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Grocery store may face premises liability claims for safety violations

Slips and falls can happen on any  property. Although a serious fall can result from a simple misstep, there are occasions when a person’s injuries are the result of a preventable condition on a given property. When a  resident suffers personal injuries due to a land or business owner’s negligence then a premises liability lawsuit may be warranted. An experienced  personal injury attorney in southern California can file a premises liability lawsuit to hold a negligent property owner responsible for injuries resulting…

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How to prevent a dog attack on Halloween

In our last post we discussed several ways that trick-or-treaters can avoid being involved in a Halloween pedestrian accident. Halloween is the most dangerous time of the year for Ohio fatal pedestrian accidents and parents should remain focus on their children’s safety during the trick-or-treating experience. Dog bites are another safety concern that many parents overlook on Halloween. Halloween can be a particularly stressful time for household pets and children may be at an increased risk for personal injuries as a…

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Son sues over father’s death in ill-fated test drive

When you’re shopping for a vehicle and go for a test drive, it probably wouldn’t occur to you to ask the car salesperson if he’s been drinking. Sadly, one Pennsylvania salesman had alcohol and marijuana in his system when he took a father and son for a test drive in December 2010. The father died in the accident, and now his son has filed a wrongful death lawsuit and a criminal defense attorney. According to Philly.com, the salesman was drunk…

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Driver Accused Of Dui After Passenger Tossed From Vehicle

A Washington man was apparently injured after being thrown from the vehicle that he was riding in. Although, sadly, this may not appear uncommon for certain accidents, the circumstances surrounding the man’s injury were perhaps anything but ordinary. Additionally, the driver of the vehicle was also arrested and charged with DUI. After being notified of a possible injured passenger, police showed up to the scene shortly after 11 p.m. Police reported that they located a man who was unconscious and…

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Man on Bond Causes Brutal Crash

A Louisiana man accused of murder in Pointe Coupee Parish and free on $250,000 bond crashed into a Ascension Parish Sheriff’s vehicle last Sunday in Gonzales. According to reports, Larry Snyder rear ended an unmarked Sheriff’s vehicle around 9:44 p.m. on Cornerview Road and drove away after the Pittsburgh truck wreck. After the crash, deputies chased Snyder for half a mile before finally giving himself up to authorities. Police booked Snyder on charges of hit and run driving, second DWI, improper…

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Survey: Alcohol Dui Is Down But Drugged Driving Is On The Rise

While drunk driving is known to be a common problem, it is difficult to measure or accurately predict how prevalent the behavior is. Advocacy groups often pull statistics on alcohol-related crashes and drunk-driving arrest rates, but these data do not definitively reveal how many motorists are driving under the influence on U.S. roads and highways. Government regulators like the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also try to gather drunk driving statistics, but they do so in a unique way. Every…

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Wisconsin Family Files Wrongful Death Suit Against Janesville Man

The family of a Janesville man that was recently shot to death has filed a Oregon wrongful death lawsuit against one of the suspects in their son’s case. Richard Hall, also of Janesville, is being sued by the family of Sam Aegerter, who was killed when James Humphrey rode by Aegerter on a motorcycle and shot him to death. Hall was a passenger on the bike at the time of the homicide. The homicide occurred after a confrontation at the five points intersection between…

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