• What Happens to Your Body in a High-Speed Car Crash

      There are many differences between car accidents that occur at low speeds versus high speeds. When collisions occur at relatively low speeds, 35 mph or less, the risk of serious or catastrophic injuries are limited. But, in high-speed crashes, every part of your body goes through a significant trauma, and the risk of serious injuries, catastrophic injuries, and fatalities are extremely high.

      Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 3 readers -
    • Seatbelt Issues in a Car Accident Claim

      If you are involved in a car accident that is caused by the other driver, the negligent party should be held liable. But, even if you didn’t cause the accident, you could be held in violation if you weren’t wearing your seatbelt at the time. Seatbelt issues have the potential to keep you from recovering damages from a car accident claim.

      Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 3 readers -
    • Answers to Frequent Questions about CHP

      Considering Combined Heat and Power (CHP) to save money, enhance reliability, and benefit the environment? The EPA CHP Partnership and Prince Law Offices can help. What is CHP? Typically, nearly two-thirds of the energy used to generate electricity is wasted in the form of heat discharged to the atmosphere. Additional energy is wasted during the distribution of electricity to end users.

      Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 3 readers -
  • Why do Motorcyclists have a Higher Risk of Accident?

    Traditional drivers of motor vehicles are protected by two tons of steel, seat belts, airbags, and a motor vehicle tested and designed to absorb the force of an impact. It’s not difficult to understand, therefore, why a motorcyclist would be at a greater risk of injury after an accident when compared to the driver of a car.

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 2 readers -
  • Philadelphia Energy Solutions Files Chapter 11

    The largest oil refinery on the East Coast has filed for bankruptcy. Philadelphia Energy Solutions LLC is the owner of the biggest oil refinery that serves the New York Harbor diesel and gasoline market. The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Sunday, January 21. The bankruptcy petition listed its debt between $1 billion and $10 billion.

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  • SJC Clarifies Ch. 21E Property Damage Statute of Limitations

    On January 19th, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) ruled in favor of Grand Manor Condominium unit owners in their long battle with the City of Lowell to recover their loss in property value as a result of contamination caused by the city’s operation of a landfill in the 1940s and 1950s on the property where the Condominium was built.

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  • Tesla Unveils Electric Semi-Truck

    Over the years, the trucking industry has made incredible advancements that improve transportation efficiency and safety. In fact, Tesla recently announced one of the most exciting advancements possible for commercial trucking: electric semi-trucks. In November, Tesla’s CEO unveiled the company’s plan to build electric semi-trucks, which could dramatically change the nature of U.S. commerce.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 7 readers -
  • QUICK NOTE: NOTICE OF CONTEST OF CLAIM AGAINST PAYMENT BOND

    On private jobs where the general contractor has an unconditional payment bond, subcontractors, sub-subcontractors and suppliers need to serve a notice of nonpayment to preserve payment bond rights. Just like an owner can record a Notice of Contest of Lien to shorten a lienor’s statute of limitations to foreclose the lien to 60 days, a general contractor can record a Notic ...

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 8 readers -
  • Do Red Light Cameras Reduce Traffic Accidents?

    Red Light Cameras – Good or Bad Red light cameras have never been popular in the United States. Nobody likes to get a ticket in the mail for driving through an intersection when the light was yellow. There is something about red light cameras that intuitively seems unfair. The cameras are seen by many as a means of generating revenue.

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