The following is a list of useful links related to per
sonal injury law:
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. On the CPSC website, you may find news on product safety recalls, how to report a dangerous 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, which is run by Cornell University Law School's Legal Information Institute (LII), provides general information on tort law, including discussions of intentional torts, negligence, and strict liability.
Spotlight on Dog Bite Liability
This article from the Insurance Information Institute (III) explores topics relating to dog bite liability, including dog owners' obligations, current changes to state law, significant legal rulings, and other related issues.
Products Liability Law: An Overview
This website, also maintained by the Legal Information Institute (LII) at Cornell University Law School, provides links to federal and state judicial decisions and statutes as well as general information about the law of product liability.
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 runs this website to make its data on crash causes and injury outcomes easily accessible to the public. This data includes investigative data, statistics, and analysis.
NHTSA Safety Search Tool
This NHTSA tool allows users to quickly search its database of motor vehicles, equipment, child safety seat, and tire recalls.