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02
Apr

Pedestrian Deaths on U.S. Highways Spike – EndDD’s Joel Feldman Appears on CBS Evening News

A new study just released by The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) projects an 11% increase in the number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roadways last year, compared to 2015. This would represent the steepest year-to-year increase since record-keeping began, both in terms of the number of deaths and percentage increase. Overall, pedestrian fatalities have increased by

26
Mar

EndDD.org Prepares for April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month – This Year is Different

Before July 17, 2009 I had never heard of Distracted Driving Awareness Month. For that matter, even though I am a lawyer who has represented hundreds of families in distracted driving cases over the years, I regularly drove distracted. What changed on July 17, 2009? My 21-year old daughter Casey was killed by a distracted

Distracted Driving
18
Feb

The Landscape of Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is an increasing and deadly problem that presents questions lawyers and courts will need to grapple with. In 2009, Webster’s New World College Dictionary’s “word of the year” was “distracted driving.” The dictionary’s editors noted that “distracted driving is another reflection—and consequence—of our ongoing romance with all things digital and mobile and the

06
Feb

Father dedicates life’s work to ending distracted driving

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – A father has turned his life’s work into educating people about the dangers of distracted driving after his daughter was killed in an accident blamed on the practice. “I’m tired of looking at the anguish in a mom’s face when she says, ‘remember my dead daughter, remember my dead son,’” said Joel Feldman,

14
Sep

Lawyers Need to Do More When Representing Families Whose Loved Ones Have Been Killed by Distracted Driving

Distracted driving deaths are sudden and unexpected. In 2015 more than 10 people died and more than a thousand were injured every day in the U.S. from distracted driving . These are the worst statistics since 2008.   But of course, distracted driving statistics don’t capture how these deaths and life-altering injuries affect families.  Family members