Attorneys for Porsche say that "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker knew and assumed the risks of riding in a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT and conducted himself in a manner that led to his fiery death in a car crash two years ago. Walker was sitting in the passenger seat of his friends Porsche on Nov. 30, 2013 when they crashed. At the time of the accident they were doing in excess of 90 mph before slamming into some trees and a concrete street light.
'Tis the season of holiday parties, get-togethers, and shopping. But is it also the season for accidents and injuries?
If you've recently been injured due to the negligence shown by a third party in a car accident or otherwise, you can file a personal injury claim to recover the damages you sustained. This can be in the form of loss of earnings, medical expenses, and the severity of the injuries themselves. However, to ensure you personal injury claim is a success, you may need a few pointers to avoid making mistakes. The following are five tips for making a personal injury claim.
As personal injury attorneys we are the first to remind you in any way possible to leave your cell phone alone at all times while you are driving. No matter what you have going on it can wait. Worse yet, if you have teens or pre-teens in the car and you are using your cell phone you are unintentionally telling them that driving while using the phone is acceptable at certain times while the reality is the exact opposite. With that being said when should you use your phone in relation to your car?
There is an alarming new trend among drivers that is putting other motorists at risk: Taking selfies while driving.
The next time you're at a stop light look around at the drivers next to you. How many of these other drivers have ear buds in each ear, most likely listening to music and shutting off the rest of the world from theirs? How many of these drivers are shutting off the sound of an approaching emergency vehicle or something even worse?