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June 2013 Archives

FedEx truck and bicyclist involved in fatal accident

Previous postings in this blog have discussed the potential danger of accidents involving commercial motor vehicles. This danger presents itself due to the size of these vehicles and the sometimes hazardous nature of the materials they carry. Passenger vehicles are simply no match for such a large commercial vehicle. When these large vehicles come into contact with a pedestrian or bicyclist, the outcome has a high probability of becoming fatal.

Truck crash ends in fatal injuries for Metro bus driver

Truck drivers are held to a higher standard of care than other smaller vehicles with which they share the road. This is because of not only the nature of their vehicles but also due to the often dangerous or hazardous nature of the products that they are carrying. When a truck crash occurs and it is due to the negligence of the driver of the commercial motor vehicle, that driver and potentially their employer can be held responsible for damages owed to any injured parties.

Car crash injures two teenage pedestrians

When a passenger vehicle collides with another vehicle it may or may not result in injuries to the parties involved in the accident. Whether injuries result depends upon the nature of the car crash. However, when a passenger vehicle collides with pedestrians that are walking along the same streets where the cars are traveling, the results can be catastrophic and, at times, deadly.

Lawsuit for young girl's wrongful death is sent to mediation

Millions of Americans drink caffeinated beverages every day, and most do not experience anything more than an increased energy level as a side effect. However, imagine the tragedy and heartbreak of discovering that a loved one passed away after drinking two caffeinated beverages in 24 hours. This happened to a young girl in California, and her family has since filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the caffeinated beverage company.

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