DUI Accidents

By on Feb 26, 2017 in Car Accidents | 0 comments

Alcohol and drugs have negative effects on the body, making their users more vulnerable to traffic accidents. The worst cases of these accidents involve innocent parties, such as passengers, other car drivers, pedestrians, and bystanders. Effects on Body Alcohol and drugs can impair their users, compromising their driving skills and other faculties. The following are the most common effects on the body: Drowsiness Limited comprehension skills Limited reaction time Poor body coordination Poor judgment on the road Tendency to be reckless Vision problems Injuries in Accidents Many DUI accidents involve high speed, because DUI drivers have the tendency to be reckless. For this reason, many DUI accidents result into bodily injury. The following are the most common injuries one can sustain: Head injury: Facial disfigurement and brain trauma are common among DUI accidents, as heads can hit...

Product Liability Law

By on Feb 21, 2017 in Product Liability | 0 comments

Product liability is the area of the law which holds manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, sellers and all who play role in the distribution of products to the public, liable for the harm these products cause consumers. America’s buying public welcomes this law due to its effectivity in upholding their protection as consumers. Its primary intent is to protect consumers and bring to an end the thousands of injuries that dangerous and defective products cause every year. The Bureau of Consumer Protection of the Federal Trade Commission is the specific branch of government which makes sure that consumers get exactly what they pay for and not end up taking home a defective or dangerous product instead. Besides this, the bureau also works to stop fraudulent, deceptive and unjust business practices by: formulating and implementing fair marketplace rules; accepting consumer complaints and...