Traffic congestion is one of the most dangerous situations for motorcyclists on the road. According to the Hurt Report, a comprehensive motorcycle accident causation study, 59% of motorcycle accidents occurred in moderate or heavy traffic conditions. To avoid sitting in traffic, many motorcyclists engage in lane splitting. Lane splitting is the practice of driving a motorcycle in the space between two lanes, amid stopped or slow moving cars. This act has been thought to be a contributing factor in the high percentage of motorcycle accidents. However, studies report just the opposite. [Read more…]
Automotive recalls are an inevitable part of the car owner experience. Last year, there were approximately 900 recalls, affecting more than 50 million vehicles in the US. While common and sometimes minor, these recalls are enacted to keep drivers safe. However, 25% of recalled vehicles are left unrepaired. With so many drivers on the road, an unsafe vehicle puts the driver and those around the driver at risk. Understanding the seriousness of automotive recalls is the first step in improving safety and even saving lives.
In recent months, the US has seen a decline in gasoline prices. According to AAA, the national average price is $1.81, marking the lowest price since 2009. While low gas prices are usually a cause for rejoicing, it brings with it a dangerous downside. As gas prices decrease, automobile accidents increase. [Read more…]
As a personal injury law firm, we believe it is important to keep people educated about news in our industry that may affect them. While some people don’t have young children, the issues of faulty playground equipment could affect you whether you have children or not.
We collected some articles that spotlight the issues with faulty equipment and the subsequent legal actions some people have taken.