The duty of care requires drivers to avoid accidents whenever possible, even if another driver pulls out in front of them and slows down. That’s why the “swoop and squat” insurance fraud is so prevalent. In these rear-end collisions, insurance company adjusters often don’t look at the facts too closely. They just raise the driver’s rates and move one.
There is evidence that Sanofli knew about the contamination problem but did nothing to warn consumers about the elevated risk. Failure to warn of a known, probable risk is an independent basis for a legal claim.
When microscopic toxic particles enter the body, they cause cells to multiply rapidly and uncontrollably. These toxic particles could come from pretty much anywhere, such as a railroad car or railroad yard. The resulting illness is especially serious if the person has a family history of cancer.
It’s very easy to focus exclusively on the gruesome physical wounds that an animal attack causes, especially if, as is often the case, the victim was a small child. But there are other wounds which might be even deeper.
In the 1980s, largely in response to a vocal advocacy group, Kentucky and other states launched a decades-long crackdown against drunk drivers. Utah was the first state to lower its BAC limit from .10 to .08. Utah was also the first state to lower its BAC limit to .05, a move that New York and several other states are also considering.
Driving while sleepy is usually legal in most states. So is driving while using a hands-free device. Reckless driving laws could technically apply to these situations. But police officers hardly ever issue such citations in these contexts.
Anyone can sustain a serious fall at any time. However, older adults are more susceptible to these injuries.
Some products, like dangerous infant sleepers, were hazardous when they were on the drawing board. Other products begin life fine. But a manufacturing error occurs.
Most professionals, including doctors, have a fiduciary duty. That’s because patients, with the notable exception of people like Ms. Pérez, depend entirely on doctors for all their healthcare needs. Therefore, doctors must set aside all other concerns, especially things like making money, and focus exclusively on their patients’ well-being.
“Texting” usually includes sending or viewing any email, text, social media post, or other text-based message.