We've all been hurt in accidents, even if the results are minor. But the emotional and financial consequences of injuries caused by others can be far harder to deal with and resolve. Some of the most serious injuries may even warrant a lawsuit for financial compensation.
Products available to the American public involve a certain amount of public trust. Companies must provide reasonably safe products that are marketed for safe purposes. When companies fail to provide these products to customers, victims of deception or manufacturing errors may have no option beyond a lawsuit to claim financial damages.
Transportation is not an easy industry. The nonstop lifestyle of trucking, flying or piloting goods and people can take a toll on the truckers, aviators and ship crews of California and elsewhere. This is why every type of transport, as well as their operators, have strict guidelines when it comes to safety.
According to statistics from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, 10 percent of the car crash fatalities reported in the U.S. in 2016 occurred in California.
If someone is looking for news stories about injuries or deaths in California, he or she would notice that nearly all of them include the word "accident." Most injuries happen by accident, and it's easy to feel down on ourselves if we caused our own problems. But there are few problems harder to deal with than the ones visited on us by other people's mistakes.
If you have been injured in a car accident in the state of California, it is likely that you will want to make an insurance claim in order to recoup damages. Understanding what you are entitled to can be difficult to do. This is why it is important that you understand how accident laws work in the state of California.
It's a new year in California, and that is bringing some new laws. After another year including stories of people injured or killed on the road, one law is trying to make it harder for some drivers who have shown some lack of responsibility.