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Reality TV star pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter

A woman who used to be a reality TV star recently entered a guilty plea for her part in a fatal car accident. She was allegedly intoxicated at the time. She went to court earlier this month and put in that guilty plea for wrong-way driving, not obeying the signs on the highway and causing involuntary manslaughter.

Why parents can be the most dangerous drivers

We often have a stereotype image of what we believe dangerous drivers to be. Maybe it's a young teenager who takes too many risks, or perhaps it's a middle-aged drinker who drives under the the influence of alcohol. However, the people who we might least expect to be dangerous drivers can actually pose a danger.

The cause of a car accident is essential for compensation

Minor car accidents very frequently occur in the United States, and usually the process of making a claim through insurance is very simple. However, when a major incident occurs, things may not be as straightforward. More serious incidents can cause debilitating injuries, as well as mental trauma, and financial damages in the form of medical costs and car repairs can be significant.

Can faulty traffic signals be to blame for an accident?

When a car accident or incident takes place, there are countless factors at play that could have contributed to it. Therefore, unless there is an obvious factor such as reckless speeding or drunk driving, it can be difficult and subjective to decide who is liable.

Liability in accidents involving child cyclists

It is unfortunately most common for a bicycle accident to involve a child rather than an adult cyclist. Children are, of course, more physically vulnerable to head injuries and drivers have an increased level of duty when they are driving in close proximity to a child cyclist.