Tag: car accident lawyer
Latin Legal Terms. Legalese and Plain English
Law schools teach the new generation of lawyers to write clearly in contrast to old muddled legalese, but even now, Latin legal terms persist. Despite attempts to use plain English some older Latin words and phrases simply won’t go away. Certain Latin terminology finds itself deeply embedded in legal culture. […]
Serious Injuries: Car Accidents & Highway Dangers
Serious injuries result from car accidents every day. Agencies that keep track of such things report an average of 6 million car accidents each year in the USA. 3 million people suffer injuries in U.S. car accidents each year. Approximately 2 million of those injuries end up being permanent. An […]
Drinking Habits Up In America
Drinking tops the list of national pastimes. Two studies show skyrocketing drinking by Americans. The Centers for Disease Control report binge drinking increased eleven percent from 2011 to 2017. CDC defines binge drinking of alcohol as downing four drinks during one occasion for women, five drinks for men. Under the […]
Slip & Fall Injuries: Hazards and Legal Challenges
Slip & fall injuries happen when hazardous conditions get in the way. Ankle injuries, wrist injuries and others result from slip and fall or trip and fall accidents. Such injuries range from the less severe sprains to much more serious injuries. At the same time, holding property owners liable for […]
Road Rage: Stay Out Of The Way!
Road rage kills. Aggressive drivers also scare the daylights out of drivers simply trying to get to work or other destinations. Whether it’s the stress many feel on a daily basis, or the crushing press of deadlines, driving often becomes a challenge. Hitting massive traffic jams choking U.S. highways does […]
New Hampshire’s Unique Laws: Injuries and Damages
New Hampshire’s unique laws point the finger at anyone and everyone who might share fault for an accident or injury. We’re talking negligence here. Whether a car accident, a slip and fall or other injury case, NH applies its own law on dividing damages. New Hampshire is unique in many […]
Halloween Law: What is the Establishment Clause?
Halloween Law. Really? The kids come home from school explaining that Halloween decorations went up at the school. School staff decorated with witches, pumpkins and black cats. One teacher even dressed up as a witch, preparing for a Halloween part in a few weeks. At the same time one family […]
Stopping Pedestrian Accidents – New Ideas
Stopping pedestrian accidents presents a growing challenge. Safety officials, schools, drivers and pedestrians themselves face the challenge in different ways. Medford, Massachusetts school officials accept the challenge by painting 3D crosswalks that trick the eye into thinking the crosswalk actually stands up above the pavement. After one elementary school student […]
Self-Driving Cars: Will They Replace Humans Behind the Wheel?
When self-driving cars or autonomous cars are accepted everywhere, will the government ever ban human driven cars? Let’s look at what’s behind the push for self-driving cars, also called “autonomous cars”. We all know computer people want to take over the world. In stores, self-checkouts now slowly overtake the function […]