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Wrongful death lawsuits in a fatal motor vehicle accident

Losing a loved one unexpectedly can be a tragic experience. If this loved one is lost due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another, then this is known as "wrongful death." If a loved one dies due to wrongful death, perhaps due to a fatal motor vehicle accident caused by a careless driver, then you may file a lawsuit against the driver.

Compensation for fatal motor vehicle accidents

Motor vehicle accidents have become one of the top reasons for death among Americans. Almost 627 individuals were involved in a fatal motor accident in New Jersey in 2011 alone, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The most common causes of accidents included speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol or DUI.

Laws require motorcyclists to wear a helmet at all times

Motorcyclists have to be careful on the road because motorcycle accidents can be fatal. It is important to make sure you have all the required safety equipment while driving a motorcycle. The most important safety gadget for motorcyclists is the helmet. A helmet might be able to protect you from fatal head and neck injuries; these injuries could result in severe injuries and even death. Most helmets are made especially to provide protection to both the head and neck region. Helmet manufacturers continue to come up with new materials and technology to make sure motorcyclists are protected from fatal injuries.

FAQ: Bus Accidents

In the United States in 2013, according to statistics from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, approximately 18,000 bus crashes occurred that resulted in some kind of injury. If you've been injured in a bus crash, you probably have questions. Here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions.

Getting a defective motorcycle recalled by the manufacturer

Motorcycle accidents can be fatal for the rider, which is why the motorcycle should be free of any defects. Manufacturers try their best to make sure the motorcycles do not have any defects when shipped out to the consumer. Defects in the vehicle could lead to serious injury for the driver, and leave the manufacturer vulnerable to lawsuits. To save themselves from embarrassing situations, manufacturers recall all vehicles that show signs of a defect. The procedure to recall the product is complicated and difficult to understand.

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