Stay Safe in a Perilous World
Welcome to You Should Know, the podcast dedicated to protecting your health, safety and legal rights. Produced in conjunction with the nationally distributed You Should Know e-newsletter, this podcast features experts on a wide variety of important topics that affect you, your family and those closest to you. You Should Know is hosted by National Editor Steve Miller, and is supported by trial lawyers and their clients throughout the nation.
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- Pennsylvania Congressman Matt Cartwright, a trial attorney by training who became an expert in truck-car accidents, introduced the Safe Haul Act to make our highways safer and protect the rights of those injured in these serious crashes.
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- Jim Green is a professional engineer and a competitive biker with more 30 years experience in reconstructing bicycle accidents. His company uses laboratory data, engineering literature and accident reconstruction to understand what causes bike accidents.
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- Tammy Gilbert talks about losing her 22-year-old daughter Kira to a defective generic painkiller called Darvocet and a recent Supreme Court ruling that protects the drug manufacturer from liability.
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- The only winner if Wisconsin's century-old collateral source rule is changed are insurance companies and bad drivers, says Jeff Pitman, president of the Wisconsin Association for Justice. Responsible Wisconsin citizens lose.
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- Grace Reef, Chief of Policy and Evaluation for Child Care Aware of America, says that most states are failing to adequately monitor the safety and quality of child care. She also shares tips on how to search for and assess quality child care options.
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- Pick toys that are safe, fun and hit with kids. Dr. Stevanne Auerbach, also known as Dr. Toy, is an expert on play, toys, and children's products, and has built a career around helping parents, teachers and toy buyers select great toys.
Duration: 13:42 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 160 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ
- A 1996 retention vote put former Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Penny J. White right in the middle of the debate about the impact of special interests and politics on the judiciary. Professor White discusses developments since then and what it means.
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- Health officials are sounding the alarm on what they are calling a national epidemic — an estimated 300,000 youth sports-related concussions each year. College athlete and trainer Phil Wirtjes reflects on the pressure to perform at all costs.
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- Hot Coffee took American movie audiences by storm, debunking long-held myths about the infamous McDonald's coffee case.Longtime civil justice attorney-turned-filmmaker Susan Saladoff discusses her directorial debut in Hot Coffee.
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- Distracted driving is an epidemic that is sweeping through our country, claiming lives and destroying families. Attorney Joel Feldman, who's daughter was killed by a distracted driver, is leading a ground-breaking campaign to stop distracted driving.
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- Imagine buying a car, taking a job or applying for a credit card, and simultaneously handing over your right to a trial by jury? It's called "forced arbitration,” and former AAJ President Gary Paul says corporations use it to cover up wrongdoing.
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- Many Americans aren't aware that the Seventh Amendment, which guarantees our right to a trial by jury in civil cases, is currently under attack. Blogger and scholar Andrew Cochran talks about why conservatives should oppose tort reform.
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- Safety expert Bill Kitzes discusses the Big Three of summertime injuries: pools, bikes and playgrounds, and what you can do to protect the children you know.
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- Abuse and neglect in our nation's nursing homes are more common than we'd like to believe. Know the signs of substandard care and how to find the right nursing home. Featuring Janet Wells, National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care.
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The use of prescription drugs is skyrocketing, and so are related adverse affects. What can be done to curb this abuse?
featuring Dr. David Johnston, board certified emergency room physician and pediatrician.
Duration: 13:15 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 160 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ
- New laws prohibit the use of cell phones while you're driving. Learn the ins and the outs of this new legislation with You Should Know. Featuring Sergeant Lori Lavorato, Public Information Officer, Des Moines Police Department.
Duration: 11:00 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 160 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ
Increasingly, insurance companies are refusing to properly pay out to their customers. Jay Feinman investigated why.
Featuring Jay M. Feinman, author and distinguished Professor of Law at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Law at Camden.
Duration: 18:13 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 160 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ
Bullying has taken a whole new form in the internet age. Expert Nancy Willard discusses signs of cyberbullying and how to prevent it.
Featuring Nancy Willard, Director of the Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use, on understanding and preventing cyberbullying.
Duration: 9:42 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 160 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ
Flooding is one of the most common (and most expensive) natural disasters to affect your home. Find out how to prevent flooding and save some serious dough.
Featuring Dr. Larry Weber, Director, IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering, University of Iowa.
Duration: 11:32 m - Filetype: mp3 - Bitrate: 160 KBPS - Frequency: 44100 HZ
Make sure you don't have to pay steep out of pocket prices in the event of an auto accident.
Featuring Greg Osby, owner of Osby Insurance in Des Moines, Iowa, discussing the auto insurance coverages you should have.