Month: February 2020

Did Improperly Secured Cargo Cause Your Crash?

Published on February 27, 2020, by Matthew Sharp

Trucking Accident

When a truck is improperly loaded or carrying unsecured cargo, serious accidents and injuries can lead to legal claims against the trucking company or owner of the truck. Unsecured Cargo and Deadly Accidents To prevent deadly trucking accidents, federal cargo securement regulations impose strict requirements for various types of cargo transported on U.S. highways and interstates. Within the American trucking industry, operational and safety standards are regulated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Their primary mission is to reduce trucking accidents, injuries, and fatalities involving large [...]
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How to Calculate Lost Earning Potential After an Injury

Published on February 21, 2020, by Matthew Sharp

Personal Injury

Work-related injuries that result in time away from work, lost wages, and personal injury claims require accurate calculations of current and future lost income. Loss of Earning Potential Following Injuries Work-related injuries, especially in certain occupations, are not unusual, but some can have devasting consequences for a worker’s potential earnings and career path. Serious work injuries often result in temporary or permanent disabilities, vocational rehabilitation to develop new skills, permanent loss of a job, and complete career changes. When a workplace injury occurs, an employee may be away [...]
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When Off-Road Motor Vehicle Accidents Lead to Tragedy in Nevada

Published on February 14, 2020, by Matthew Sharp

Car Accident

Off-road vehicles have a higher risk of mechanical failures that result in rollover accidents, fatal injuries, and personal liabilities. The Dangers of Off-Roading Activities Nevada’s open spaces and back roads make off-roading a popular activity with a high risk for severe injury and death. With over-sized tires, a high center of gravity, unstable suspension systems, and lack of interior safety features, off-road vehicles are frequently involved in serious rollover accidents that cause head trauma, brain damage, neck and spinal cord injuries, amputated limbs, and permanent disabilities. Off-roading accidents [...]
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Personal Injury Lawsuits: Can You Sue After a Product Is Recalled?

Published on February 6, 2020, by Matthew Sharp

Personal Injury

If a person suffers injuries from a defective product, he or she can file a personal injury lawsuit against the manufacturer to recover compensation, even if the product has been recalled. Defective Product Recalls In many cases, dangerous product defects do not become apparent to consumers until products are on the market for a period of time and they are purchased and used by many people. Sometimes defective products cause thousands of severe injuries, even deaths, before consumers realize they have been recalled. When a defective product malfunctions [...]
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