Car Accidents. Legal news and articles for September 10 - 13, 2012

Sheriff Releases More Info On Fatal Deputy-Involved Pedestrian AccidentAccident highlights increasingly problematic scooter issues, law enforcement saysLaw Enforcement, Victims' Families Urging Seatbelt SafetyNY judge strikes down terror law scholars fearPavilion mother faces second felony DWI charge under Leandra's LawRoad Accident Fund deficit widens to R46bnDaniel Buckfire of Buckfire & Buckfire Personal Injury Lawyers to Speak at ...Common type of rail car has dangerous design flawThe driving force behind the ACAFewer deaths since teen driver lawsAl-Qaeda Leader Killed In Algerian Car AccidentHigh Court rules on whether insurance claim is governed by English lawSpeed cameras? Not so fastCelebrating Thousands of Lives Saved on the RoadUber: When Innovation Outpaces The Law

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Over 250 hit and run accidents reported in Alamance County
My Fox 8September 5, 2012

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. – Since 2012 law enforcement in Alamance County have received over 250 reports of hit and run accident's — ranging from minor fender benders to accidents where passengers sustained personal injuries. Almost three weeks ...more »

Long weekend for law enforcement, hospital
Arizona Daily SunSeptember 5, 2012

While Flagstaff residents and visitors enjoyed a long weekend, law enforcement and emergency responders were busy keeping up with an onslaught of accidents, drunk drivers, fights and parties. The Flagstaff Medical Center emergency room saw nearly 600 ...more »

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Sheriff Releases More Info On Fatal Deputy-Involved Pedestrian Accident
NorthEscambia.comSeptember 13, 2012

I believe and hope that it was truly an unavoidable accident. If the girls were in the road and breaking the law doesn't void that officer from paying attention and do his job and making them get out of the road. That's his job. But if he was like some ...more »

Accident highlights increasingly problematic scooter issues, law enforcement says
Southeast MissourianSeptember 13, 2012

Sgt. Kevin Orr, who heads the Cape Girardeau Police Department's traffic division, said the city has an "extremely large" number of scooters on the road right now. They also are involved in several accidents each year, he said. According to police ...more »

Law Enforcement, Victims' Families Urging Seatbelt Safety
NewsWest9.comSeptember 12, 2012

... killed in car accidents and they all had one thing in common. According to DPS, none of them were wearing a seatbelt. This weekend, one local organization is targeting teens and their families in a safe driving campaign. But victim's family members ...more »

NY judge strikes down terror law scholars fear
WISSeptember 12, 2012

A Lexington County woman is on a long road to recovery after she was seriously hurt in a sporting accident last month. Christina Woodcock was burned over 36 percent of her body in a mud racing accident.More >>. A Lexington County woman is on a long ...more »

Pavilion mother faces second felony DWI charge under Leandra's Law
The BatavianSeptember 12, 2012

Angela A. Kruse, 40, is again facing a felony DWI charge following a one-car rollover accident on Taylor Road in Covington on Sept. 8. Kruse allegedly had her five-year-old daughter in the vehicle. In late June, Kruse was arrested in Le Roy after State ...more »

Road Accident Fund deficit widens to R46bn
BDliveSeptember 12, 2012

RAF CEO Eugene Watson explained that the number of personal claims lodged had fallen substantially after amendments to the law that excluded a range of claims for non-serious injuries. The annual report also noted that the RAF's legal costs totalled R1 ...more »

Daniel Buckfire of Buckfire & Buckfire Personal Injury Lawyers to Speak at ...
Midland Daily NewsSeptember 12, 2012

Daniel Buckfire specializes in automobile negligence cases, as well as Michigan no-fault insurance claims, dram shop liability, and general personal injury accident cases. His adept knowledge of these areas of law has resulted in numerous significant ...more »

Common type of rail car has dangerous design flaw
News On 6September 12, 2012

Christian-oriented Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. has filed a federal lawsuit over a mandate in the health reform law that requires employers to provide coverage for the morning-after pill. ... The rail and chemical industries have committed to a safer design ...more »

The driving force behind the ACA
Seacoastonline.comSeptember 12, 2012

So, why is automobile insurance required? You might say: "Car insurance is needed to protect automobile owners from loss in the event of an accident." This is true, but it doesn't explain why insurance is mandatory. State law does not allow you to say ...more »

Fewer deaths since teen driver laws
Ct PostSeptember 11, 2012

A makeshift memorial with flowers and photographs sits in the spot where 16-year-old Jacqueline "JJ" Brice was killed in a car accident Thursday on Keeler Drive in Ridgefield. Photo taken Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. Photo: Carol Kaliff / CT. A makeshift ...more »

Al-Qaeda Leader Killed In Algerian Car Accident
Al-MonitorSeptember 11, 2012

It also comes 25 days after the security services arrested in Berriane in the Ghardaia province the group's senior authority in Islamic law, Nassib al-Tayed, who is known as Abu Ishaq al-Sufi. The group wanted to exchange Sufi for Touati, to exert ...more »

High Court rules on whether insurance claim is governed by English law
International Law OfficeSeptember 11, 2012

Pursuant to a direct right of action under French law, she brought a claim against the driver's insurers. Under the Private International Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1995, the general rule is that French law would apply to liability issues in ...more »

Speed cameras? Not so fast
Chicago TribuneSeptember 11, 2012

A quirk in Illinois traffic laws has complicated Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to pepper the city with speed cameras and slowed down bidding on a multimillion-dollar system scheduled to begin issuing $100 tickets by early next year. The problem: a 38-year ...more »

Celebrating Thousands of Lives Saved on the Road
OMB WatchSeptember 10, 2012

All of these kinds of injuries were reduced when rules under the Highway Safety Act and the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act required auto manufacturers to include safety features in the cars they make. Like the new fuel efficiency ...more »

Uber: When Innovation Outpaces The Law
Fast CompanySeptember 10, 2012

But when it comes to deciding who should pay if one of those cars gets in an accident, the law is still unclear. A federal law protects car rental and leasing companies from liability in the case of an accident, but what about an individual who has ...more »

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