FL v. Robert Hayes Trial Day 5 – Charge Conference




Quadriplegia in Personal Injury Cases

Quadriplegia refers to a spinal cord injury that results in paralysis of all four limbs – both legs and both arms. Sometimes also called tetraplegia, this is usually the result of injury to the cervical spine (neck).

How Does FMCSA Plan To Reduce Truck Driver Fatigue?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has proposed requiring all interstate commercial truck and bus companies to utilize Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) to help streamline the government and increase safety. Transportation Secretary, Anthony Foxx, said in a press release issued on March 31 by the FMCSA, that the “proposal will improve safety while helping businesses by cutting unnecessary paperwork.”

Crashworthiness and Personal Injury

Crashworthiness refers to the degree of a motor vehicle’s vulnerability during an accident. Crashworthiness research programs test vehicles to find out how prone they are to make passengers and drivers defenseless in the event of a crash. This research has helped to improve automobile and bus design for greater safety.

Florida Car Accidents: Seek Medical Help for Minor Injuries

Sometimes those car accident victims are out of luck due to the fact that they did not follow Florida’s strict rules and regulations regarding getting medical help after a car accident. The bottom line is if you are in a car accident in Florida and believe you may have sustained an injury you should see a doctor as soon as possible.

Seeking Compensation for a Motorcycle Accident in Florida

A motorcycle accident can lead to a range of injuries, from broken bones to paralysis. If an incident was caused through a negligent party, Florida law outlines that the responsible person can be held accountable through a civil lawsuit.

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