Watching your school-age child step on a bus in the morning can produce a lot of anxiety -- for good reason. Accidents involving school buses can be devastating.
School is just about to swing into full gear all across the nation -- and that means that parents will have to face another year of the dreaded "drop-off" zone.
Insurance adjusters have exactly one job: minimizing the losses to their company on personal injury claims.
Summer is vacation time -- but if you're heading out of town this year, or if your hometown happens to be a vacation hot spot, take care that you don't end up in the middle of a scam. You could become the unwitting accomplice of "car accident artists" who try to grab quick paydays from drivers and their insurance companies.
How important is it to have an expert witness use the correct language on the witness stand?
Motorcycles occupy a niche out on the road -- and it isn't a pretty one. They are very vulnerable out on the road, and when they get into an accident, the rider or riders on them are highly likely to suffer serious injuries. This is why drivers of other vehicles have a big responsibility to always be on the lookout for motorcyclists. When they fail in this regard and they cause an accident, the drivers of cars must be held responsible for the immense harm they cause a motorcyclist.
Do you think it is possible to eliminate pedestrian accidents? Many people would say "no" so long as self-driving cars aren't the norm. With human error involved in driving, there will always be pedestrian accidents that occur. Or at least, that's how conventional thinking would have it. One town has bucked the trend though and it made it seem possible to eliminate pedestrian accidents.
While the following truck accident didn't happen here in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the circumstances of the wreck could be relevant anywhere in the country. This particular crash happened in Georgia, where 8 vehicles were involved in a massive pile-up that may have been started by a truck driver.
Every time you get behind the wheel of a car, you accept some serious risks. While nothing is going to happen the vast majority of times that you're driving or riding in a car, motor vehicle accidents and collisions happen every day. Most motor vehicle accidents involve minor or no injuries, but people do suffer serious injury and die from preventable crashes every day in this state. While you may drive carefully and maintain your car to prevent accidents, you cannot control the behavior of other drivers. When someone else causes an accident, it can still cause you serious and even permanent injuries.