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Protecting your loved one from nursing home abuse

One of the inevitabilities of human life is that as we age, our bodies start to break down. Everybody is different. Some people at the age of 90 are healthier than others at the age of 70. If you have an elderly loved one who is getting up in age, you will eventually notice that their abilities start to diminish. This could be both mentally or physically, or both.

What are the Hours of Service rules and how do they affect truck accident litigation? P.2

Previously, looked at the federal Hours of Service rules in summary form, noting their important role in addressing the problem of truck driver fatigue. As we mentioned last time, the 34-hour restart rule has received a lot of attention in recent years due to a provision requiring truckers to include within their restart period two rest breaks from one to five o’clock in the morning.

What are the Hours of Service rules and how do they affect truck accident litigation?

Truck accidents can occur for a variety of reasons, though there are some factors that come up with more frequency than others. Some of these factors tend to get more attention because of the public interest in effectively addressing them so as to reduce the risk of accidents. One of these factors is driver fatigue.

States, courts, feds struggle to address issue of distracted driving, P.2

Previously, we began looking at some of the pressures that are bearing upon electronics and app manufacturers to address the problem of distracted driving. As we noted, this pressure is coming both from highway safety regulators and from the court system.

States, courts, feds struggle to address issue of distracted driving, P.1

Distracted driving is a major safety issue on roadways, and states have taken a variety of approaches to address the problem. These include not only regulating, if not banning, the use of cell phones while driving, increasing enforcement of highway safety laws, and increasing public awareness of the problem.

Can I recover compensation based on a lack of security?

When you set foot onto someone else's property, it is reasonable to expect you will not be injured. This legal theory falls under the legal term "premises liability." It means property owners are responsible for maintaining a safe environment for guests.

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