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The cause of your crash can impact a compensation claim

We recently discussed what actions you should take after a car crash. These steps are important for all accident victims because they can help to preserve your right to seek compensation if you opt to do so in the future. One of the most important things you can do is to think about what you are saying when you are handling all aspects of the accident. Be sure that you don't say or do anything that someone might think is an admission of fault.

Take the appropriate steps after a car crash

Being involved in a car accident can shake you to your core. You have to take the appropriate steps after the accident to preserve your right to claim compensation if you opt to do so. This is often possible if the accident was caused by the actions of another driver.

Semitruck crashes caused by fatigue demand investigation

We recently discussed some of the common causes of trucking accidents. If you recall, there are many different causes of these crashes. Trucker fatigue is particularly troubling. This is one factor that can lead to a semitruck accident that is often preventable, but truckers might not take the steps necessary to prevent fatigued trucking.

Can you sue the government if injured on public property? Part 1

It is a common occurrence, walking down the street and slipping or falling due to an abnormality in the sidewalk or road. Most of the time, people shrug these trips off and keep on walking, but now and then, someone suffers a serious injury. The question then becomes, can you sue the municipal or state government for your injury? Is anyone liable? This post will go over the background in suing governments and outline the various entities that could be responsible for your injury.

Are all semi truck crashes caused by the trucker?

A person who is going to seek compensation for a semi truck crash has a lot to think about. One of the factors that comes into the picture is what caused the crash. This is sometimes easy to determine; however, it can sometimes be a challenge. In some cases, you have to look past the actions of the driver if you are going to determine the cause of the crash.

The danger zones around semi trucks

In 2014, 3,660 people were killed in accidents involving semi-trucks. Everyone knows that semi-trucks are dangerous, however, do you know where and how they are dangerous? Semi-trucks are surrounded by areas called “no-zones.” A no-zone is the part around the truck that is extremely dangerous and responsible for the majority of fatalities are caused in these “no-zones.”

Hiccups for Uber’s self-driven car

Uber signaled its intention to defy California regulators and refused to apply for permits to operate self-driven cars in the state. Unfortunately, a mere week after this revelation, it appears that Uber’s self-driven vehicles are not quite as reliable as they are touted, and they might get “confused” by bike lanes.

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