A previous blog of ours discusses how brain injuries are one of the most serious injuries you could experience after a car accident. If you or a loved one suffered severe injuries after a car accident, then it is crucial that you take steps to protect your legal rights to pursue a claim or lawsuit. This is because the damages associated with severe injuries are most likely unaffordable.
Multiple companies are riding the wave of popularity surrounding dockless scooters. These small, electric-powered scooters are now in many large cities across the United States. You can download apps and rent these scooters in Fairfax, the District and some cities in Maryland.
As popular as dockless scooters are, there is also a growing body of evidence suggesting they are unsafe in some cases.
Most single long-haul truck drivers have battled fatigue while behind the wheel. It is considered to be a part of the job, with different drivers fighting fatigue in different ways.
According to sleephelp.org, a 2007 study done by the FMCSA and the NHTSA found that fatigue was a crucial factor in at least 13 percent of all accidents involving large commercial trucks. Another study placed driver fatigue as the seventh-most-common factor in truck accidents, while 41 percent of all truck drivers reported fatigue as an “associated factor” in truck accidents.
When 32-year-old John Kinlaw was released from Luneburg Correctional Center in 2017, he filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against Armor Correctional Health Services, Inc. According to the lawsuit, Kinlaw fractured his finger in a prison recreation yard. Prison medical staff failed to treat his fractured finger appropriately and ignored X-rays that showed he had a serious fracture. Instead, the medical staff simply gave him an ice pack and Motrin.
The goal when staying at a hotel is to have a nice, relaxing time away from home. You probably assume the owners of the hotel will go to great lengths to protect you from harm and that the safety of all guests is of the utmost importance. Unfortunately, a slip and fall accident can occur in even the highest-rated and most reputable hotels.