Drivers in West Virginia and residents across the nation are well aware that they not only share the road with other drivers but also, with pedestrians and bicyclists. When car accidents occur between a vehicle and a pedestrian, the damages and injuries can be gruesome. A vehicle weighs significantly more than a person, and the amount of impact does not need to be much to cause serious injuries to a pedestrian. This is why it is important to be attentive, follow posted speed limits and look both ways at an intersection or crosswalk.
Inattentive driving and speeding are huge concerns for the West Virginia State Police and officers all over the nation. Better control of these factors could lower the risk of a motorcycle accident on the road. Motorcycle accidents can often result in catastrophic injuries or fatalities. For instance, when a bike is up against a semi-truck, it can almost be certain that the motorcycle driver will sustain injuries.
NFL players, like other employees in West Virginia and across the country, may have a right to seek workers' compensation if they get injured on the job. However, retired defensive end Vaughn Booker recently discovered that not all states administer the same type of workers' compensation program, and the terms of your employment agreement may impose further restrictions on that process.
Litigation has become commonplace in American culture. It's hard to go a single day without hearing about a new lawsuit in the media. Amidst this news flurry, it may be easy to forget that the legal system has accomplished many positive reforms, including a better, safer workplace for many Americans.