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In December 2010, after sharing a few drinks with his classmates, Josh began driving a dump truck that didn’t belong to him. The police of Stow, Ohio, asked Josh to pull over, but he led them on a 50-mile chase at speeds up...more
Lewison v. W. Nat’l Mut. Ins. Co., Civ. No. 13-4031-KES, 2014 WL 3573403 (D.S.D. July 21, 2014).
The District of South Dakota grants in part and denies in part an insurer’s motion for summary judgment on two...more
If you have had the misfortune of being involved in a crash or incident where you have aggravated a pre-existing physical condition, do not believe the insurance representative if they attempt to persuade you into thinking...more
In some cases, the careless or negligent act that causes an auto accident occurs long before the at-fault driver sits down behind the wheel. The right to own and operate a motor vehicle on Florida’s public roadways carries...more
Barry P. Goldberg sometimes has to analyze circumstances that may or may not be covered both to obtain insurance coverage for his clients and to effectively access insurance coverage from the adverse party. One area of...more
Unless you are a dedicated city dweller, you probably get behind the wheel nearly every morning. You might drive every day, but do you really know what to do after a car accident? Most people never think about the proper...more
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202-742-1500 - A product defect in a car isn't just bad for the car, it's also bad for the passengers. Hear DC lawyer Patrick Malone discuss this in more...more
Our office manager occasionally runs errands during the day such as delivering something to a customer or picking up lunch for a meeting. We reimburse her at the IRS rate for mileage. Yesterday, on her way...more
When a fatal accident occurs, the motorists involved who survive are expected to remain on the scene. In fact, it is illegal for them to leave without first speaking to the appropriate Alabama authorities. Additionally, most...more
Client arrested for felony DUI and vehicular manslaughter after being involved in a fatal collision with a pedestrian. After the investigation determined the victim was most likely attempting suicide by intentionally walking...more
Several states have laws referred to as an assault by auto or vehicular homicide as it is considered in Illinois. As the driver of a truck, there is a lot of responsibility; the greatest concern is safety and keeping fatigued...more
Each year, thousands of vehicles in California and across the country are recalled for various reasons. You may remember the recent large-scale recalls by General Motors and Toyota. While many of these automobiles are...more
A New Hampshire trial court recently ruled that negligent hiring and retention claims asserted against a motor carrier on behalf of persons seriously injured in a multi-vehicle accident are redundant of the motor carrier’s...more
When a person finds himself or herself in an auto accident in Alabama, it can be a jarring reality. If injuries have occurred as a result of the auto accident, the victim may require intensive medical attention, sometimes...more
Accidents involving pedestrians happen more often than one might think. In fact, pedestrians make up the second largest category of motor vehicle accident deaths, after vehicle occupants. The numbers show that approximately...more
In a car accident case, distracted driving is evidence of negligence, and courts assign fault in accident cases based on each party's degree of negligence. Courts also determine the amount of compensation you can recover...more
Barry P. Goldberg has found that most clients are shocked when they learn that they could lose their licenses after an accident---even if they were not at fault and even if they had sufficient liability insurance! Moreover,...more
In California, a wrongful death lawsuit is brought on behalf of an individual who dies due to the legal fault of another person or entity (such as a drunk or otherwise negligent driver). If your loved one was killed in a San...more
In Alabama, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that there have been just under 900 traffic fatalities in each of the last several years. That is approximately 1.3 fatalities for every 100 million miles...more
One might think it is a rare and unusual occurrence to get in a car accident with an animal – let alone a horse or a deer or a coyote, but there have been hundreds of these reported accidents across the U.S. (yes, even in...more
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently released an important decision on the issue of costs in Elbakhiet v Palmer.
The case involved a rear end motor vehicle accident. The plaintiff claimed that she sustained headaches,...more
Last week, the Divisional Court released its decision in Security National v. Hodges, 2014 ONSC 3627.
This was a judicial review of a Financial Services Commission of Ontario Director’s Delegate decision. The...more
Unfortunately for drivers in the San Fernando Valley and their passengers, truck accidents are a fact of life on the 101 -- and elsewhere. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), there are...more
Immediately following an accident, make sure you, your passengers and the other driver are safe. If necessary, call for medical attention and take precautions so other motorists do not hit your disabled vehicles....more
Personal injuries, especially those suffered in auto accidents, can expensive, debilitating, and life changing. Remember the McDonald's hot coffee case? The 79-year old victim suffered painful third-degree burns, required...more
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