If the negligence of one party results in the death of another, the family of the victim may file a wrongful death claim. Typically, their goal is to gain compensation for various expenses such as medical bills or funeral costs as well as pain and suffering.
The typical method of resolving a dispute in the insurance community would be litigation. However, for folks looking for an alternative to litigation, arbitration has become quite common. Why is this and what are the potential benefits of pursuing arbitration?
This is the second in a series that is looking at the different types of defense tactics a property owner and their insurance defense team may use while battling a premises liability case. In the first post, we discussed the assumed risk defense. Now, we will examine contributory negligence.
This series will dive into different defense tactics that property owners and their insurance defense team may be able to use during premises liability cases. First up is the assumed risk defense.
When automakers starting testing self-driving vehicles, New York was the only state with a law that potentially restricted the technology. According to Consumer Reports, there is a state restriction which stipulates NY drivers must have one hand on the wheel while the vehicle is moving.