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January 2020 Archives

Important information about pedestrian accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA), 5,000 pedestrians are killed in traffic accidents each year. Pedestrians in Washington may also fall victim to injuries caused by poorly maintained roads, sidewalks and parking lots. In some cases, more than one party may be liable for causing harm to a person who was walking or riding a bike. It is also possible for a pedestrian to be fully or partially responsible for his or her own injuries.

Volvo to manufacture new device to monitor and stop drunk driving

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, around 11,000 people in Washington and across the U.S. are killed each year in drunk driving crashes. This is nearly three times the number of people who die in crashes involving phone use behind the wheel. Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs has been the leading cause of car crash fatalities for over a century in this country.

How a vicarious liability claim addresses truck accident damages

A commercial vehicle accident can reshape a victim's life. One of these wrecks can leave an individual with serious physical pain and suffering, oftentimes resulting in permanent disability. It can also have a tremendous emotional impact that permeates a commercial vehicle accident victim's life. Additionally, the financial damages associated with one of these crashes can be completely overwhelming and potentially ruinous.