Are these guardrails safe? A flawed government investigation into Trinity Industries

Imagine you’re driving along an Oregon highway, headed home after a long day. It’s getting dark outside, and a light rain is falling.   In your rearview mirror, you see the lights of a truck in the next lane swerve … then you feel the sharp impact against the side of your car. The force… Learn More »

Whistleblower’s Lawsuit Against Guardrail Company Nets $525 Million

A version of this post originally appeared on the Legal Examiner.  You probably have never given much thought to the guardrails that line U.S. roads and highways. They’re not just metal strips. Guardrails are designed keep cars on the road during a collision, and to protect you if your car hits it head-on. The car’s… Learn More »