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Back to the Basics: Car Accident Injuries

From a full-on collision to a mere bump in the bumper, drivers and passengers alike can suffer serious injuries in car accidents. Many involved in accidents, however, may not feel or notice a particular injury, either because it is not as apparent, or the adrenaline from the scare of an accident is so high that they do not realize the injury exists. It may only be later that symptoms begin to manifest themselves, or that the person notices these symptoms.

Back to the Basics: Who Is At Fault In a Car Accident?

The task of assigning fault to someone involved in a car accident can be a very difficult and complicated one. That is particularly where more than simply two people are involved. The ultimate determination, much as is the case in personal injury claims, hinges on the negligence of those involved. Negligence is a measure of the lack of care on the part of drivers in the operation of their vehicles and obeying traffic laws.

Q and A on Dog Bite Attacks

If you or a loved one have been bitten by a dog, treat the area immediately. Consider seeking medical treatment and calling the authorities if the bite is more serious than just a breaking of the skin. If you have serious dog bite injuries, you may need to contact a dog bite attorney to review your situation and determine if you may have a dog bite lawsuit.

Car Seat Back Collapse in Personal Injury Lawsuits

Faulty seat backs can result in serious vehicle accident injuries. Especially vulnerable to rear-end collisions, front seat backs can collapse, causing injury to both front and back seat passengers. When seats fall backward, leaving passengers prone, the passengers can slide out from under the safety belt toward the back of the vehicle or be ejected entirely from the car.

Door Latch Defects and Personal Injury

Door latch defects frequently cause injuries during car accidents. These defects result in a type of personal injury lawsuit called “product liability,” which means that the manufacturer of the car and perhaps the manufacturer of the door latch (if different from the car manufacturer) would be considered liable for the injuries incurred.

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