Bicycle riders have the same rights and responsibilities as motor vehicle drivers. They must stop at traffic signs and signals and observe traffic laws. Bicyclists must display lights and reflectors while riding at night, and must stay as close as possible to the right-hand side of the road.
In the case of a bike accident in which the bicyclist was out of compliance with any of these conditions, he or she may be partially at fault, but still has the right to recover damages.
A fracture and a broken bone are the one and the same. There are two different types of fractures:
During an accident a person may experience a fracture, as well as other injuries.
If you suffer a bone injury, medical treatment is necessary to determine the severity of the injury and to assess the body for any other ailments. Recovery may take a few weeks to a few months for a full recovery, depending on the location of the injury and the age and health of the injured person.
If you or a loved one has suffered from a dog bite, you may qualify for damages or remedies that may be awarded in a possible lawsuit.
While many adults suffer extreme emotional trauma after a dog attack, children are most vulnerable.They have difficulty understanding the trauma and how it relates to their world. Therefore, after a traumatic event such as a dog bite, children are most susceptible to long-term emotional problems.
Every year there are thousands of road accidents in the United States, and over
100,000 of these involve pedestrians getting injured or killed. More
than fifty percent of pedestrian accidents in the United States result in the death
of the pedestrian. Nearly fifty percent of pedestrian accidents that result in death
occur between 3:00pm and 4:00pm, and so in many cases they involve school children
who are on their way home from school. Statistics show that it is children, along
with the elderly, that are most at risk of injury or death as a result of a pedestrian
accident. The majority of these deaths and injuries are the result of a run
in with a negligent or careless driver.
This includes negligence such as:
There are 4 groups of slip and fall (fall down) accidents:
Many debilitating injuries arise from people slipping or tripping on wet, slippery or greasy surfaces, as well as unexpected holes in sidewalks that result from missing manhole or utility covers, and other hidden hazards on areas that residential and business property owners as well as local, city, state and even federal government entities should be properly maintaining. Slip and fall attorneys specializing in fall down injuries and slip and fall accidents are ready and available to assist you with your personal injury lawsuit claim.