There are more people out on the water than ever before.
With more boaters comes more opportunities for boats and other watercraft to collide with one another. In the event of a boating accident, how is liability most often determined? In this article, we are going to cover boating accidents, and how liability is determined to help keep your summer on the water as safe and enjoyable as possible.
Getting in a commercial trucking accident can be devastating to those affected. Most of the time, they are catastrophic and change a person's life drastically. Commercial trucks are massive and can cause a lot of damage, including injuries, property losses, and even loss of life. And the thought of pursuing a trucking accident settlement after the fact can be intimidating, to say the least. Large trucking companies tend to have seemingly endless financial resources and tough lawyers in their pockets.
While cyclists can sustain worse injuries in an accident involving a motor vehicle, that doesn't necessarily mean that the driver is always at fault. So much depends on the road, the rules, and the context of the accident. Here are some things to know when it comes to liability in car versus bicycle accidents.
Buses are a chosen mode of transportation for many Chicago commuters. Unfortunately, these heavy vehicles can cause serious injuries to passengers and other vehicles on the road. There are various causes of bus accidents and many injuries that can result ranging from scratches to severe bodily trauma, and sometimes even death.
Ridesharing companies such as Uber and Lyft are quickly becoming the favored transportation option over taxis in population-dense cities like Chicago. In July 2017, it was reported that Uber was a more popular choice over taxis in New York City, with an average of 289,000 Uber rides per day compared to taxis 277,000 rides per day. And from 2016 to 2017, ridesharing trips increased by 37%. Since then, they've continued to rise in popularity.