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Tracing Liability in a Trucking Accident

When there is an accident between two people, liability can get complicated. Even when the facts seem straightforward, there may be uncertainties or challenges that keep the process from running smoothly. This complication can increase greatly in an accident between a regular commuter and a commercial truck. There are far more variables, and the chain of liability can be unclear.…

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Right of Way and Liability in Pedestrian Accidents

When a car hits a pedestrian, the driver is not automatically at fault. Walkers are expected to obey traffic laws just like everyone else. Just because they are more vulnerable than a driver, they are not shielded from liability. In fact, a driver could even sue a badly injured pedestrian. Understanding the right of way is a big part of…

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Distracted Driving Laws in New York: What You Should Know

Drivers have a responsibility to always be alert and aware. If they are distracted, they could cause serious injury to themselves and others. There are specific laws designed to prevent distracted driving, most of them revolving around electronics use. With the cultural rise in cellphones, there are more and more cases of car accidents involving people texting or talking while…

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