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November 2014 Archives

Federal law: hours of service rule for truck drivers

Almost every driver, from Arizona or elsewhere throughout the country, is cautious while driving near heavy vehicles, especially trucks. Drivers are aware that any misfortune leading to a truck accident can cause serious injuries and even death. Hence, they try to remain away from the blind spots of the vehicles and avoid driving close to the truck. However, sometimes the drivers may not be able to avoid a truck crash.

Fatal pedestrian-related accident in Yuma

Many drivers are naturally concerned about their safety. That's because accidents can occur at any time due to various reasons, including a negligent driver, a vehicle defect, road conditions or even bad weather. In the event of an accident, any pedestrian who is involved can suffer the most, since pedestrians do not have any safety mechanisms with them, such as those in an automobile. Recently, a pedestrian was killed in Yuma after he was hit twice by different vehicles.

Claiming compensation in wrongful death cases

Accidents take place every day in Arizona. These accidents can happen for any number of reasons, but accidents caused by another person's negligence often cause additional emotional suffering along with the physical pain. Such accidents are not uncommon, and almost every day we read of a machinery failure, recall of products due to their hazardous nature, vehicle crashes and unsafe conditions at work leading to an accident. These accidents can not only cause injuries, but may also cause fatalities, and it may take a long time for the family to overcome the grief caused due to the loss of a loved one.

What are the effects of a brain injury?

Each part of the brain serves a specific purpose and it coordinates all of the systems of the body, which is why even a minor injury can have a deep and lasting impact. The person's behavior, thinking capability, senses and even movement can be affected by a brain injury.