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October 2012 Archives

Unoccupied dump truck causes chain reaction collision injuring 17

Accidents involving motor vehicles can be especially difficult to pursue as the trucking companies have various interests to protect. The company will immediately contact its insurance company and hire an attorney, as well as facilitate an investigation of the accident scene. The truck company's goal after truck accidents is to minimize its exposure and liability. Therefore, it is important for those who are injured to have an advocate on their side to help them receive any compensation to which they may be entitled.

Man suffers major injuries after hit-and-run accident

Anyone who is injured due to the negligence of another individual should be compensated accordingly. Negligent individuals can cause numerous types of tragic situations, but oftentimes these tragedies come in the form of a car accident.

California woman shot to death by U.S. Border Patrol agents

For California residents, the loss of a loved one is always a tragic occurrence. However, when a loved one is lost suddenly and unexpectedly, it can, at times, be even more difficult to deal with. When that death is caused by the negligence or lack of care of another person, it may bring feelings of anger, misunderstanding and frustration to the loved ones of the deceased.

Is it too dangerous to risk being a pedestrian in Los Angeles?

When traveling, whether it is by car, motorcycle, bicycle, on foot or any other way, there are almost always dangerous circumstances present. However, according to a recent study by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, the presence of dangers that cause accidents may be much more common in Los Angeles than in other areas of the country.

California police officer injured in motorcycle collision

All car accidents have the potential to end tragically. However, an accident that involves a motorcycle can be even more treacherous due to the small size of a motorcycle and the lack of protection provided to the riders. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, every 12 to 15 minutes a death is caused by a car, SUV, truck or motorcycle accident. In addition, roughly 2.5 million people sustain injuries in accidents, many of which are caused by careless and negligent drivers.

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