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To operate a tractor-trailer on Pennsylvania roadways, a driver must first undergo the necessary training and obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Once a driver has obtained a CDL, the driver must re-certify and take part in continuing education classes on a regular basis. A variety of circumstances may cause Philadelphia truck accidents.
We can help you determine how much you are entitled to recover. When you are injured in a car accident, there are instances where you can settle for your damages and injuries outside of court, and other times when you just can’t seem to reach a settlement that will fully cover you. Many people question the amount of the average car accident settlement offer to determine how muc ...
There are some situations where the driver may not be responsible for the accident. When a pedestrian is hit by the a driver, it is typically the driver who is at fault. Missouri is an at-fault state, meaning that whoever is found negligent, and therefore responsible, for an accident is liable to pay. However, it is not always the case that the driver is at fault when hitting a pedestrian.
XCOR Aerospace, an innovator in the aerospace industry, has filed for bankruptcy. XCOR is a private spaceflight and rocket engine development company based at the Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California, and in Midland, Texas. There are also locations in Amsterdam and Hong Kong. XCOR is best known in the aerospace industry for a suborbital space plane that was announced in 2008.
A new DUI law in Georgia means some drivers who are convicted of driving under the influence may use a device that prevents them starting their car if they are drunk. The device is called an ignition interlock. These gadgets are being used in more and more states and are supported by the pressure group Mothers Against Drunk Driving which claims they have kept 2.
In October 2017, Fisher-Price, a company that produces various toys and children’s products, recalled 63,000 Soothing Motion Seats. The recall was issued after Fisher-Price received 36 reports of these seats overheating in addition to a report of a fire within the motor housing of the seat. Fortunately, there have been no injuries disclosed so far.
Determining who is at fault in a car accident can be a complicated situation. When you are in an auto accident in St. Louis, the first thing you have to do is to determine who is at fault and liable to pay for any damages and injuries. When only two cars are involved, deciphering who is at fault can be simple.
Accidents can oftentimes result in severe and catastrophic injuries to motorcycle operators and their passengers. Motorcycle accidents are typically caused by a motor vehicle driver’s negligence, defective or poor road conditions, and other hazards that routinely present themselves on Pennsylvania roadways, including potholes.
There are many factors involved in determining what your car accident injury is worth. One of the first questions that most people who are in an auto accident ask is, “What is my injury worth?” Unfortunately, there is no clear answer to that question because what someone is entitled to is determined by many factors.
While it is affectionately known as “the most wonderful time of the year,” the holiday season can actually bring on strong depression symptoms for a lot of us. Lawyers are in no way immune to the perils of depression; and in fact, many studies indicate the legal profession is especially susceptible to depression and suicide.
You do have a limit on the time that you can file suit for an auto accident in Missouri. Even a minor fender bender can be enough to knock you off course. Sometimes you have to clear your head a little before you can deal with the inconveniences that can come from being in a car accident. The problem is that after an accident, you don’t have an unlimited amount of time to make ...
The person who is found at fault in an automobile accident is liable for the other party’s damages. Missouri is an at-fault state, which means that whoever was negligent and caused an auto accident is responsible for paying for any damages and injuries. A driver is found to be at fault either through doing something to cause the accident, or by failing to do something that dire ...
The Russian government. Bribes. Enriched uranium. Secret Swiss bank accounts. These elements have all the makings of a Tom Clancy novel or even a story about allegations plaguing certain ex-confidants of President Trump. Instead, they are part of a recent prosecution in Baltimore involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
On November 20, 2017, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals summarily affirmed the invalidity of two patents asserted against J. Crew by Intellectual Ventures without opinion, just two weeks after hearing oral argument from Partner David Swetnam–Burland. In August 2016, Judge Rodney Gilstrap of the Eastern District of Texas granted J.
With a shortage of vacant land available for construction of new school buildings, municipalities are frequently pressured to convert parkland to school uses. More often than not, such conversions implicate Article 97. Article 97 of the Amendments to the Massachusetts Constitution “provides that land and easements taken or acquired for conservation purposes shall not be used f ...
This episode of the Next Lawyer Up podcast features attorney Greg Reeves. Greg Reeves is a Decatur, Alabama native, a good guy and a very talented lawyer. I have known Greg for a number of years through his legal work. Coincidentally, his father Bobby Reeves, who is also a great guy, has been our landlord at our Decatur, Alabama office for many years. Greg is an ...
When the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) first created its small-overlap front crash test, it soely tested the driver’s side of the vehicle. Recently, however, the IIHS has introduced a passenger-side version of this test in an effort to ensure that front passengers receive the same level of safety as drivers.
When big rigs collide, the result can often be a fiery crash that leaves drivers dead and seriously injured. Tragically, this was the case in an I-75 truck wreck in Lowndes County in Georgia over the summer. A tractor-trailer driver who was injured in the wreck later succumbed to his injuries, reported Valdosta Today. On June 23, at around 6:29 p.m.