Semi-trucks are a constant sight throughout New York and across America. These giant vehicles can be daunting, especially to individuals who have heard news stories about deadly truck accidents. The scary reality is that these trucks and their drivers cause accidents all the time, leaving victims and their families with extensive losses. While most people assume that these accidents are caused by negligence caused while driving these big rigs, and that certainly does account for a fair share of these wrecks, improper truck maintenance can also result in a devastating crash.
Nursing homes and their staff carry a heavy responsibility. After all, they are entrusted with the safety and well-being of some of the most vulnerable amongst us. When negligence occurs in nursing homes, the results can be nothing short of tragic. Victims can be left seriously injured, and in the worst cases they die as a result of the injuries they have suffered.
If you’re caught in a minor fender-bender accident, you may be tempted to ask the other driver not to bother involving the police in it. However, under certain circumstance, it’s illegal not to contact local law enforcement immediately after a car accident.
Far too many drivers continue to take to the streets while under the influence of drugs and alcohol. These motorists' suffer from diminished driving capacity, including slowed reaction time, poor judgment, and an inability to multitask. They usually have trouble maintaining their lane and a consistent speed. One or any combination of these impairments can lead to a serious car accident. Sadly, many innocent individuals suffer serious injuries as a result of these avoidable crashes.