Proving negligence is an essential component of filing a successful personal injury claim—most of the time. If you were hurt at the hands of someone else, whether directly or indirectly, and your case involves strict liability, though, you are the exception, and negligence is essentially irrelevant when it comes securing compensation for the damages you have incurred.
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According to KWWL, police have finally caught up with the woman suspected of leaving the scene of a fatal collision. The accident in question occurred on October 1, when a passenger vehicle failed to yield while making a left turn at 20th Avenue Southwest and C Street in Cedar Rapids and ended up striking a motorcycle.
If you file a claim after getting hurt in an accident that was not your fault, a seasoned injury lawyer will be able to handle most of the legal proceedings on your behalf so you can focus on your health. There is one procedure that you must take part in, though, and that is the deposition.
Everyone knows that life is unpredictable, but that doesn’t make it any easier to cope with an unanticipated loss. Losing a loved one in a preventable accident is one of the most traumatic experiences that anyone can have.
According to KCRG-TV9, the motorist who caused a fatal hit and run accident remains at large, and the grieving family is desperate to find the guilty party so they can have some sense of closure—and to prevent anyone else from suffering the same tragic fate. The collision happened on the first of the month, although the victim, a 63-year-old man, did not die until October 17.
Losing a loved one to a drunk driving collision is incredibly devastating because not only is the death unanticipated, but it is also entirely preventable. Sadly, hundreds of families have had to cope with this kind of loss across the state of Iowa in the past decade.