October 5, 2013

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Recent Product Recalls You Should Know About

Staying informed about the latest product recalls can be difficult, no matter how strongly manufacturers and federal agencies try to inform the product. Still, staying informed about the latest recalls is an important part of being a safe and knowledgeable consumer. Below are a list of recent recalls in the pharmaceutical, consumer product and food […]

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October 4, 2013

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Determining Slip and Fall Liability Following an Accident

The common assumption is that the property owner is responsible for injuries sustained in a slip and fall accident. This is not necessarily always the case. Liability in a slip and fall situation is determined by various factors and the person suffering the injury can also be found to be responsible. Things fall or drip […]

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October 1, 2013

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Texting a Driver Results in Partial Liability in Recent Court Case

If you have never before considered the consequences of texting someone when you know they are operating a vehicle, now is the time. According to a case in New Jersey, drivers in that state can be held partially responsible for a car crash in certain cases if they were texting the driver of the vehicle […]

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September 27, 2013

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New Website Aims to Reduce Truck Driver Fatigue

In a report entitled Drowsy Driving and Automobile Crashes, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR) have attempted to address the problem of driver fatigue. They have launched a new website is taking a proactive approach to combating driver fatigue. The main focus of the North […]

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September 26, 2013

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Common Causes of Truck Accidents: Truck Driver Fatigue

Truck driver fatigue is an often underestimated factor in accidents involving trucks across the country. Many times, fatigue is linked to drivers who work too much and push beyond the Hours of Service rules. These drivers often manipulate their log books to make it seem like they are not pushing beyond these boundaries. What is […]

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September 23, 2013

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Court Ruling Finds “Remote” Texters Who Send Messages to Drivers May Be Held Liable

On August 27, 2013, a New Jersey appellate court judge ruled in Kubert v Best and Colonna that a “remote texter” can be found to be liable for injuries caused in automobile collisions. New Jersey has enacted a law entitled Kulesh, Kubert, and Bolis Law that makes injury causing vehicle collisions a criminal homicide or […]

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September 22, 2013

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Back-to-School Safety: How to Pass a School Bus Safely

According to the Florida Department of Education, more than 21,000 drivers illegally pass school buses every day. Bus drivers may be exposed to unsafe conditions while driving Florida children around due to individuals who violate passing laws. Every time that a driver chooses to violate the law it makes it more likely that a tragic […]

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September 20, 2013

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Signs of Traumatic Brain Injury to Look for After an Accident

If you have been knocked on the head in any way, you should have yourself examined. These types of accidents have devastating consequences without the proper medical attention. After treatment, people with mild head injuries that go to the hospital for tests are usually sent home. Doctors, for their part, are generally extremely conscientious in […]

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September 13, 2013

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Is Your Child Safe at the School Bus Stop?

Because of Daylight Saving Time, students at the beginning of the school year generally head to the bus stop in near or total darkness. A Cape Coral, Florida Councilman put forth a proposal two years ago that will build streetlights at every school bus stop in the city because four accidents resulted in three dead […]

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September 7, 2013

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How Can Drunk Driving Impact a Car Accident Lawsuit?

When alcohol is involved in a car accident case, the lawsuit can be affected significantly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 10,000 individuals were killed in 2010 in alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents. This figure amounts to approximately one-third of the total number of traffic fatalities that occurred in 2010. Determining […]

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