Personal injury law, or tort law, empowers an injured person to go to civil court and get legal remedy for damages and injuries received in an incident or accident caused by someone else’s negligence. It allows the injured to get compensated financially, when he or she has been hurt by someone else’s faulty or deliberate actions.
One of the most domestically significant industries is in constant need of employees. Commercial trucking has been estimated as having a driver shortage of roughly 35,000 to 40,000 people, with trucking companies needing to recruit nearly 100,000 new drivers a year over the next decade to match U.S. freight needs. Great news for people looking for work, and… Read More »
Unfortunately, each year many people are injured on Welsh roads. These include car drivers, passengers, cyclists, pedestrians and public transport users. The consequences can be extremely serious for someone involved in a car accident. Even a common injury such as whiplash can be painful and severely interfere with the injured person’s work and social life. The impact of… Read More »
The number of truck accidents increases every year. Owing to the large size of trucks, the consequences of the crashes usually turn out to be disastrous and, in many cases, fatal. Several factors contribute to a truck accident, some which include violation of road safety regulations, improperly loaded trucks, driver fatigue, poor maintenance of trucks and so on.
If you think about the dangers posed by commercial trucks, you probably think about a large truck, speeding, weaving in and out of travel lanes with perhaps a drowsy or fatigued driver behind the wheel. What you probably don’t think about are the dangers of a commercial truck parked in the wrong place at the wrong time. Just… Read More »
So you’ve been injured in an accident caused by another party and are expecting adequate compensation, enough to cover all of the resulting damages, including medical expenses, lost earnings, pain and suffering, etc. This is why insurance companies exist, to cover people like you in case of an incident, right?
Navigating your way through a roadway’s work zones can be challenging for even the most careful of drivers. In a work zone, speeds have slowed, the tempers of other drivers may be flaring, workers are moving about, heavy equipment is entering and exiting, and flaggers are signaling. It’s a lot to keep track of under the best of… Read More »
THE INSURANCE COMPANY OFFERED ME A SETTLEMENT. DO I STILL NEED TO HIRE A LAWYER? Don’t accept the insurance company’s initial settlement offer without consulting with an attorney first. If you do, you would certainly resolve your case in quick fashion but most likely end up with insufficient compensation for your medical bills and other damages.
We should always be conscious of the risks we take when operating cars and motorcycles. After all, we must always make an effort to equitably share the roads we travel, regardless of the vehicles we choose to get us to our destinations.
Unfortunately, a great number of people are injured on Scottish roads each year. The most recent statistics have shown that in 2013 there were 183,670 road traffic accidents reported to the police. There were 21,657 people seriously injured and 1,713 road deaths. Although road casualty numbers have fallen over time through things such as seat belt legislation and… Read More »