Trucking accidents can be some of the most complex type of personal injury incidents to move forward into litigation claims. If you have been injured in a trucking accident, you may be entitled to pursue compensation for your injuries in a civil court to address legal judgement for damages.
Preliminary data has been shared by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicating that there has been a 7.7% increase in motor vehicle fatalities over the last year.
In 2015, an estimated 35,200 individuals suffered fatal injuries in car accidents, an increase from 32,675 reported traffic deaths in 2014. According to the agency, if this trend continues, car accident fatalities will be at their highest level since 2008.
The recent Tesla Model S crash involving a vehicle that failed to activate the braking system, ultimately killing a man in May, has raised many different questions about the safety and reliability of automated vehicle.
Researchers at Florida State University have been attempting to predict how both mobility and safety could be positively impacted if automated vehicles became more broadly deployed on the roads today.
Although electronic health records have become increasingly par for the course in the medical community, a new research study conducted by the Doctors Company shows that electronic health record practices could actually be increasing malpractice liability and medical mistakes.
In order to arrive at these results, the Doctors Company looked at nearly 100 claims filed between January of 2007 and June 2014, in which electronic health records were involved.
New Research Study Shows That 1 in 5 Nursing Home Residents Has Been Abused, But by an Unlikely Source
In recent years, nursing home abuse has picked up speed as far as coverage in the media, since more than 5 million elderly individuals are subject to some type of abuse and neglect every single year. This abuse can run the gamut from verbal assault all the way to physical and sexual assault.