Proving Negligence in Golf Cart-Pedestrian Collisions

Proving Negligence in Golf Cart-Pedestrian Collisions

Golf carts have become a popular mode of transportation at resorts, retirement communities, and even some college campuses. However, these low-speed vehicles can also pose risks, especially to pedestrians. When a collision occurs between a golf cart and a pedestrian, injured parties may consider filing a negligence lawsuit against the golf cart driver and potentially…

Tire Blowouts and Bus Rollovers: A Deadly Combination

Tire Blowouts and Bus Rollovers: A Deadly Combination

Buses are a critical form of transportation for many people across the country. Students rely on school buses to get to and from school each day, while others depend on public transportation buses to commute to work or run errands. Buses allow large groups of people to travel together efficiently and economically. However, buses also…

Overcrowding Accidents in Pools: Establishing Negligence During Special Events

Overcrowding Accidents in Pools: Establishing Negligence During Special Events

Swimming pools are a popular venue for parties, events, and gatherings during the summer months. However, when these pools become overcrowded, the risk of injury due to diving accidents, slips and falls, and general recklessness increases substantially. Pool owners and event organizers have a duty to keep their premises reasonably safe for guests. If they…

Electrical Shock Drowning: A Silent and Invisible Threat
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Electrical Shock Drowning: A Silent and Invisible Threat

Electrical shock drowning is a little-known hazard that exists in and around marinas, boat docks, houseboats, and some swimming pools. This electrocution danger claims multiple lives every year, though awareness remains dangerously low. By understanding the causes, subtle warning signs, and preventative safety measures, we can work to reduce these preventable deaths through vigilance and…

Multi-Vehicle Bus Accidents: Complex Crash Scenes and Liability

Multi-Vehicle Bus Accidents: Complex Crash Scenes and Liability

Bus accidents involving multiple vehicles often create complex crash scenes for investigators and raise questions surrounding liability. When a bus collision occurs, the sheer size and weight of the bus means the damage, injuries, and liability tends to be more pronounced compared to a regular passenger car incident. Crash Site Analysis is Key Crash investigators…

Golf Course Liability for Defective or Unmaintained Carts

Golf Course Liability for Defective or Unmaintained Carts

Golf carts are a convenient way for players to navigate courses during a round of golf. However, when golf carts are poorly maintained or have defects, they can cause injuries to unsuspecting golfers. Golf courses have a responsibility to proactively address maintenance and safety issues with their cart fleet. Failure to do so opens them…

Handling Wrongful Death Claims in Fatal Boating Accidents

Handling Wrongful Death Claims in Fatal Boating Accidents

Boating accidents, though seemingly harmless weekend pastimes, can easily turn fatal. In 2019 alone, there were about 4,168 recreational boating accidents in the U.S. which resulted in 613 deaths. When such devastating losses of life occur, grieving families often turn to wrongful death claims and lawsuits to find some accountability and recoup financial damages. Navigating…

Why Drunk Boating Can Lead to Fatal Accidents
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Why Drunk Boating Can Lead to Fatal Accidents

Operating a boat while intoxicated is extremely dangerous and can easily lead to fatal boating accidents. Drinking alcohol impairs judgment, reaction time, balance and coordination – all skills critical for safely navigating a boat. When someone chooses to boat while drunk, they put themselves, their passengers, and other people out on the water at tremendous…

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