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- 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.
- Do Parents Drive More Dangerously Than Teens?
Parents warn their teenagers about the dangers of risk driving habits, but data shows that many parents engage in the same dangerous driving behavior that they warn their children against.
- Damages in Georgia Car Accident Cases
Car accident victims may suffer terribly in the aftermath of the wreck. They may be forced to cover the costs of significant property damage, emergency medical treatment, doctor’s bills, and even long-term rehabilitation
- Common Truck Accidents Causes
Accidents involving large commercial trucks may occur for a wide variety of reasons, with numerous potentially responsible parties. According to the Federal Motor carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), drivers are ten times more likely to cause commercial truck accidents than other factors, such as improper cargo loading, vehicle malfunction, or inadequate truck maintenance.
- Safety Regulations for Pool Owners
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and federal regulations enacted by the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) have established safety requirements to help prevent drowning and swimming pool accidents.
- Car Safety Features That Save Lives
Car safety features like airbags and seatbelts marked significant advancements in safety. Now, new safety features are making our vehicles even safer. More advanced features do not just protect occupants from injuries in an accident, but work proactively to minimize the risk of an accident.
- Recoverable Damages for Victims of Traumatic Brain Injury in Pedestrian Accidents
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the more severe injuries resulting from pedestrian accidents in Dallas every year. While short-term consequences like headaches, disorientation and memory problems may reduce in severity and intensity over a period of time, some victims may suffer long-term or permanent consequences including impaired cognitive abilities, motor dysfunction and psychological distress.
- Compensatory vs. Punitive Damages – Understanding Personal Injury Settlements
The goal of any personal injury lawsuit is to prove negligence. Once this has been achieved, then there is a need to show causation. This is where the plaintiff needs to show that the negligence of the party is what led to any injuries. If an injured party can prove both negligence and causation, then there will be a determination needed for damages.