Month: July 2019

Determining Liability when a Third Party Causes a Car Accident

Evaluating who is at fault for a motor vehicle collision is almost always a driver vs. driver argument. In most cases, determining the level of negligence contributed by each driver is the correct approach: Drivers are ultimately responsible for their actions that cause a car accident. However, in some cases, liability for a car accident can be …

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The Growing Risk of Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Accidents in the Bay Area

A frightening trend is occurring around San Francisco and throughout the Bay Area: Hit-and-run incidents and car-pedestrian accidents are on the rise. These types of accidents often result in severe injury or the death of victims. In the case of hit-and-run accidents, it can be difficult for victims to recover compensation without a liable party known or present. San Francisco’s Pedestrian …

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USDOT is Working to Minimize Truck Driving Regulations

With the support of truckers nationwide, the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) is proposing legislation that would pull back on federal Hours of Service regulations. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) established Hours of Service regulations for truck drivers in the 1930s, as a way to curb the risks associated with fatigued driving. …

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