Tractor trailer accidents are some of the most deadly motor vehicle accidents that happen every year. Even when people do not die in these accidents, they are still disproportionately likely to suffer severe injuries, including long-term health difficulties that can impair their ability to work or perform daily tasks. But what is it that makes tractor trailer accidents so deadly?
It is estimated that about fifteen percent of all motor vehicle accidents are caused by distracted driving, and it is cited as a factor in about eight percent of all accidents that involve at least one death. This makes it one of the leading contributors to auto accidents of all types, and a serious hazard on the road. But what is distracted driving, and what makes it so dangerous?
Premises liability lawsuits are some of the most common personal injury lawsuits in America, with hundreds of thousands of people being injured or killed in premises liability accidents. Even when they are not fatal, premises liability accidents can cause severe injuries that lead to long-term health problems for victims. Here are just five of the most common mistakes people make that lead to premises liability claims:
When building owners and businesses are negligent in caring for their properties, it creates dangerous conditions that can result in people being injured. Collectively, the area of law that deals with these sorts of injuries is known as “premises liability,” and it is by far one of the most common forms of personal injury suits brought in the United States. Here are just seven typical reasons why people sue over premises liability: Continue reading “Seven Typical Reasons for Premises Liability Cases”
Every year, more than a million people suffer from slip and fall injuries. Also known as trip and fall injuries, they often occur when property owners and businesses fail to maintain their premises as they are supposed to. While this might seem like a minor issue, slip and fall injuries can result in severe harm, and possibly even death. Here are just seven of the most common types of injuries seen in slip and fall (or trip and fall) cases: Continue reading “Seven Common Injuries in Slip and Fall Cases”