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December 2015 Archives

The aftermath of a brain injury

No one can deny that motorcycles are significantly more dangerous than cars. The biggest reason for this is that there is no cabin surrounding your body. So, there is nothing to absorb the kinetic shock of a sudden arrest to your momentum. Unfortunately, even with helmets, brain injuries are tragically common among motorcycle accidents. So this leads to the question of how to deal with a brain injury if you suffer one.

When do you need a truck accident lawyer?

Truck accidents are a subset of car accidents that entail additional legal issues. If you were injured in an accident with a commercial vehicle, then you may have a legal claim against the parties involved in the crash. These kinds of accidents can be complicated so you may want to consult with an attorney to ensure that you do not lose out on a claim.

Child bicyclists and car accident liability

Children can be reckless. Many drivers have at least one story of a child darting into traffic after a dog or on a dare or because they weren't paying attention. This is becoming even truer of bicycles as they continue to catch on as an alternative mode of travel for adults and children. Children are involved in a majority of bicycle accidents with automobiles. However, just because children are involved in a lot of accidents with cars, this does not reduce the enhanced duty of care that adults owe to children.

Fatal motor vehicle accidents by the numbers

A fatal motor vehicle accident encompasses cars, trucks and motorcycles. Fatal motor vehicle accidents occur with uncomfortable frequency. According to an analysis of information compiled by the U.S. Department of Transportation, in 2013 there were 30,057 fatal crashes in the United States in which 32,719 deaths occurred. This may seem like a high number because it is.

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