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- Think Like an Investigator When Gathering Evidence for Your Auto Accident Case
After an accident, do your best and remain calm. Everything you do and say following the collision could affect a future insurance claim or lawsuit.
- Tracy Morgan's Injury After Being Hit by a Semi, Brings Trucking Regulations Back into the National Spotlight
NTSB statistics show more than 104,000 injuries and nearly 4000 deaths in 2012 from accidents involving large commercial trucks, but it takes the severe injury of a well known comedian to get the subject of commercial trucking safety back in lawmaker discussions.
- Driver Fatigue: An Old Problem and a New Danger
Drowsing driving can be as dangerous as drunk driving. Operating a vehicle while fatigued causes countless accidents each year - and you could obtain compensation if you were injured by a drowsy driver.
- Texting and Driving Laws for Truck Drivers
Although Texas does not have any state-wide texting and driving laws banning the practice, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has a federal ban on this dangerous act for truck drivers. Drivers who take their eyes off the road greatly increase risk of an accident. Knowing this, the FMCSA published new rules in October 2010 banning all truck drivers from texting while driving their commercial motor vehicles, regardless of the state within which they are traveling.
- Can an Adult Child File a Lawsuit for a Parent's Wrongful Death?
We discuss the possibilities and ramifications of a child bringing up a parent's wrongful death suit. One of the main questions posed is the possibility that adult children can win in wrongful death lawsuits? They are harder but they are possible. There are different options and different routes to take when considering a parent's wrongful death suit.
- The Basics of Opening an Auto Accident Insurance Claim in California
The basic steps involved in opening up and presenting an initial claim for bodily injury or property damage following a traffic collision in California.
- What to Expect When Youíre Expecting a Motorcycle Accident Settlement?
If youíve had a motorcycle accident, no doubt youíve already taken the worst of it in your encounter with the car or truck. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported last year that motorcyclists were far more likely to be killed or injured in a traffic accident than passenger car occupants.
- Citywide Celebrations Lead to Deadly Car Accidents
Large, citywide festivals can bring communities together, boost the economy by attracting tourists, and help define the character of the region. However, thereís also a dark side to these large-scale events: more people are drinking and deciding to drive once they leave the celebration. Drunk driving is wrong under any circumstances, but itís especially dangerous when the intoxicated driver may not be familiar with the city and is driving through an area with crowds of cyclists and pedestrians.
- NTSB Recommends Two New Trucking Safety Standards
Truck underride accidents, those accidents that happen when a vehicle collides with a truck and slides underneath it, kill hundreds of people each year. While there are certain safety mechanisms in place to prevent underride accidents, data shows that they are often ineffective.
- Motorcycle Safety Tips for Riding in Texas
Motorcycle safety begins with you, the rider. While you can't always account for othersí negligence, you can take some steps to improve your own personal safety and reduce the risk injury in a serious or fatal crash.