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- Are Self-Driving Cars Legal?
Recently, there have been a number of stories in the news about the development of autonomous automobiles, or self-driving cars. In fact, a number of states have taken interest in this technology and have passed legislation approving the deployment of self-driving vehicles to their roads. So what are these laws? What do they allow or prohibit? Which states currently authorize self-driving vehicles?
- Neglecting Safety On The Roads Proves Deadly for Teen
After neglecting to wear a seat belt, a Kansas teen sustained fatal injuries in a single-vehicle auto accident on the state highway.
- Personal Injury Claims Against Large Trucking Companies
Many people assume that the laws regarding claims and compensation are the same whether they are involved in a truck accident or in a car crash. There are distinct differences between the two, and being able to understand those differences will help you protect your rights and best interests if you have been involved in a trucking accident.
- Back to School Safety: Tips for Preparation and Prevention
Going back to school may be routine for some, and a fresh, exciting adventure for new students and parents, but everyone can use a refresher in back to school safety tips for on the road.
- Why Bring a Wrongful Death Suit in Oregon
There are many reasons to consider a wrongful death lawsuit after the death of a family member. Here we've outlined some of the most common so that you can begin to understand whether this may or may not be a good step for your family.
- What Are the Penalties for a Hit-and-Run for a Minor in South Carolina?
A hit and run accident in South Carolina can be a serious offense for both minor and adult drivers. There are several instances in which leaving the scene of an accident will incur penalties and fines.
- Questionable SUV Stability Causes Most Rollover Accidents
Rollover accidents comprise only 3% of all vehicle accidents in the U.S. but most of these involve SUVs. There are no strict laws that prohibit the use of these types of vehicles and their inherent features and design do not offer a high level of security to its passengers, and so drivers should be extra careful when driving SUVs.
- Injuries Caused by Defective Car Parts
Car accidents are an unfortunate fact of life. When an accident is the result of another's negligence or recklessness, the law holds the person responsible. When the accident is due to defective car parts, there are responsible parties that should be held accountable too.
- Auto Defect Cases in Personal Injury Law
Per the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), any automotive part that “poses a risk to motor vehicle safety” can be viewed as defective. The manufacturers of defective products which result in the injury or death of consumers who use them as directed can be held legally accountable under strict liability laws.
- Car Accidents: Determining Liability
Most car accidents are straight-forward and liability is easy to understand. But did you know that there are more factors than the two drivers? The accident could have been caused by a faulty car, or a poorly designed intersection, or even bad weather. Before contacting the insurance company, make sure you understand the real cause of your accident.