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Chuggington Traffic Safety Video

Think Safe, Ride Safe, Be Safe! – Traffic Safety Campaign Think Safe, Ride Safe, Be Safe! is a child transportation safety campaign from NHTSA and Ludorum, the producers of the Chuggington™television series. The campaign provides you tools to help your child walk and ride more safely. Traffic incidents continue to be a leading cause of injury […]

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Police Taser and beat deaf man unconscious as he tries to use sign language triggering lawsuit

Police in California needlessly tasered a deaf man to the ground and then beat him into unconsciousness, a new lawsuit claims. Jonathan Meister alleges officers discharged the electric charge into his body after mistaking his attempts to communicate via sign language as aggressive hand signals. He claims four cops arrived at his friend’s house in […]

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Boy dies from ratbite fever

The family of a 10-year-old boy who died last summer from ratbite fever is suing Petco Animal Supplies Inc. for selling them the pet rat. The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed Tuesday it ruled the June 12, 2013, death of the 10-year-old boy accidental. He died from streptobacillus moniliformis, more commonly known as ratbite […]

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Five Frequently Asked Questions in Personal Injury Cases

Do I have a case? One of the first questions that comes to mind after someone has been injured in an accident is, “do I have a case?”  In some cases, it can be difficult to determine right away who the at-fault party is and whether a third-party acted negligently or recklessly such that they […]

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Motor Vehicle Injuries

Every day thousands of people are hurt or killed in motor vehicle related accidents. The economic impact of motor vehicle accidents is also noteworthy. According to CDC statistics, the lifetime cost of crash-related deaths and injuries among drivers in 2005 was estimated at $70 billion. In the United States… ·         Every 16 minutes, someone dies […]

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sample complaint for MA motor vehicle accident

Despite all of the articles we post, sometimes I think it helps people to look at actual documents filed in real cases. Even as a lawyer, when I attend a seminar or research a particular topic, I always find myself looking for more. Hopefully, some of you will find this helpful. This is a fairly […]

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Motorcyclist Killed in Dartmouth Crash

Motorcyclist Killed in Dartmouth Crash It’s no secret that motorcyclists are especially vulnerable to potentially serious injuries or even death from accidents on our roads and highways even when they wear helmets. Motorcyclists share the road with cars, SUVs and tractor trailer trucks and when an accident happens, there is little to protect a motorcyclists […]

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Traffic Deaths on the Rise on US Roads

According to a preliminary estimate made by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, traffic fatalities in the U.S. increased 5.3 percent last year, jumping to 34,080 deaths. In 2011, traffic deaths had numbered 32,367. The increase had been somewhat expected, as motorists drove 0.3 percent more miles thanks to an improving economy in 2012, according […]

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Nightclub sued over alleged violation of PA “dram shop” laws

A horrific car crash on Interstate 95 last September can be traced to “shot girls” at a strip club in Philadelphia, according to a lawsuit filed against the club. According to the lawsuit, the plaintiff spent about four hours at the club the night of Sept. 6, 2012 before leaving in his car, the lawsuit […]

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Wilmington head-on crash leaves one dead, two injured

Wilmington, MA One person died Sunday evening in a head-on collision on Route 125 in Wilmington, near North Reading, State Police said. Firefighters from Wilmington and Andover arrived at the scene shortly after 8:30 p.m. to find one person dead in the two-car crash, State Police said in a statement. Two others were taken by […]

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