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- In a Rear End Collision, Is the Guy in the Back Always at Fault
Being in any accident can be a nightmare, but when you are the driver of a vehicle that collided with another from the rear, it can be particularly troubling. Conventional wisdom will usually tell you that the driver in the back is always at fault, and in most instances this will be true, but not all.
- Employer Responsibility in an on the Clock Collision
It is common practice for an injured party to file a claim with the trucking company when involved in a collision with a commercial vehicle. The driver of the truck was most likely working at the time, and his employer, the trucking company, is responsible for ensuring that he followed the laws and drove safely.
- Vehicle Collisions and the Mobility of State Law
Did you know that when you travel with friends or family, your Rhode Island vehicle collision laws might join you for the ride? This can happen because Rhode Islandís interest in making sure you and your passengers receive compensation for the injuries you sustain in an automobile collision can be greater than the interests of whichever state you were driving through at the time.
- Should Doctors Be Responsible for Taking the Car Keys Away from Aging Patients?
Is there a magic age where someone is no longer capable of safely maintaining control behind the wheel? It seems to be a bit of a dubious question when phrased that way and a difficult one to answer. For many aging drivers - especially those living in rural or suburban areas - giving up the car keys is akin to giving up their independence.
- Tennesseeís Lenient Texting Law Disqualifies It from Federal Funds
After several years of coverage by the media, the American public is now considered to be on notice about the dangers of reading, sending or composing text messages while driving. Statistics like the study by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, which found such behavior triples one risk of being involved in a car accident, has been cited in many news stories of the past three or four years. Yet, despite the fact that texting and other forms of distracted driving was responsible for 3,331
- Hit By a Company Car: Drivers Fault or Employers?
Law of negligence determines who is responsible for a car accident. Sometimes it is clear, sometimes it is shared and in some instances it can be complicated if one of the drivers is utilizing a company owned vehicle.
- The Importance of an Attorney in Truck Accident Lawsuits
When a devastating accident occurs you can be sure that trucking companies will have lawyers on their side fighting for them. It is important that you gain more than equal footing by having an experienced truck accident attorney working to protect your best interests as well.
- Miss and Run Accidents and Phantom Drivers: Not as Hopeless as You Think
Being involved in a Miss and Run accident does not mean that obtaining compensation is impossible. There are some important steps you should take to protect your claim, including contacting a car accident lawyer who has a proven track record of getting results.
- Intersection Accidents - Is a Driver Always At Fault?
The majority of car accidents are the result of a driver being careless or reckless. Yet in some instances human error may have been caused by a roadway or intersection that was designed poorly. In such situations the only course of action may be to sue the government entity that is responsible for the roadway.
- What to Do After a Hit-and-Run Accident
For many, it can be a nightmare scenario: driving safely and minding their own business when another vehicle hits them, causes damage and possibly injuries, then flees the scene. What do you do? Who will pay for the damage?