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- Your IV Amendment Rights During a Traffic Stop
With the increasingly widespread availability and ownership of personal recording devices such as dash cams, there seems to be a corresponding increase in reports of police misconduct, profiling, and even outright violence occurring during what seem to be routine traffic stops.
- Lawsuits Pending after Volkswagen Officials Cheat EPA Emissions Tests
For years, the American public has bought Volkswagens in large part due to their excellent fuel efficiency, low emissions, and environmental friendliness. Unfortunately, not only do these vehicles emit higher amounts of pollutants, but they actually expel volumes of nitrogen oxides more than 40 times greater than allowable limits in the United States.
- How Is Fault Determined in a Car Accident?
Determining which party is at fault for an accident is a critical step in the process of filing an insurance claim or a personal injury lawsuit. The determination of fault has a direct connection with the outcome of a claim and case. Parties may disagree as to who was at fault for the accident, but some of the following principles may apply.
- Former EPA Official: VW Plea Of Ignorance Over Dieselgate Emissions Scandal "Doesn't Pass The Laugh Test"
A former EPA official says that Volkswagen’s claims that executives at the company were unaware of the emissions cheating that led to the Dieselgate scandal “just doesn’t pass the laugh test”. Volkswagen recalled 11 million VW and Audi diesel-powered vehicles worldwide after admitting that it had installed a "defeat device" that hid the high emissions levels of these vehicles from regulators.
- Can Injured Passengers Sue?
When a person is injured while a passenger in a vehicle, he or she may be entitled to monetary compensation for the damages that he or she sustained. The ability to recover and the amount of recovery is based on a number of factors.
- How is Contributory and Comparative Negligence Handled in a Car Accident Case?
The legal terms of contributory negligence or comparative negligence can have a significant impact on the victim’s ability to recover for an accident. These terms can completely eliminate or reduce the amount of compensation available to the victim.
- PA Bicyclist Accidents: An Important Exception to Limited Tort
In Pennsylvania, you have a choice of car insurance: you can choose full tort or limited tort. If you choose full tort, you may sue for pain and suffering when you are injured in an accident. If you choose limited tort, you may only recover the actual cost of your injury – unless you qualify for an exception. Because limited tort offers a discount on the monthly premium, most people choose limited tort.
- Motorcycle Accident Brain Injuries
Learn about the effects of a motorcycle brain injury and tips on how to avoid injury from a motorcycle accident.
- Owners of VW, Audi, Porsche "TDI Clean Diesel" Models May Qualify to File a Lawsuit over Emissions Fraud
Volkswagen admitted it fraudulently misled consumers about the emissions of its "TDI Clean Diesel" models through a defeat device that made the cars appear to emit lower levels of greenhouse gases than they actually did. Volkswagen recalled 11 million Volkswagen and Audi models in connection with the Dieselgate emissions cheating scandal. Hundreds of VW, Audi, and Porsche diesel owners have filed lawsuits against the German automaker over the company's lies and the lost value of their vehicles.
- Will a Dashboard Camera Help my Car Accident Claim?
Learn what benefits there are for having a personal dash cam in your car during a car accident.