If your summer has been interrupted by a car accident, you need to take action. Car accidents can wreak havoc on your life, especially if you've been injured. Unfortunately, you don't always know what to do after a car accident. To help alleviate some of the stress, here are four steps you need to take if you've been injured in a car accident. Record Your Information Car accidents happen so fast. [Read More]
Can Your Hospitality Business Be Held Liable If A Customer Contracts Coronavirus?
As hotels open and cruise ships set sale, hospitality businesses are concerned about their potential liability if customers contract coronavirus. A flurry of lawsuits has been filed against cruise ships by passengers who contracted coronavirus while on board. Under personal injury law, a plaintiff must prove that these ships breached their duty of care. Your hospitality business can reduce its personal injury liability risk in coronavirus cases by publicly disclosing risks and complying with hygiene and social distancing standards. [Read More]
Driving A Truck With Rusted Brake Lines Could Present Serious Liabilities
Caring for a truck not only keeps you safe but doing so also helps protect others on the road. Driving with rusted brake lines does not contribute to anyone's safety, not the drivers, surrounding vehicles, or pedestrians. As the brake line corrosion spreads and deepens, the chances increase for brake fluid leaks. Once fluid leaks out, a driver can't stop the truck, as the brakes won't work. If a truck driver was aware of rusted brake lines and continued with deliveries, then they could face civil and, possibly, criminal liabilities. [Read More]
Three Things You Don't Want To Do If You've Been In A Truck Accident
Even though there are 6 million car accidents in the United States every year, vehicle collisions are new territory for most people. It's a confusing, scary, and often physically painful time. It's something most people simply don't deal with that often. And if you're not on guard, it can be easy to make decisions that have long-term implications on how you receive recompense for your accident. If you've been involved in a truck accident, you're almost always better off hiring the services of an attorney to help you navigate these waters. [Read More]