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Surprisingly, Some Commercial Drivers Abuse Substances While On The Job

All commercial truck drivers must be screened to determine if they are engaging in drug use. Despite drug screenings being an essential part of maintaining employment as a commercial truck driver, many commercial truck drivers fail to pass these tests. Also, some commercial truck companies may fail to screen their drivers, and this can often lead to intoxicated driver

You Might Not Be At Fault For Your Accident After A Medical Emergency

Unfortunately, when driving, you may have a sudden medical emergency that causes you to lose consciousness. This event may lead you to crash your car and possibly injure another party. However, you may be able to use the medical emergency as a defense if the other party seeks compensation for their injuries. The Timing of the Medical Emergency Whether or not you can u

The 3 Types of Damages Awarded in Injury Cases

The goal of nearly every personal injury case is for the claimant or plaintiff to receive damages. Personal injury attorneys help their clients pursue three types of damages, and it's important to understand what they are and why they might be awarded. 1. Compensatory Damages Yes, it might seem a little odd to call a type of damages compensatory given that all of the

Why You May Be Entitled To Compensation After A Violent Assault

There are several factors that can increase your likelihood of being the victim of a violent crime, according to Leonard Adam Sipes, Jr., Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice's clearinghouse. Drug and alcohol use increases your risk of being victimized as well as being by yourself. While there may be some steps you can

Don't Let A Road Rage Incident Leave You With Unpaid Medical Bills

Motorists often confuse aggressive driving, which includes tailgating and speeding, with road rage. The latter is a much more extreme driving behavior and affects four out of five drivers. If you had an accident after a road rage incident, you may need to contact an auto accident attorney. What Is Road Rage? Drivers often experience road rage due to stress and may hav