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Posts tagged "car accidents"

Looking at the connection between car insurance and damages in PA, P.1

Insurance is obviously an important resource in many areas of our lives. This is especially the case when it comes to automobile accidents. Depending on the type of accident and its impact on the motorists involved, the costs and losses that come up in the wake of a car crash can be enormous. This is especially the case when an accident involves catastrophic injuries such as paralysis or brain injury.

Could seatbelts be included in school buses?

In a prior post, we highlighted the importance of paying attention to school children during the morning hours, as many children are walking to school. However, we do not want to discount the importance of being careful while driving around school buses. Not only is it dangerous for kids getting on and exiting buses, failing to use reasonable care around moving buses could lead to tragic accidents.

Looking at the issue of liability for crashes involving self-driving cars

In our last post, we spoke about recent research conducted at the University of Michigan which looked at the incidence of car accidents involving fully automatic vehicles. As we pointed out, that research suggests—contrary to some expectations—that self-driving vehicles may actually be prone to accidents that ordinary vehicles.

Research looks at incidence of accidents among self-driving vehicles

As consumers, all of us have come to appreciate and benefit from a continual stream of innovation in the automotive industry. Because of this innovation, a wide variety of safety features have trickled down to consumers, and this occurs continuously. Among the new technologies that are becoming more widely available is automatic or self-driving technology.

Volkswagen troubles highlight intersection of personal injury, product liability, P.2

In our last post, we began speaking about the failure of automobile manufacturer Volkswagen to report deaths and injuries connected with its vehicles, as well as litigation associated with those accidents. Volkswagen is certainly not the only manufacturer at fault in this area, but is one of the bigger offenders.

Volkswagen troubles highlight intersection of personal injury, product liability, P.1

Car accidents can occur for a whole host of reasons, and can involve fault not only on the part of the drivers involved, but also third parties. One possibility for third party liability in car accident cases is when there are defects with a vehicle. Here again, the possibilities are many, and motorists often aren’t aware of when their vehicle may be at risk.

Where safe driving habits really start for teens

For a teenager who is a newly minted driver, there is nothing like the newfound freedom that comes with being able to drive. Gone are the days of depending on mom or dad to get from Point A to Point B. This means that hanging out with friends at the mall or going to football games will be so much easier.

How drivers can protect themselves from deer accidents

In a number of our posts lately we have talked about fall hazards. The change in seasons should bring a change in driving habits, especially considering the challenges with weather and visibility. Indeed, fog, rain and occasional icy conditions can prove to be dangerous, but drivers must also look out for animals crossing the road; especially in rural areas.

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