Month: March 2021

These Safety Solutions Can Reduce Truck Crash Injuries and Deaths

Published on March 25, 2021, by Matthew Sharp

Trucking Accident

Automatic emergency braking, underride guards, speed controllers, anti-distracted driving policy, and defensive driving are some of the safety solutions that can potentially minimize truck crash injuries and deaths. These safety solutions also minimize costly repairs, insurance premiums, and claim payouts. Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) AEB is a crash prevention technology that has demonstrated its effectiveness in reducing truck collisions and moderating their severity. This technology has been utilized by top U.S. trucking businesses for years and there are adequate data and research to back its essential use. Speed [...]
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Sexual Abuse at the Gym: Who Is Liable?

Published on March 18, 2021, by Matthew Sharp

Personal Injury

Gym operators, trainers, staff, or other trainees can be liable for sexual abuse at the gym. Sexual abuse can involve just one incident of abuse or a series of abusive behaviors and acts. Examples of sexual abuse at the gym include undesirable sexual advances, jokes, hints, suggestions, offensive comments, or the display of pictures that target a person because of his or her sex. The severity or prevalence of the sexual abuse could influence which damages the victim will recover. The more severe the abuse, the bigger the [...]
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Common Causes of ATV Accidents [infographic]

Published on March 9, 2021, by Matthew Sharp

Infographic, Personal Injury

Most all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accidents occur because of driving over unfamiliar areas, performing dangerous stunts, and transporting extra passengers. They may also happen because of inexperience. Consumption of alcohol or drugs also increases the risk of these accidents. (Article continues below infographic) What Are the Common Causes of ATV Crashes? Driving Over Unfamiliar Areas Riding ATVs over unfamiliar terrain increases the risks of an accident. Before accelerating the speed, a driver should first acquaint himself or herself with the terrain. He or she can ride over the road [...]
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Sorting Through Liability in a Multi-Car Pileup

Published on March 4, 2021, by Matthew Sharp

Car Accident

Determining liability in a multi-car pileup may take teams of investigators several days or even weeks. Since investigators have competing interests, they usually take longer to reach a consensus. Their main goal in these major crashes is to save their insurance companies money by attempting to transfer liability from their insureds to other drivers.  As a result, many multi-car accident victims turn to the court systems to help them navigate these big collisions. Common Causes of Multi-Car Accidents The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that more [...]
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