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- Drowsy Driving Causes 1 in 5 Nationwide Fatal Crashes
Nationwide, one in five deadly collisions is caused by drowsy driving. Read on to learn more about the dangers of fatigued drivers on U.S. roadways.
- Have You Suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury?
Steve is driving back to his hometown from college. It’s late at night and, while Steve is wide-awake, another driver on the dark, windy road falls asleep behind the wheel, veering into Steve’s lane. When Steve tries to avoid a collision, he veers off-road, down an embankment and his vehicle rolls over.
- Side Guards Are Effective on Large Trucks - So Why Aren’t They Mandatory?
There are times when the interests of the public and the interests of big business are at odds with each other. When they clash, it is too often the public who gets the short end of the stick. One perfect example is the issue of side guards on tractor-trailers.
- Who Will Be Responsible for Teaching Drivers to Operate Autonomous Vehicles?
Self-driving cars are touted as a step forward in driving tech and road safety. They offer the hope of drastically reducing the number of crashes and traffic deaths on our roads. But there is something misleading about the terms “self-driving” and “autonomous.” These descriptions give drivers the impression that they don’t have to do anything when behind the wheel.
- Ford Door Latch Recall
Last month, Ford Motor Company announced an expansion of a previous recall for a faulty door latch. The pawl spring tab in side doors can break, in which case the door does not latch securely and can open while the car is in motion. This recall involves approximately 211,000 vehicles and was done at the request of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
- Can You Sue a Deceased Person?
Is it possible to sue a deceased person? This may seem like a strange question, yet there are actually quite a few scenarios where it makes legal sense to pursue a case against a deceased person.
- Seeking Financial Compensation when the Other Driver Isn’t to Blame
If driver negligence was not a factor in your auto accident, what are your options for seeking financial compensation? As it turns out, you may have several.
- Liability and Safety Concerns with Self-Driving Cars
by DiTomaso Law
Commercially available self-driving cars are being touted as one of the next great innovations in transportation technology. Many individuals are not quite ready to accept the prospect of sharing the road with non-human drivers.
- In Truck Accident Cases, Experience Makes All the Difference
Few types of vehicle crash cases are as complex as those involving large commercial vehicles. Large truck crashes often result in severe injuries, so the stakes are also much higher than other types of vehicle injury cases.
- What Can Bicycle Accident Victims Do When the Motorist Has No Insurance?
If you are struck by a motorist who has no insurance, what can you do? Go after the defendant, who likely has no assets? Good luck collecting even if you win a judgment.