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Huge Spike in Drivers Running Red Lights Over the Past Decade

In a recent study, AAA found that intersection fatalities caused by drivers running red lights is at a 10-year high. According to the latest figures, a deadly intersection crash happens every twelve hours across the country. This means that two people die per day in the U.S. due to drivers running red lights. Sadly, passengers … Read More

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Is It Safe for Uber to Restart Autonomous Vehicle Testing?

In March 2018, a woman crossing the street in Tempe, Arizona was fatally struck by a Volvo SUV. That SUV was an Uber self-driving test vehicle, and the collision set off a wave of safety concerns. Uber halted its self-driving vehicle program, and other manufacturers pulled back on their plans. Eight months later, Uber says … Read More

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How Common Are Amusement Park Accidents?

In 2016, a 10-year-old boy was decapitated while riding the “world’s tallest waterslide” at a Schlitterbahn in Kansas City. Recent court documents suggest company executives lacked the necessary expertise to design the waterslide and rushed its construction. In addition to the one death, 13 people reportedly suffered injuries while using the waterslide. Unfortunately, this story … Read More

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Is an Employer Responsible for the Behavior of a Drug Addicted Employee?

Here in the state of Connecticut, almost every employer is required to have workers’ compensation insurance. This is required by the Connecticut Workers Compensation Act, which also grants a no-fault process for employees and employers. This process often prevents employees from suing employers for pain and suffering, but there are some cases that that are … Read More

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