Most motorcyclists understand that riding a motorcycle is more dangerous compared to operating a vehicle. When motorcycle accidents happen, they often result in catastrophic injuries and fatalities. According to 2015 report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcyclists were 29 times more likely than passenger car occupants to die in a crash per vehicle mile traveled, and nearly five times more likely to suffer injuries.
Summer boating season is in full swing, and it's important to remember that accidents can occur if you aren't careful. There are many situations that can cause boating injuries, but some are far more common than others. Learn how to avoid injuries and stay safe by knowing the most frequent causes of boating accidents.
Last month, the House of Representatives passed a bill which sets a cap on medical malpractice lawsuits by limiting plaintiff noneconomic damages to $250,000. The "Protecting Access to Care Act" was passed by a vote count of 218-210.
When a truck driver is working for a trucking company and causes a collision, the trucking company which employs the trucker may be liable for the damage and injuries caused. If a trucking company has hired an incompetent or otherwise unqualified driver, an injured victim of a truck accident may have a negligent hiring claim against the trucking company if this caused or contributed to their injuries.