Law Offices of Steven K. Brown
Attorney At Law
Personal Injury Newsletter
MOTOR VEHICLE RULES
 
Rules regarding the operation of motor vehicles on a state's highways are generally set forth in the state's vehicle code or transportation code. These rules often determine whether a defendant is liable for a motor vehicle accident. More...
 
Nominal Damages
 
If an injured party is harmed or has property that is damaged by the intentional or negligent conduct of a defendant, he may bring an action to recover damages. Sometimes, the injured party recovers a verdict but only nominal, or minimal, damages. More...
 
Torts in Snow Sports
 
Injuries are common in snow sports because of the dangerous nature of the sports. Under certain circumstances, an injured party may be able to recover for his injuries caused by improperly maintained conditions or equipment.More...
 
THE FEDERAL EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY ACT
 
The Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA) is an act that deals with a railroad carrier's liability to its employees for industrial accidents. If the carrier is engaged in interstate or foreign commerce, the carrier will be liable for its employees' injuries or death. However, the carrier is only liable for injuries or death that result from the negligence of the carrier's officers, agents, or employees or from a defect in the carrier's cars, engines, tracks, or machinery. More...
 
RULES REGARDING UNUSUAL DRIVING CONDITIONS
 
When the weather or other conditions affect a driver's view of a highway or roadway, the driver has a duty to act with reasonable care under the circumstances. In other words, the driver is required to act with the same degree of care that a reasonable person would have acted under the circumstances.More...
 
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