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My Loved One With Dementia Mistook The Gas Pedal For The Break Pedal
As suggested in an article on WebMD by Donald J. Iverson, MD of the Humboldt Neurological Medical Group, Inc., in Eureka, California, about 4 million Americans have some level of dementia and most of them will have to stop driving at some point [i]. Families have to make difficult and emotional decisions as loved ones […]
The Hotel Swimming Pool Was Empty And Did Not Have Adequate Security Measures And My Child Fell In And Was Injured
Imagine going on vacation with your family and showing up at a hotel, which looked top notch online, only to realize its dilapidated conditions are not only an eyesore but also a safety hazard. In Marion County, West Virginia, a man named James Mason is suing over claims he was injured on the premises of […]
The Driver’s Ed Teacher’s Break Went Out While Giving A Lesson And The Teen Got Into An Accident. Whose Fault Is It?
According to a recently released AAA study, when there are fewer students enrolled in driver’s education classes during high school, the result is a higher incidence of traffic convictions across the United States. State laws vary, but some states require driver’s education for teenagers to receive their licenses at all, but in other states there […]
I Totaled A Rental Car Due To Faulty Breaks And The Other Driver Was Killed
In Kalihi, Oahu, a 45-year-old pedestrian died on January 2, 2015 after a traffic accident involving a car. According to reports, a 49-year-old man, driving a Jeep Compass rental car collided with the woman who was crossing the street at the intersection of North Nimitz Highway and Kalihi Street. The woman was jaywalking and was […]
Bar Security Threw Me Out Of The Bar And I Got Hit By A Car
Working in private security can, without a doubt, be a dangerous job especially when the job requires dealing with patrons who have been drinking. Security personnel are constantly being put in dangerous situations with unruly customers and are in many cases forced to make fast decisions in unique situations. While this is true, this does […]
My Neighbor Slipped In My Driveway. Can He Sue Me?
In Detroit, slip and fall occurrences doubled in 2014 compared to 2013, according to The Detroit News. Although people tend to laugh at these cases and T.V. shows that thrive on funny home videos show a lot of entertaining falls, slipping and falling is no silly cartoon incident if you’re the one falling. For older […]
My Car Was Hit By A Golf Ball; Is The Club Liable?
Usually, when people are talking about golf balls hitting cars, they’re referring to hail, like the golf ball sized hail, which assailed Brisbane in a super cell storm in November of 2014. The storm reportedly hurt 39 people, sending 12 of them to the hospital. The government actually deployed military to help clean up the […]
My Neighbor’s Dog Got Out and Bit My Child. Who’s Liable?
In Fulton, Georgia, a ten-year-old boy ended up the hospital recovering from severe dog bites to his head and arms. After the boy got off of the school bus, he realized he didn’t have a key to get into his home, so he went to a neighbor’s house to use the phone. The neighbor had […]
Viagra: the Pros and Cons of Using It
In the movie, Something’s Gotta Give, with Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton, Nicholson’s character has a scary experience (albeit humorous) after using the male enhancement drug Viagra. After having what appeared to be a heart attack, he ends up in the emergency room. As the physician assessed the situation, he asked Nicholson’s character if he […]
My Hip Replacement Was Faulty, What Now?
MRP News reported that in a federal court settlement in November of 2014, the Stryker Corporation of Kalamazoo, Michigan faced a possible $1.4 billion in payouts because of defective hip replacement products. The product in question was Stryker’s Modular Rejuvenate and ABG II Femoral Hip Implants. The problems came as a result of the use […]
My Teenager Was In A Crash While Driving Our Golf Cart
Studies show that nearly half (approximately 40%) of golf cart accidents involve kids. In fact the highest rates injuries related to golf cart incidents occur in boys aged 10 to 19-year-old. Children might think of golf carts like toys and are often the culprits of races, sometimes even down city streets. When a larger vehicle hits […]
How Do Golf Cart Laws Affect Me?
The City Council in Greenville, South Carolina is cracking down on the abundance of recent golf cart use. Officials want to cut down on the illegal use of golf carts, but according to the laws currently in place, their hands are tied. As of now, the only restrictions in place involve bans on night driving, […]