Personal injury law articles include how negligence causes foreseeable injuries, such as car and truck accidents.

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Three Injured in Rosinville Logging Truck Crash

According to NBC 2 in Mt. Pleasant, recently, there was a logging truck crash in Rosinville at the intersection of Highways 15 and 178. The collision happened around 8:15 a.m. and involved a pickup truck. The resulting wreckage left three people…
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Cities Investing in Cycling Attract Millennials, Women

San Diego and several other cities are investing in cycling-specific infrastructure while encouraging residents to ride bikes as a way to reduce traffic and air pollution, promote fitness and discourage sedentary lifestyles. Cycling already…
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How is a Plane Crash Investigated?

Whenever there is a plane crash, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is called in to investigate. The NTSB investigates “all civil aviation accidents in the United States and major accidents in the other modes of transportation.” In…
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Military Mom Mourns Daughter’s Death

A San Diego military mom was returning from Afghanistan when she received the tragic news that her daughter had been found dead in Ocean Beach just four days after she arrived. Investigators believe she was the victim of a hit-and-run accident. Police…
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Distracted Drivers Are Biggest Threat to Motorcyclists

Distracted driving accidents have become a nationwide epidemic. Due to the small size and limited safety features on most motorcycles, riders can be extremely vulnerable to injury on the road. Motorcycle riders are in the most danger when a…
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Can Omega-3 Help Prevent Brain Damage?

Spinal cord injuries (SCI) and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are dangerous primarily due to secondary swelling which can permanently damage brain and nerve cells. However, a recent study has determined that omega-3 fatty acids may protect the…
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Drunk Boaters Inadvertently Cause Airport Security Scare

A fishing boat entered the restricted water near New York’s La Guardia Airport and struck a light pole on one of the runway extensions. The Port Authority Police Department could see the stranded craft on surveillance cameras, but could not…
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Will There Be a Cap on Damages for the GM Recall? Experts Say ‘No’

General Motors will not place a cap on compensation for the victims of crashes caused by its bad ignition switches. The Associated Press reported that Kenneth Feinberg, a compensation expert, was expected to reveal the terms of a compensation…
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Distracted Driving Often Leads to Crashes

More than 3,000 people died in distraction-related crashes in 2012, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. “Distraction” is a broad term, used to mean any number of activities that might happen in a car, but one of the most…
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Do Semi Trucks Have Rules For Securing Cargo?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has adopted a new set of cargo securement rules since January 2004. The purpose of these rules for securing cargo is “to reduce the number of accidents caused by cargo shifting on or…
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Can a Hit to the Jaw Cause a Brain Injury?

A hit to the jaw can definitely cause a brain injury. Brainline.org says that a hit to the jaw can "move the skull with enough force that the brain 'bounces' off the walls inside the skull." When the brain impacts the interior walls of the…
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Tugboat May Have Been Without a Licensed Captain When It Hit a Louisiana Bridge

A towboat transporting a crane that struck a bridge might not have had a licensed captain onboard, according to a report in the March 2014 Professional Mariner. According to the report, on October 25, the towboat was traveling west on the Harvey…
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Tractor Trailer Strikes Pedestrian in Bordentown

A 19-year-old man was killed after being hit by a tractor trailer as he walked along the highway in Bordentown, New Jersey. The young man was walking down Highway 206 when the truck struck him, and the driver immediately pulled into the Petro…
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Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy the New Treatment for Brain Injuries?

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy has shown promising results as a new method of treating traumatic brain injury. Currently approved only to treat divers with decompression sickness, oxygen therapy is used to flood the brain with oxygen and promote…
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Unlicensed Teen Driver Kills Motorcyclist

A 52-year-old motorcyclist was killed when an unlicensed teen driver lost control of her car and swerved into oncoming traffic. The young teen was allegedly intoxicated and driving at a high speed when she and four friends collided head on with…
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Thinking about Testosterone Replacement Therapy?

Products like Androgel have started a new market for testosterone replacement therapy, promising older men that they will feel more energy, have a higher sex drive and retain more muscle tone. While drug companies are confident doctors remain…
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Driver Loses Control, Two Fatalities Reported

A suspected drunk driver caused two fatalities when he lost control of his vehicle on Interstate 8. On Saturday, April 19, the 26 year old was traveling west on the highway in the early morning hours when he drifted onto the center median. Traveling…
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Houston Woman That Struck and Killed Bicyclist Rearrested in Austin

A woman that allegedly injured and killed a Houston bicyclist was rearrested at her twin sister’s house in Austin on April 30, according to The Houston Chronicle. Margaret R. Mayer, who was initially arrested on February 5 and freed on a $30,000…