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) Fact Sheet Library
National Safety Council (NSC) fact sheets are resource guides that provide statistics, tips, and suggestions to make life safer. This website contains over 80 topics in four categories: agricultural safety, healthy living, environment safety, and road safety.
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, negligent torts, and strict liability torts.
This website contains an article from the Insurance Information Institute (III) about dog bite liability. The article discusses dog owners’ liability, recent developments in state legislation, important court decisions, and other related issues.
Products Liability Law: An Overview
This website, 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 concerning products liability.
This website, maintained by the Legal Information Institute (LII) at Cornell University Law School, provides general information about the law of damages, including discussion of compensatory and punitive damages.
National Center for Statistics and Analysis (NCSA)
One of NCSA’s guiding principles is to provide easy public access to its data concerning the causes and injury outcomes of crashes. To that end, the NCSA makes available through its website crash research and investigation data, statistics, and analysis.
Motor Vehicle and Equipment Recalls
This website, provided by the Office of Defects Investigation (ODI), allows users to search its database of motor vehicle, equipment, child safety seat, and tire recalls.
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