Dogs are known to be man’s best friend. Aside from our friends and family, they are considered our closest companion that lifts our spirits and keeps us physically fit. Unfortunately, dogs have a propensity to bite or attack, resulting in serious injury and pain.
Drivers and pedestrians alike are obligated to follow the rules of the road, as well as keep themselves and others around them safe. Unfortunately, many pedestrian accidents, injuries, and deaths involve collisions with motor vehicles.
Virtually all personal injury claims and lawsuits are centered on one principle: negligence. The legal dictionary at Law.com defines this term as “Failure to exercise the care toward others which a reasonable or prudent person would do in the circumstances, or taking action which such a reasonable person would not.”
Tragedy struck in Chattanooga, Tennessee this week when a school bus accident killed at least six children and injured several more. Authorities say the bus was likely traveling well over the speed limit, making it one of the primary causes for the crash.
It’s no secret that online shopping has become one of the biggest influences on the shipping and delivery business. The US Postal Service reports that business from internet-based retailers continues to explode, shipping 1.2 billion more packages in 2015 than they did just four years previously.