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- Illinois Rail Safety Week Aims to Promote Pedestrian and Vehicle Safety
While many would think it is more likely to be involved in a motor vehicle accident with another car, railroad fatalities are a larger concern, especially among pedestrians. Illinois' Rail Safety Week aims to encourage awareness of rail safety among pedestrians and motorists.
- Who Takes the Liability in a California Ride-Sharing Car Accident?
Ridesharing services have made major strides in transportation, but they also bring with them legal complications. It will be important for laws to adapt to the changes that companies like Uber and Lyft are bringing about and how this will reflect on car accidents when they occur.
- When a Business Can Be Sued for Personal Injury
Every day, individuals are injured while on the premises of a business. Injured individuals may be able to pursue a personal injury lawsuit and recover for the damages that they suffer.
- Do I Have a Civil Lawsuit Case? How to Determine if My Situation Is a Case for a Lawyer?
If you have been injured in another accident that was caused by another party, you may be able to pursue a civil lawsuit against the responsible party. However, a lawyer may evaluate certain factors of your case to determine whether or not to take your case.
- Consequences of a Head Injury from a Motorcycle Accident
Motorcyclists are at an especially high risk of suffering head injuries in an accident because of the relative lack of protection compared to drivers of passenger vehicles. Accidents can result in brain injuries and can require extensive treatment, including hospitalization. For some victims, a head injury from a motorcycle accident can have lasting and severe effects.
- Do I Have a Personal Injury Case? How to Determine if My Situation Is a Case for a Lawyer
If you have been injured in an automotive accident, slip and fall or workplace accident, your immediate reaction may be to sue the party responsible for your injuries. However, not all cases warrant an attorney’s involvement. Furthermore, attorneys may refuse to take a case if it is not worth the attorney’s time or experience.
- Workplace Hazards & Accidents: Fear of Employer Retaliation in Pennsylvania
Can an employer retaliate when a worker files an OSHA complaint or files for workers’ compensation benefits?
- Tesla Model S a Fire Trap?
Tesla Motors is known for their cutting edge electric vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has given the Tesla Model S a 5-star safety rating in every subcategory without exception, setting a new record for the lowest likelihood of injury to occupants (Tesla Motors).
- Most Dangerous Industries for Workplace Injuries and Deaths
Each year thousands of U.S. workers die and millions more are injured in workplace accidents. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 4,383 fatal work accidents and 3.7 million nonfatal work injuries in 2012.
- Challenges from Other Family Members in a Wrongful Death Settlement
Some family members may challenge the distribution of a wrongful death settlement, arguing they are entitled to damages because they were dependent on the deceased. An attorney can help Clarksburg families protect their right to damages.