Car Accidents. Legal news and articles for October 4 - 5, 2012

Bisnar | Chase: The Challenges of Insuring a Driverless CarNew Studies Show Decrease in Deer-Car Crashes in Michigan - Auto Accident...Family of Bel Air Woman Killed in Car Crash by Methadone Patient Sues ...Families of car crash victims join forces on Amelia's LawEnforcement, tougher laws urged to combat accidentsNew law to boost car seat safety1800-Car-Wreck Attorneys Open New Houston Office, Seek Qualified ...LaMear demands action on car vs. pedestrian accidentsMemphis appeals voter ID requirement rulingWe need car insurance reform, not higher ratesCar reportedly drives into building in Carson CityOpinion: Lowering Traffic Fines Is a Deadly IdeaAdvertisement feature: What to do if you're in a car accidentMichigan Car Accident Lawyers Sponsor Brain Injury Association ConferenceChild car restraints to be required longer

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Calif. Green-Lights Self-Driving Cars, But Legal Kinks Linger
WKU Public RadioOctober 3, 2012

That may be true, but Bryant Walker Smith, who teaches a class at Stanford Law School this fall on the law supporting self-driving cars, says eventually one of these vehicles will get into an accident. When it does, he says, it's not clear who will pay.more »

Vehicles And Vodka: Russia Finally Mulls Tougher Drunk Driving Laws
WorldcrunchOctober 5, 2012

MOSCOW - Rattled by a horrific traffic accident in Moscow, Russian authorities have finally turned their attention to strengthening the country's laws against drunk driving. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Russia needed to implement a stricter ...more »

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Bisnar | Chase: The Challenges of Insuring a Driverless Car
Equities.comOctober 5, 2012

According to the report, the biggest question is: If there is no driver, who assumes liability in the event of a car accident? Who is to be held responsible – the car's owner or the manufacturer of the vehicles? This is something insurance companies ...more »

New Studies Show Decrease in Deer-Car Crashes in Michigan - Auto Accident...
Midland Daily NewsOctober 5, 2012

“There are strict time limitations when filing insurance claims in Michigan after a car accident, so it is important that a victim understands their legal rights and contacts an experienced Michigan car accident and no-fault insurance attorney as soon ...more »

Family of Bel Air Woman Killed in Car Crash by Methadone Patient Sues ...
The DaggerOctober 5, 2012

The DiCocco family is also seeking changes in Maryland's methadone administration laws to help prevent situations like this from happening to others. The death of Carolyn DiCocco occurred on July 21, 2011, on Fountain Green Road (Rte. 543) just past ...more »

Families of car crash victims join forces on Amelia's Law
WATE-TVOctober 4, 2012

Families of car crash victims join forces on Amelia's Law. Posted: Thursday, October 4, 2012 7:27 PM EST. Moore, Keown and Hall met with State Sen. Doug Overbey Thursday. Latest HeadlinesMore>> · Families of car crash victims join forces on Amelia's ...more »

Enforcement, tougher laws urged to combat accidents
Bismarck TribuneOctober 4, 2012

The presentation was part of the North Dakota Conference on Injury Prevention and Control. Moseman said strict enforcement of traffic laws are always successful in reducing deaths, injuries and crashes. Every state that's passed a seat belt law has ...more »

New law to boost car seat safety
The Bay of Plenty TimesOctober 4, 2012

Western Bay parents support a law change requiring children up to age 7 be restrained in child car seats. The move was announced by the Government in a bid to reduce crash injuries among young primary school-age children. In the 2010 calendar year, ...more »

1800-Car-Wreck Attorneys Open New Houston Office, Seek Qualified ...
Sacramento BeeOctober 4, 2012

HOUSTON, Oct. 3, 2012 -- /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Dallas accident attorneys of 1800-Car-Wreck are expanding their practice to provide legal services to injured accident victims from their new office in Houston, Texas. The law firm of Eberstein ...more »

LaMear demands action on car vs. pedestrian accidents
Daily AstorianOctober 4, 2012

... crosswalk – the third such accident in the last month – has led to one Astoria city councilwoman's call for action. Arline LaMear, a member of the Astoria City Council, asked city staff and law enforcement to look into the issue of pedestrian vs ...more »

Memphis appeals voter ID requirement ruling
WATE-TVOctober 4, 2012

The mother and grandfather of a Maryville teen killed in car accident continued their crusade Thursday for Amelia's Law. The father of a local publisher from Madisonville is now joining them.More >>. The mother and grandfather of a Maryville teen ...more »

We need car insurance reform, not higher rates
Queens ChronicleOctober 4, 2012

And make no mistake — the New York trial lawyers will certainly be waiting to benefit from any litigation that emerges from liability claims. If the goal is to protect New York drivers, something must be done to stop the no-fault fraud crisis. Just ...more »

Car reportedly drives into building in Carson City
Carson NowOctober 4, 2012

At least two people sustained non-life threatening injuries and one was treated at the scene after a car drove into The Eye Center at 1299 Mountain Street in Carson City. The accident was reported shortly after 9 a.m. Witnesses to the accident said ...more »

Opinion: Lowering Traffic Fines Is a Deadly Idea
NBC4 Washington (blog)October 4, 2012

Forget that traffic accidents have claimed hundreds of lives on District roads in the past decade; politicians need to be responsive to the demands of voters, even if those voters are breaking the law and endangering others. Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy ...more »

Advertisement feature: What to do if you're in a car accident
Telegraph.co.ukOctober 4, 2012

Fortunately, the personal injury solicitors at InjuryLawyers4U are on hand to give you the help and advice you require, while also considering whether your case has a good chance of success. Here, we take a look at what you should do if you're in a car ...more »

Michigan Car Accident Lawyers Sponsor Brain Injury Association Conference
Midland Daily NewsOctober 4, 2012

On September 27th and 28th, 2012 the Brain Injury Association of Michigan held its 32nd annual conference at the Lansing Conference Center in Lansing, Michigan. The Michigan personal injury lawyers of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. were proud to announce ...more »

Child car restraints to be required longer
Otago Daily TimesOctober 4, 2012

If children were restrained until they were 148cm tall, it is estimated five lives a year could be saved and 304 injuries prevented. The law change, due next year, would make it mandatory for child car restraints to be used until a child is 7-years-old ...more »

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