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Snell & Wilmer

Snell & Wilmer Defends Trucking Company and Truck Driver

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Snell & Wilmer attorneys recently defended Phenix Transportation West and its driver Ray Jackson in a trucking accident case. The trial lasted eight days and was tried in Maricopa County Superior Court. Kelly Wilkins tried...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Have Electric Scooters Pushed Cities Too Far?

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In our May 31 article, “Scooters – The Next Mobility Wave”, we talked about how electric scooters such as Lime, Bird, and Spin have been taking cities by storm. We noted how they are many times met with enthusiasm by the...more

Howard Ankin

Speeding Truckers Are More Likely to Engage in Other Dangerous Driving Behaviors

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Truckers who speed are more likely to engage in other risky driving behaviors like talking or texting on their cell phones, eating and drinking, and taking their hands off the wheel. They are 69 percent more likely to be...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Federal Court Enters Powerful Duty to Defend Order in Maine

In addition to being a great place to find lobster, Maine may also be one of the country’s best jurisdictions for a policyholder seeking defense from its commercial general liability carrier. In Zurich American Ins. Co. v....more

The Brown Firm

Everything You Need to Know About Pedestrian Accidents

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Everyone has been a pedestrian at one point or another in his or her life.  This article addresses the most commonly asked questions regarding pedestrian accidents and provides the best solutions if you have recently found...more

Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP

Spoliation of Evidence in Serious Bodily Injury Cases - Recent Trends in the Trucking Industry

There is a growing nationwide trend towards the imposition of an increased duty to preserve evidence. The below cases are examples of how far the courts are willingly to extend this duty. ...more

The Roth Firm

Questions Typically Asked By An Insurance Adjuster After A Car Accident

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If you are the victim of a Car Accident, you may already know that you will need to contact your insurance company to let them know about the crash. You should expect to receive a call from an insurance adjuster who will...more

Field Law

Defence + Indemnity: August 2018 - Insurance Issues: R.C. Heating & Gasfitting Ltd. v The Sovereign General Insurance Company

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INSURANCE ISSUES - Where past negligence involved in the installation of the system manifested itself in an explosion years later, the “occurrence” or “accident” was held to have occurred at the time of the explosion, not...more

Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP

Accidents can be Aggravating

Allocating fault when Plaintiff has pre-existing conditions and is involved in two accidents - Stippich v. Reese’s Transit, Inc. - In this case, Plaintiff sustained injuries to his back and neck when he was involved in...more

Field Law

Defence + Indemnity: August 2018 - Quantum/Damages Issues: Khudabux v. McClary

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QUANTUM/DAMAGES ISSUES - In the case of a crumbling skull plaintiff the Court will apportion responsibility to the different accidents involved where the injuries in question are not indivisible. Khudabux v. McClary,...more

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation)

Why Mediation? 5 Personal Injury Case Studies

The perspectives of plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury cases are inherently different – both sides have an interest in resolving their disputes quickly, while attempting to get the best possible results for their...more

Howard Ankin

Why Aren’t Backseat Passengers Buckling Up?

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According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), many back seat passengers assume they are safer in the back seat, so they don’t buckle their seatbelts. In a car crash, backseat passengers who aren’t wearing...more

Wilson Elser

Follow the Yellow Brick Road

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The disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is detected at autopsy. Using immunohistochemical staining technology, pathologists look for abnormal depositions of hyper-phosphorylated tau protein, a substance...more

Haight Brown & Bonesteel LLP

Inherent Risks Associated with Sports Activities are not Increased by Equipment that is Necessary to the Sport

In Willhide-Michiulis et al. v. Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, LLC, Plaintiff Kathleen Willhide-Michiulis (“Plaintiff”) was involved in a snowboarding accident at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, which resulted in multiple serious...more

Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP

Assault And Battery Exclusion In Florida - Dead Or Alive?

A lawsuit filed by Danielle Roland against Klub Kutter’s Bar & Lounge alleged that on September 6, 2015, Roland was a “business invitee” at Klub Kutter’s in Fort Lauderdale, Florida....more

The Brown Firm

Most Common Types of Car Accidents that Cause Whiplash

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Rear-end collisions are known to be the most common type of car accidents that result in whiplash injury. Whiplash is also known as a neck sprain caused from over extending the necks natural range of motion....more

The Roth Firm

How Are Truck Accident Claims Different From Car Accidents?

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When someone is involved in a Semi-Truck Accident, he or she will often mistakenly believe that the process of filing a claim and obtaining compensation will be just like that of a regular motor vehicle accident injury claim....more

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

Pituitary Dysfunction Following TBI: Update on the Importance of Stimulation Testing

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In our May, 2014 post, we reported on research showing that traumatic brain injury, including mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), can damage and cause dysfunction in the pituitary gland resulting in deficiencies in key...more

The Brown Firm

The Importance of Photos After a Car Accident - The Exact Angles You Need

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A picture is worth a thousand words, and let’s be honest, after a car accident you are going to need more than a thousand words to explain what happened.  Many people under estimate the power that photos hold when it comes to...more

The Roth Firm

Do I have the Right to Sue Both the Truck Driver and Truck Company after an Accident?

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After being involved in a Commercial Truck Accident, it is not always easy determining who is liable for the accident. There may be multiple parties who can be held responsible for contributing to the cause of the semi truck...more

Howard Ankin

Understanding Comparative Negligence in a Slip and Fall Accident

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Comparative negligence is used to describe the share of fault attributable to each party in a slip and fall accident case. ...more

The Brown Firm

What To Do After a Car Accident in Georgia That Was Not Your Fault?

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Unfortunately, we live in a world today where car accidents are very common.  We see them on the road every day; however, when it happens to you it can quickly  become scary and overwhelming, especially when it’s your first...more

Field Law

Defence + Indemnity: June 2018 - Practice Issues: Case Summary: Waissmann v Calgary (City)

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PRACTICE ISSUES - Whether or not an occurrence report filled out by an employee after an accident, required by the employer’s rules, is privileged depends on the employer’s intention (dominant purpose) in promulgating the...more

Field Law

Defence + Indemnity: June 2018 - Liability Issues: Case Summary: Rankin (Rankin’s Garage & Sales) v. J.J.

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LIABILITY ISSUES - A garage was found not liable for injuries caused by the thief of one of its vehicles because the fact that it was reasonably foreseeable that vehicles might be stolen from its premises does not make it...more

Nossaman LLP

A Further Extension Of Coverage For Intentional Acts

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Following the June 4, 2018 landmark decision by the California Supreme Court in Liberty Surplus Insurance Corporation v. Ledesma & Meyer Construction Company, 5 Cal. 5th 216 (2018), the insurance industry is not taking the...more

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