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- Design Defects
A recent ruling by the Connecticut Supreme Court highlights the role of design defect plaintiffs in product liability litigation.
- Florida DUI Charges Are More than Traffic Tickets
Florida law treats DUI charges as criminal offenses, and anyone charged with DUI should immediately seek the advice of an experienced criminal defense attorney. Even though the evidence may seem strong in a given case, a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney may explore a variety of factual and legal issues to obtain a favorable result.
- Can a Previous Accident Be Used Against Me in My Florida Car Accident Lawsuit?
If you've been in a previous accident, insurers will try to use that against you in any subsequent Florida car accident lawsuit. Read on to learn how they do so and what you can do about it.
- Don’t Pass Up the Most Important Insurance Coverage When It Comes to Protecting Your Family
A recent decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court is yet another reminder to arm yourself with knowledge about the terms of your insurance policy and how they would protect you as an injured motorist and passenger. It is also an example of the critical importance of selecting uninsured (UM) and underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage, so your family is adequately protected in the event of a vehicle accident.
- Florida’s “Move Over” Laws Aim to Prevent Further Accidents and Injuries
Moving to the other lane when you see a traffic accident, emergency vehicle, or flashing lights isn’t just a smart call in Florida -- it’s the law. Failure to obey Florida’s “move over” laws when emergency vehicles are parked on the side of the road can lead to further accidents, as emergency workers attempt to do their jobs and mitigate loss and injury in an existing accident.
- Can a Child Victim Receive Compensation from Car Accident Injuries?
Car accidents involve children often when the driver has kids under the age of eighteen. While the responsible party may not have any younger passengers, the victim may sustain injuries along with his or her youths. In certain incidents, the child is the only one to sustain physical wounds.
- A Cautionary Tale: Insurance Adjusters and Personal Injury Cases
After an accident, the victim usually must deal with an insurance agency that sends an adjuster to interview the injured party and gather all the facts and details surrounding the incident to determine how much compensation must be provide to be sufficient and avoid litigation if possible.
- Should I Give a Recorded Statement to an Insurance Company?
When an accident occurs, the victim usually must deal with at least one insurance company to resolve the matter. This could be through an interview, through a statement requested and an investigation into the matter may transpire to ensure the proper settlement is provided.
- Do I Have a Car Accident Claim?
Car accidents often leave the victim with medical and therapy bills that must be paid even after insurance has been exhausted. When this occurs, the person may feel that litigation is necessary or that a claim against an insurance company is needed due to a settlement not being sufficient.
- Alcohol – What Is Dram Shop Liability (and what is a dram, anyway)?
Dram shop laws relate to cases in which a person has received alcohol from an establishment and then causes an accident while in an intoxicated state. Dram shop laws allow victims who were hurt by the intoxicated driver to pursue compensation from the establishment or party that provided alcohol to the intoxicated driver.