December 2016

What Is Institutional Liability?

December 30, 2016 - 10:30
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Institutional liability

Institutional liability is an important concept in court today, and has become more and more important over the last 50 years. The most common is the Institutional Liability for Sexual Abuse.

Early concepts of institutional liability in regards to hospitals date back to the case of Darling vs. Charleston Community Memorial Hospital in the early 1960's. The plaintiff Darling broke his leg in a college football game and attended the Memorial hospital to get it fixed.

Who can Sue for Wrongful Death in California?

December 29, 2016 - 07:47
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Wrongful Death Lawyer

Those who have survived the deceased may attempt to claim compensation for their loss, the loss of companionship, any medical and funeral expenses which they have been left with, and the lost wages of the deceased, if they were a dependent of that person.

Wrongful Deal Lawsuit

Although wrongful death lawsuits are fairly new, every state in America now has some sort of regulations designed to compensate people who have been affected by wrongful death.

Work Related Injuries and Fatalities

December 25, 2016 - 00:44
Construction Work Fatalaties

In fact, the same types of accidents happen again and again because employers fail to follow mandatory regulations. Here is some information about the most common types of workplace related fatalities.

Falls & Accident Injuries

Falls are most likely to occur because people do not wear the correct protective equipment at work. Also, because the protective equipment does not meet the required standard, because barriers have not been placed in front of a drop.

Accident Dangers of Overloaded & Improperly Loaded Trucks

December 25, 2016 - 00:36
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Truck Accident Lawyers

It is the responsibility of all workers in the trucking industry to make sure that vehicles are properly loaded before trucks are on the road. Two major hazards come from cargos with uneven weight distributions and cargos which exceed maximum weight limits. Both of which are violations can cause truck accidents.

Is Texting While Driving as Bad as Drunk Driving?

December 19, 2016 - 00:47
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Texting car crash accidents

There is a great debate as to whether texting on your cell phone while you are driving is as dangerous as driving a vehicle while you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

According to the United States Department of Transportation, three people are fatally wounded in alcohol-related vehicle accidents every two hours. In 2010 alcohol was the direct cause for over thirteen thousand deaths. Eighty-one percent of those accidents involved male drivers who were impaired by alcohol.