Car accidents can cause serious injury. In these cases, victims may consider holding a driver that caused the accident responsible for his or her actions through a personal injury lawsuit. It is likely that victims have questions before moving forward with such a lawsuit. These questions may include:
New Year's Eve is a time of celebration. As we close out one year and enter into another, we celebrate our accomplishments of 2017 and look forward to a bright 2018.
It is a sight we have all seen when out on a walk or bike ride. We stop at an intersection only to notice the car that pulls up to make a right hand turn in front of us does not even notice we are there. Thankfully, we notice. We stop. We wait. If we had not, we would likely have gotten hit.
Drowsy driving is dangerous. Falling asleep at the wheel can cause a catastrophic accident. This is not a novel concept. Yet, in this age of technological innovations, it appears the number of accidents that result from drivers falling asleep at the wheel is rising.
Negligence is a legal term that often appears in personal injury cases. In many of these suits, the victim needs to establish that the person responsible for the injury was negligent. Establishing negligence generally requires that the victim meet four specific elements:
It's the most basic rule of driver's education: drive safely. A failure to follow basic traffic rules can result in a ticket. Traffic tickets serve as one way to help deter drivers from making poor choices while driving. Unfortunately, even with the threat of a ticket some drivers drive in an unsafe manner. Legal remedies are available in the event that this negligence results in an accident that causes injury to another.
A victim injured by another's negligent or reckless actions generally has the chance to hold that person accountable through a lawsuit. In many states, including California, this form of legal relief is only available for a certain period of time. This is the statute of limitations.
Pokémon Go! is a popular app that allows users to gather various Pokémon creatures and partake in game play. The unique aspect of this app was the fact that it incorporated real world locations. Users would stop at specific locations, like a park or mall, to get a new creature, pokeballs, battle at gyms or partake in other activities related to the game.
The holiday season is a time for good cheer and merriment. Unfortunately, the period between Thanksgiving and New Year's is also a time that experiences an increase in car accidents.
Law enforcement officials report that during the early morning hours of May 25, a single vehicle crash in Lynwood claimed the lives of two people. Two other people in the car were injured in the fatal accident.