Last week, we discussed the severity of accidents that occur between bikes and semi-trucks. The truth of the matter is that all semi-truck accidents can lead to serious injuries. When you think about how large, heavy and fast semi-trucks are, you can see why injuries are likely no matter what vehicle is struck by these large trucks. We know that you need to place your focus on getting back up to par if you were injured in a truck accident. We are here to help you learn about your legal options for seeking compensation for the accident.
More Americans are commuting to work these days on bicycles, which is good for both the waistline and the environment. But it can also be deadly due to the increased contact cyclists have with large and heavy trucks like semis, 18-wheelers and the other behemoths that clog the roads on any given day.
Should Connecticut children be wearing seat belts on school buses? That's the big question that's being posed by many traffic safety experts, including some of the highest-ranked officials in the nation. Now, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is formally advocating that three-point seat belts be used on school buses throughout the nation, largely in an effort to prevent serious injuries in the event of a crash.
How do we determine who is at fault for a motor vehicle accident? In many cases, victims of drunk driving accidents may be surprised to learn that the traditional cultural notions of "fault" are superseded by motor vehicle statutes. This is significant because insurance companies are increasingly able to challenge notions of liability of fault when the other driver has violated some type of statute.