below. More importantly, please show it to young people who may not realize how texting, while driving, kills. In more general terms, “distracted driving” kills.

Faces of Distracted Driving: Margay Schee, 13

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: April 9, 2011

On September 23, 2008, 13-year-old Margay Schee was riding home from school when a semi-truck slammed into the back of her school bus. She was killed when rescuers were unable to get her out of the burning wreckage. The truck driver was talking on his cell phone at the time of crash and said he never saw the bus. Margay’s mother, Elissa Schee, is a founding board member of FocusDriven, the first national nonprofit organization devoted specifically to raising awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. For more information, please visit To share your story, upload a video to YouTube… Read More

Female Celebrities In Trouble

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: March 20, 2011

Just for fun – we love to follow the train wrecks. Why? Well, here’s a cute presentation with your favorite female celebs in trouble. Jane Fonda, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Dawn Wells, Foxy Brown, Jennifer Capriotti, Mrs. Snoop Dogg, Carmen Elektra, Heidi Fleiss, Martha Stewart, Joyce DeWitt, Tanya Harding, Paris Hilton, Winonna Ryder, Naomi Campbell and, of course, Lindsay Lohan!

Employer Ripping You Off? There’s an iPhone App For That!

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: March 16, 2011

Great news everyone! The Department of Labor is aggressively assisting employees in their quest for justice — i.e. not getting ripped off by their employers who brazenly cheat them out of their earned wages and overtime. See the press release below which, in sum, describes the new iPhone App created by the Department of Labor for YOU! Click the App Store Button on your iPhone or iPad and search “Department of Labor”and the “DOL – Timesheet” will appear. Download it and call or e-mail me if you’ve got questions, concerns or are finding that you’re a victim of Wage & Hour… Read More

AVVO Question: What Happens When Doctor Causes More Injuries to Accident Victim?

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: February 27, 2011

The following poignant question was posed on “Our daughter suffered a near fatal accient as a result of which she suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). After 28 days the doctors decided to place a feeding tube, which was done by a radiologist. The tube was not placed correctly and the feeding material leaked into her abdominal cavity. After watching her for some 8 days where her abdominal cavity hardened and she came down with 104 fever, the surgical group performed an emergency procedure during which they cut her open and cleaned. The bacterial and fungal infection caused near fatal condition for a week (104 fever). Also… Read More

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