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- Seatbelts Save Lives in Car Accidents
Kim Kardashian may want for nothing in life, but fame and fortune are no guarantees of safety.
- Boating Accident Prompts New Law
Emily Fedorko was 16 years old when she lost her life in a fatal boating accident while tubing on the Long Island Sound last summer.
- Trial Award for Exposure to Asbestos in Talcum
In Los Angeles, California a jury has awarded a 73 year old woman $13 million for contracting mesothelioma from Colgate’s Cashmere Bouquet talcum powder.
- Benefits of Onboard Video Systems
Commercial vehicles, such as buses and tractor-trailers, often are equipped with onboard video systems that can be used to analyze circumstances leading up to a crash.
- Drug Company Settles Lawsuits for $2.37 Billion
After a lengthy battle in court, Japanese drug manufacturer Takeda Pharmaceutical Company has agreed to pay out a record $2.37 billion to resolve claims that the company failed to warn users about cancer risks associated with one of their most popular drugs.
- Moving a Vehicle after an Accident
Even a minor car accident can be extremely upsetting. It is important for drivers to remain calm and follow the law after being involved in a car accident. These important guidelines ensure compliance and protection for individuals involved in Philadelphia car accidents.
- Construction Projects Create Hazards for the Public
Public works and commercial construction projects are increasingly proliferating throughout the nation as our slow but steady economic recovery continues.
- The Elements of a Wrongful Death Lawsuit
When a person dies as the result of someone else's negligence, recklessness or deliberate action, surviving family members can file a civil wrongful death claim or lawsuit. For instance, wrongful death may occur as a result of negligence or intent when a victim dies in a traffic accident, a slip-and-fall accident or due to medical negligence, etc.
- Fleeing and Eluding Offenses in Florida
In the State of Florida, fleeing and eluding a police officer is a felony offense that carries some harsh penalties, including a mandatory adjudication of guilt and a mandatory driver's license suspension, which can range from one to five years. This article outlines the proscribed conduct, the varying degrees of this particular offense, and its associated penalties.
- Proving Negligence for Seaman Injuries Under the Jones Act
Individuals who work at sea are considered seamen for the purposes of the Jones Act. These individuals must spend a significant amount of the time they are employed at sea working on a vessel or boat. The Jones Act is a federal law, passed in 1920 that gives seamen, from crew members to captains, who suffer injuries or even death the right to sue their employers for damages under state or federal law.