The honest response to the question of liability in self-driving-car accidents is that the answer is a work in progress. As with any new technology, situations arise for which there is no legal precedent, and savvy lawyers must work to stay on top of technological trends and how the law"..."
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), over one-fourth of all traffic accidents1 involve a rear-end collision. Rear-end collisions occur when the front of one vehicle hits the back of another vehicle. This type of accident can result in serious injuries to victims, including head trauma, neck and"..."
Drowsy driving plays a role in nearly eight times more accidents than previous estimates, according to a AAA study which recently released the results in February. The study analyzed more than 700 crashes using in-vehicle camera recordings to determine whether the driver was sleepy. In 9.5% of the crashes, drowsiness"..."
Calculating Pain and Suffering Damages After an accident, an injured party may be entitled to receive compensation or economic recovery for losses and harms sustained due to the fault or liability of another party. In a personal injury lawsuit, recovery is based on the kinds of damages that were sustained.1 "..."
More and more driverless cars are hitting the road, as companies continue to develop and test prototypes. Sometimes, however, the drive hasn’t been smooth. According to a recent report by the Telegraph, one leader in the driverless car industry has admitted to a complication with an earlier form of autonomous"..."
Each year, thousands of people in Missouri are involved in car accidents across the state. Often, the accident is caused by distracted driving, driver errors, or other factors like driving while intoxicated or aggressive driving. Regardless of the cause, these accidents have consequences ranging from property damage to severe injuries"..."
Many teens experience their first taste of freedom when they obtain their driver’s license. However, operating a motor vehicle comes with many responsibilities, not the least of which is to ensure you exercise caution when behind the wheel. Teenagers must appreciate that drivers are responsible for a particular duty of"..."