Car Accidents. Legal news and articles for June 12 - 12, 2012

Future of driverless cars faces legal roadblocksDad Anguished As Bill To Close Leandra's Law Loopholes Stalls In Assembly ...Lawmakers fight to end 'rental car roulette' dangerSharing The Road: Rules For New York City CyclistsThe Oklahoma Auto Accident Lawyers at Atkins & Markoff Alert Public to ...Usain Bolt may faces charges following car accidentThe Oklahoma Auto Accident Lawyers at Atkins & Markoff Alert Public to ...WSJ BLOG/Health: AM Vitals: More Insurers Promise They Will Continue Some ...Lawsuit alleges NYPD failure to investigate road deathsPennsylvania Law May Require Workers Compensation Coverage For Pre-existing ...Juries Are Learning That The Only One In Court Who Knows What Really Happened ...The Oklahoma Auto Accident Lawyers at Atkins & Markoff Alert Public to ...Akron to crack down on panhandlers with existing laws; givers also could be ...Commerce Secretary Bryson to take leave of absence after suffering seizure ...Commerce secretary to take medical leave after two car accidents

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Springfield MO Personal Injury Lawyers, Curran Law Firm, Help Clients Get the ...
SBWire (press release)June 4, 2012

However, automobile accidents account for the majority of personal injury cases in the state. According to the 2010 traffic accident statistics report from the Missouri Department of Transportation, a total of 54875 people were injured in traffic ...more »

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Times DailyJune 6, 2012

He said the woman was on the living room floor and it was evident she had been dead for 3-4 days. Ray said the boyfriend told authorities she had been asleep on the couch for 2-3 days and wouldn't get up. On Monday, he tried to get her awake and he ...more »

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Future of driverless cars faces legal roadblocks
msnbc.comJune 12, 2012

... said Gary Marchant, professor of emerging technologies at the Arizona State University College of Law. “Autonomous cars will reduce the number of accidents and safety will be a huge driver, but the liability will shift to the manufacturer.more »

Dad Anguished As Bill To Close Leandra's Law Loopholes Stalls In Assembly ...
New York Daily News (blog)June 12, 2012

The law also required that anyone convicted of drunk driving install breathalyzer-type devices in their cars. “I hope none of their family members lose their lives in a drunk driving accident,” a frustrated Rosado said of those who voted to hold the ...more »

Lawmakers fight to end 'rental car roulette' danger
msnbc.comJune 12, 2012

By Herb Weisbaum, The ConsumerMan When you rent a car you shouldn't have to worry if it is safe to drive. But unfortunately, you do. Federal law does not prohibit a rental car company from putting you behind the wheel of a car or truck that's subject ...more »

Sharing The Road: Rules For New York City Cyclists
Western Queens GazetteJune 12, 2012

“Remember, those are the accidents that were reported,” a Queens police official said. “There is a real problem with people who refuse to call 911 when they're involved in a crash involving a car and a bicycle, but under the law it is illegal to fail ...more »

The Oklahoma Auto Accident Lawyers at Atkins & Markoff Alert Public to ...
Albany Times UnionJune 12, 2012

The Oklahoma car accident lawyers at the law firm of Atkins & Markoff, whose law firm Web site URL can be found at http://www.oklalawyer.com, hereby alerts the public of an announcement that was recently made by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol that stated ...more »

Usain Bolt may faces charges following car accident
Examiner.comJune 12, 2012

Bolt escaped the crash unhurt and his publicist, Carole Beckford later confirmed that the 100m and 200m record winning track star was resting at home. However, Bolt may not hear the last of this incident as law enforcement officials in Kingston suggest ...more »

The Oklahoma Auto Accident Lawyers at Atkins & Markoff Alert Public to ...
Houston ChronicleJune 12, 2012

The Oklahoma car accident lawyers at the law firm of Atkins & Markoff, whose law firm Web site URL can be found at http://www.oklalawyer.com, hereby alerts the public of an announcement that was recently made by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol that stated ...more »

WSJ BLOG/Health: AM Vitals: More Insurers Promise They Will Continue Some ...
Fox BusinessJune 12, 2012

Official Takes Medical Leave After Car Crashes (WSJ): US Commerce Secretary John Bryson is taking a leave of absence after his involvement in two automobile accidents that, according to police, were possibly linked to a seizure he suffered.more »

Lawsuit alleges NYPD failure to investigate road deaths
CNNJune 12, 2012

A lawsuit filed Monday in Brooklyn federal court claims that the driver of the car that struck Heyworth was intoxicated, speeding and violating other traffic laws. But the civil suit -- which names the driver, Anthony Webb, and the New York City Police ...more »

Pennsylvania Law May Require Workers Compensation Coverage For Pre-existing ...
Legal ExaminerJune 12, 2012

Many people injured in work related accidents do not know that under Pennsylvania workers' compensation law, your employer must provide medical care and wage benefits for aggravation of a pre-existing condition. A workplace accident or job duties can ...more »

Juries Are Learning That The Only One In Court Who Knows What Really Happened ...
MarketWatch (press release)June 12, 2012

Cars and trucks are safer than ever but the driving infrastructure is crumbling and drivers are aging and on more medication while trying to manage more in-vehicle distractions. "It doesn't help that the vehicles are older, too.more »

The Oklahoma Auto Accident Lawyers at Atkins & Markoff Alert Public to ...
PR Web (press release)June 12, 2012

The Oklahoma car accident lawyers at the law firm of Atkins & Markoff, whose law firm Web site URL can be found at http://www.oklalawyer.com, hereby alerts the public of an announcement that was recently made by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol that stated ...more »

Akron to crack down on panhandlers with existing laws; givers also could be ...
Akron Beacon JournalJune 12, 2012

By Stephanie Warsmith Under an Akron ordinance, police could charge such a driver with impeding the flow of traffic. Akron has decided to crack down on panhandling with traffic laws that already exist but aren't being enforced for this purpose.more »

Commerce Secretary Bryson to take leave of absence after suffering seizure ...
Washington PostJune 12, 2012

Officials said Bryson was not on state business, was driving a personal car and did not have a security detail at the time. He took a Breathalyzer test that didn't detect any alcohol, but investigators were awaiting the results from a blood test, ...more »

Commerce secretary to take medical leave after two car accidents
The HillJune 12, 2012

... a medical leave of absence after his involvement in two car accidents Saturday in ... The law enforcement officials told The Hill that Bryson took a Breathalyzer ...more »

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