Month: September 2021

Why Wide Turns Cause Truck Accidents

Published on September 27, 2021, by Matthew Sharp

Trucking Accident

A wide turn requires a wide radius and an additional traffic lane, which increases the risk of serious truck accidents. A truck driver should keep in mind that there are other road users when making a wide turn. If the truck driver makes a reckless wide turn that causes injuries or even death to other road users, he or she can be held liable. What is a Wide Turn? A wide turn occurs when a big vehicle, such as a commercial tractor-trailer, uses a wide space or an [...]
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What Are the 3 Types of Product Defects?

Published on September 20, 2021, by Matthew Sharp

Personal Injury

Design defects, manufacturing defects, and marketing defects are the three main types of product defects. A person can file a product liability lawsuit against the manufacturer, seller, or any other liable party if he or she gets injured when using a reasonably safe product. The injured party will need an attorney to assess the product to determine whether it had a defect and when that defect occurred. 3 Types of Product Defects Product Design Defects These defects occur when the design of a consumer product makes it inherently [...]
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When a Dealership Can Be Held Liable for a Nevada Car Accident

Published on September 13, 2021, by Matthew Sharp

Car Accident

Under the majority rule, a dealership may be liable for an accident if it was aware or should have been aware that the potential buyer was an unqualified, negligent, or careless driver when it permitted the buyer on a test drive unaccompanied by a dealership representative. A dealership is, however, not legally required to check the competence of the test driver. Once a dealership representative becomes part of the test drive, the majority rule changes. In this case, the majority rule stipulates that a dealership is largely legally [...]
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Lasting Effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury

Published on September 6, 2021, by Matthew Sharp

Personal Injury

Persistent headaches, dizziness, light sensitivity, sleeping difficulties, extreme mood swings, cognitive impairments, and feelings of depression and anxiety are the most common lasting effects of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). The severity of the lasting effects depends on the severity of TBI. These lasting effects are likely to affect the personality, relationships, and esteem of TBI victims. They may also affect their capability to lead a normal and independent life. Persistent Headaches Regular, or even daily, headaches are a common lasting effect of TBIs. These headaches can last for [...]
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