The Fatal Car Crash Epidemic

Jan 22, 2012 - Uncategorized by

Roads keep getting busier and the frequency of traffic jams seems to have multiplied three folds since last year. I swear that driving has become more challenging than ever. The most difficult part of my job is driving there every morning during rush hour. I recall the times when I actually enjoyed driving, and I cannot believe this is what it has come to. I am constantly fretting over signal lights and dreading that I might have to contact my Lake Oswego Disability Insurance (SSDI) Lawyer. Automobile accidents are the leading cause of death among healthy citizens in the U.S, and about 90 people die every day. Annually, more than forty thousand car accidents are fatal in nature. According to Houston Personal Injury Lawyer, while thousands of people lose their lives, millions end up with severe injuries or permanent disabilities each year. The percentage of fatalities has gone down since 2017, but the total number of accidents is still on the rise. The occurrence of fatal car accidents is considerably higher during public/seasonal holidays, as a greater number of people are driving under the influence. The fourth of July and the first of January are ideal for spotting drunk, hungover, or sleep-deprived people all around the U.S. There are numerous kinds of accidents, so the reasons and consequences vary. Although the law is strict for irresponsible driving, we may lack in implementing and fully abiding by traffic rules. Many states disregard the importance of seat belts, and speed limits in […]

Proving Fault in Personal Injury Accidents: General Rules

Jan 16, 2012 - Car Accidents by

How to Decide Who is Legally at Fault for an Accident or Personal Injury in Arizona Determining who is at fault (also known as “liability”) in a personal injury case can be complicated. It is obvious to say that the person or business at fault should pay for any damages, but before that it must be determined who is legally at fault. Oftentimes, this depends on if someone was careless or “negligent”. A Phoenix Accident Attorney Explains Liability  Most accidents happen as a result of someone being careless. The basic rule of thumb in personal injury lawsuits comes down to this: if one person involved in the accident was less careful than the other one must pay some or all of the damages incurred. Legal liability is almost always decided by this rule of carelessness and by one or more of the following situations: If the injured person was somewhere they were not supposed to be the person who caused the accident may not be deemed liable because they were not expected to be careful towards the injured person. If the injured person was also careless the compensation may be lessened since both parties were partially responsible for the accident. This is known as comparative negligence. If a negligent person causes an accident while under the employ of someone else the employer may also be held legally responsible for the accident. If an accident is caused on property deemed to be dangerous because it is poorly built or not properly […]

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