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April 2016 Archives

Recall of 133,000 off-road vehicles announced

Dangerous and defective products can inflict great harm on consumers who use them. Polaris recently agreed to recall 133,000 recreational vehicles intended for off-highway use. Greater than 100 of the off-road vehicles have unexpectedly caught on fire, which has resulted in the death of at least one rider and injured others. An analysis of recalls announced by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reveals that this recall is one of the largest ever for off-road vehicles.

Understanding how a wrongful death claim works

Wrongful death claims can be challenging for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that each involves the loss of a family member or loved one. A wrongful death lawsuit arises when the family of a lost loved one brings a claim for damages against the negligent party responsible for the wrongful death of their loved one. Fatal accidents are one of a number of different circumstances that result in a wrongful death that may lead to a wrongful death claim.

How long do I have to bring a personal injury action for damages?

If you have been injured in a car accident, you probably have a number of concerns to think about. One of the important concerns may be how long you have to bring a claim for the damages you have unexpectedly suffered following a car accident. The amount of time you have to bring a claim is determined by the statute of limitations.

Distracted Driving Awareness Month offers solutions to help

Roanoke authorities are focusing on educating the community on the dangers of distracted driving during Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April. During 2014, there were 3,100 distracted driving-related deaths throughout the country, and 431,000 victims were injured in distracted driving-related car accidents.

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