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January 2018 Archives

Road defects could lead to a serious crash

Getting hurt on the road isn't anyone's idea of a good day, but it's bound to happen to many each day. One of the problems you could run into is damaged or faulty roads. For instance, if you reported deepening potholes on the highway on the way to your workplace and never saw them repaired before your crash, it could be that the authorities in charge of taking care of the roads could be held accountable for your accident.

Intra-family torts protect you against accidents caused by family

It's bad enough to be involved in a car crash, but it's worse when the crash involves another member of your family. Maybe your spouse wrecked into you or your child hit your vehicle; whatever the case is, you're left in a difficult position.

Alaska Airlines faces lawsuit for woman's death

Alaska Airlines has found itself the center of a lawsuit after a woman died while leaving the airline's terminal. According to the news from Jan. 1, a woman died after falling from an escalator at Portland International Airport. The 75-year-old woman had been traveling with Alaska Airlines and was supposed to receive wheelchair assistance when she landed in Portland.

What should new recreational vehicle drivers know?

Driving a recreational vehicle (RV) for the first time is a lot of fun, but it's also different from being behind the wheel of any other vehicle. RVs are substantially bigger than other personal vehicles, so they can take time to get used to.

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