Research by the English car insurance company LV found that close to half of English drivers (46%) said they did not know how long they needed to wait after drinking before they could drive safely.
Whenever an individual is injured be it emotionally or physically, or his or her personal property is damaged, such injuries and/or damages are covered under personal injury law or "tort" law. Tort laws have been enacted by both the federal and state governments in order to protect the rights of harmed individuals. Fort Myers personal injury lawyers will tell you that whenever a person harms another individual or does damage to another person's possessions, he or she will need to answer for...
According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) over 22,000 teen drivers in 2012 were involved in crashes in Florida; 41 were killed. It is estimated that approximately 7,000 of the 22,000 teen-driver crashes were the result of vehicle maintenance issues.
Defective products are those products that do not carry adequate warnings, do not include sufficient or complete manufacturer instructions for the use of the product, or those that are unreasonably dangerous. Fort Myers personal injury attorney Randall Spivey will tell you that the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission monitors the injuries and/or deaths that occur due to defective consumer products, and unfortunately, the statistics are troubling.
Tom Costello with NBC News reported Thursday, December 12, 2013 on Nightly News with Brian Williams that following fatal crashes in New York, Oregon, California, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Tennessee, and Texas, Federal regulators have shut down more than 50 of "the worse of the worst" interstate bus companies for blatant safety violations which range from keeping drivers on the road too long to cruising along with bad tires and brakes and even tolerating holes in the floor.
Floridians may or may not know that Florida has a strict liability law in place to cover individuals who are attacked or bitten by dogs. According to Fort Myers personal injury lawyer Randall Spivey, strict liability means that the injured party will not be required to demonstrate that the dog's owner was careless or negligent in any way when his or her pet bit the individual. Instead, the owner will be held responsible for the dog's attack automatically.
In Florida, “No One” has the right- of-way. "According to the 2013 Florida Driver’s Safety Handbook, Florida law only states who must yield, or give up, the right-of-way. Every driver, motorcyclist, moped rider, bicyclist, and pedestrian must do everything possible to avoid a crash,” reminds attorney Randall Spivey of Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A.
Many accident victims generally have questions about what steps to take after an accident, and they quite often do not know much about their rights under the law. That is why accident victims are strongly encouraged to seek legal guidance from competent Fort Myers personal injury attorneys who will be prepared to assist them with their cases. Personal injury attorney Randall Spivey notes that although some cases might be dealt with initially through the criminal justice system, the punishment...
In September, the New York Times reported in Children and Guns: The Hidden Toll that they had reviewed hundreds of child firearm deaths in eight states where records were available, and found that accidental shootings occurred roughly twice as often as the records indicate.
The choices seem endless when shopping for children's toys. However, one thing needs to be kept in mind at all times. "Is the toy age-appropriate?"