Month: October 2019

New Rules for Entry-Level Driver Training Could Reduce Truck Crashes

Published on October 25, 2019, by Matthew Sharp

Trucking Accident

Entry-level truck drivers with commercial licensing requirements will face significant changes to training rules and regulations in 2020. New Commercial Driver Rules According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA), new rules will soon apply to entry-level commercial truck drivers. On February 7, 2020, new national training standards will apply to all entry-level driver applicants seeking a commercial driver’s license (CDL). New rules are being established to enhance the safety of commercial motor vehicle operations on U.S. roads and highways. FMCSA states that providers of entry-level driver [...]
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How to Sue the Government for Injuries

Published on October 16, 2019, by Matthew Sharp

Personal Injury

Under the Federal Tort Claims Act, an individual is allowed to sue the federal government for personal injuries and property damages, if negligent actions by the government or a federal employee were responsible. Suing the Government Most government agencies, including the state and federal government, have sovereign immunity which prevents lawsuits from being filed against them. However, the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) allows private citizens to file lawsuits against the government. Under the FTCA, the federal government is liable for the negligent or wrongful acts of its [...]
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How to Find the Best Nevada Injury Attorney for Your Case

Published on October 10, 2019, by Matthew Sharp

Personal Injury

When an accident causes serious injuries, hiring the right attorney can mean the difference between winning the case with compensation for damages or walking away with a financial burden. How to Find the Best Nevada Attorney When choosing an attorney, it’s important to investigate a variety of factors such as background, experience, past case results, client reviews, payment arrangements, and settlement terms. Getting Started Finding the best attorney takes some research and planning, especially if filing an injury claim or lawsuit is a new experience. People should: Get [...]
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These Road Rage Facts Might Surprise You

Published on October 4, 2019, by Matthew Sharp

Car Accident

Extreme driving behaviors cause injuries and deaths all too often in Reno, but understanding the facts about road rage can help drivers prevent deadly accidents. Nationally, about 66% of traffic deaths are linked to aggressive driving behaviors and road rage. The Facts on Road Rage According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), close to 94% of traffic accidents are caused by driver errors, including aggressive drivers that inflict road rage on other motorists and pedestrians. One-third of traffic accidents are directly linked to aggressive driving behaviors, [...]
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