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November 2015 Archives

What causations are behind car accidents according to NHTSA?

If automobile collisions are understood better, does that make them more preventable? The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration thinks so. That's why they compiled research about car crashes in order to report findings to Congress in 2008. The NHTSA was able to determine the type of car accidents that were occurring in a sample size taken between 2005 and 2007.

Seek local and knowledgeable help for medical malpractice claims

There are so many expectations that patients of medical care have of their medical providers. Most are surrounded around level of care, knowledge and expertise of their practitioners and reliability of the hospital and nursing staff. A patient relies on medical practitioners to accurately and thoughtfully care for whatever ailment is bothering them. When any of these expectations are not met, it raises questions of medical malpractice.

GM can be accountable for punitive damages in ignition deaths

As most New Jersey residents are aware, General Motors or GM was once one of the largest and most successful car manufacturers in the United States. When the economy went belly up roughly 5 to 6 years ago, the government subsidized GM in order to keep the company alive. Despite their financial issues, GM has also had issues of products liability defects in their vehicles. An ignition switch malfunction has been linked to the deaths of at least 169 people and injured countless others.

Common injuries sustained in car accidents

Everyone has heard the horror stories of car accidents and their corresponding injuries. But many Camden County residents are wondering, what are common injuries sustained due to a car accident? Some Camden County residents understand all too well due to personal experience. Of the 5.6 million car accidents reported nationally in 2012, 1.6 million accidents resulted in injuries to one or more drivers or passengers.