Supreme Court struggles with accident victims’ lawsuits against Ford Motor Co.

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The Supreme Court began its new term Monday with a remembrance of “a dear friend and a treasured colleague,” the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. (Oct. 5)

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WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court has for decades limited access to the nation’s courthouse doors. On Wednesday, it came face to face with one of the consequences.

Ford Motor Co. came before the justices contending that accident victims in Minnesota and Montana cannot sue for damages in their home states because the cars were not sold there originally. The company had most of the high court’s precedents on its side.

That predicament didn’t sit well with several justices on both sides of the ideological aisle. Why, they asked, shouldn’t a Minnesota man who suffered brain damage due to an inoperable airbag and the relatives of a Montana woman who died in a rollover accident be able to sue where they

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Battlefield High School Teaching Assistant Dies In Car Accident

HAYMARKET, VA — A teaching assistant at Battlefield High School in Haymarket died in a car accident Friday night. Drew Roadarmel, a 2015 Battlefield High School graduate, was studying to become a teacher, following in her parents’ footsteps.

“She has been an outstanding teaching assistant and was wonderful for our staff and students,” Battlefield High School principal Ryan Ferrera said in an email Saturday to the high school community.

Roadarmel received her master’s degree in special education and teaching from George Mason University this year, according to her LinkedIn page.

One of Roadarmel’s younger brothers is also a Battlefield High School graduate and the other is a senior at the school. Her cousin is a first-year teacher in the school’s science department. Her father is an assistant principal at Battlefield and her mother is a teacher at Bull Run Middle School.

“We will have a difficult time as we grieve

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Common mistakes Made after a car accident

An auto accident can result in painful injuries, some of which might be permanent. Fortunately, you can file an insurance claim, and may even have grounds to bring a car accident lawsuit to help offset costs like medical bills, lost wages, and your pain and suffering. Yet, the decisions and steps you take in the minutes, hours, and days after your auto accident can impact your eligibility for compensation or decrease the value of your claim.

Avoid these common mistakes after a car accident.

1. Not Calling Law Enforcement to the Scene of the Accident

Some accident victims do not call the police to respond to an accident. Sometimes they figure their car is still drivable, or the damage is so minor, why even bother? Unfortunately, New Jersey law requires you to report any traffic accident that involves extensive property damage over $500, bodily injury, or

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Former UW tailback James White learns his father had died in an automobile accident and his mother is in critical condition

MADISON – Tragedy struck the family of former Wisconsin running back James White on Sunday.



a football player holding a bat on a field: New England Patriots running back James White, a former Wisconsin Badger, runs the ball against the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium Sept. 13, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. White learned his parents were in a traffic accident Sunday.


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New England Patriots running back James White, a former Wisconsin Badger, runs the ball against the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium Sept. 13, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. White learned his parents were in a traffic accident Sunday.

According to multiple reports, White’s parents were involved in an automobile accident in Cooper City, Florida, a few miles southwest of Fort Lauderdale.

His father, Tyrone, was killed. His mother, Lisa, was in critical condition.

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White, a Fort Lauderdale native, is in his seventh season with the New England Patriots. He was held out of the Patriots’ road game Sunday night against the Seattle Seahawks.

Tyrone White, 59, was a captain with the Miami-Dade Police Department.

According to reports: Patriots owner Robert Kraft, after

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Ex-Badgers tailback James White loses father in accident; mother hurt

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MADISON – Tragedy struck the family of former Wisconsin running back James White on Sunday.

According to multiple reports, White’s parents were involved in an automobile accident. His father, Tyrone, was killed. His mother, Lisa, was in critical condition.

White, from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is in his seventh season with the

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Accident Lawyers and Auto Accidents

Accident lawyers deal with a number of cases that stem from auto accidents to accidents on the job. Auto accident lawyers defend their clients rights and must know a plethora of laws that protect people, such as workmans compensation rights. Lawyers can work with insurance companies, to ensure claims are processed properly and to guarantee the victim gets all benefits they are owed.

Accident lawyers, specifically car lawyers, take care to provide the best service to the victim. Whether the person suffered from a dog bite or was struck in an auto accident, accident lawyers are on the side of the victim. Accidents occur every day and everywhere, and accident lawyers must be prepared to handle large caseloads. There are a number of people that get involved in accidents and do not seek the help of a lawyer, but it is probably best to do so in order to ensure … Read More

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Top Reasons Why You Need to Hire an Auto Accident Lawyer

Being in a car accident can be a frightening and devastating experience. Whether your injuries are minor or major, the trauma and anguish of going through such an event can be paralyzing. No matter what, it is essential that you have legal counsel at your aid in the event of a car accident. Otherwise, you risk losing your rights and being taken advantage of by insurance companies and other parties involved in the accident.

As an injured person in a car accident, you are the victim of the carelessness of another person or of circumstances beyond your control, and you don’t really want to be one again. If you don’t seek qualified legal assistance this could be a real possibility. When you are involved in a car accident and don’t hire a lawyer, you can become a puppet of the underhand tactics of insurance companies and others.

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Affordable Car Accident Lawyers

Car accidents often lead to serious injuries. Majority of car accidents are caused by carelessness and unruliness of drivers. Some may also occur due to intoxication or drug-influenced operation of cars. Poorly designed roads and inappropriate traffic signals combined with defective vehicles or tires may also cause accidents. In order to compensate for damages incurred, charging a lawsuit against the negligent driver may be required. Similarly in the case of an accident a person may also be required to defend himself against a lawsuit. Judicial proceedings regarding the same tend to be extremely complicated and lengthy. As such, enlisting the services of a lawyer proves to be important. Laws relating to car accidents tend to be varied and complex.

Lawyers dealing exclusively in car accidents have a great deal of knowledge about the various legal aspects, which affect a case of car accident. They are familiar with the proceedings and … Read More

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Know How a Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer Handles Compensation Claims

Anyone who gets injured in a motor vehicle accident should hire an attorney to help them with their compensation claim. You might wonder why this is necessary. Often the injury happens due to the carelessness of someone else.

When such a situation arises, there could be many kinds of financial losses which the victim and his or her family might incur. He/she will have to deal with medical bills, or other expenses such as the cost of a chiropractor or physiotherapist. They may even have lost wages due to the injury.

In extreme cases such as death, the victim’s family may find themselves facing a devastating financial situation. In order to help alleviate some of these difficulties, a Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer can often assist the victim and their family.

Hiring a motor vehicle accident lawyer soon after an accident is very important as injuries may require extensive rehabilitation. A … Read More

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In A Recent Auto Accident? How A Chiropractor Can Help Your Injuries

Automobile accidents can be terrifying and very stressful. While a majority of people survive auto accidents, they may have to deal with physical injury, along with the stress that follows an accident. Visiting your chiropractor is one of the first things that you should do.

A chiropractor is a healthcare professional who specializes in automobile accident related injuries. They have extensive experience with automobile and soft tissue injuries.

One commonality we have found with people who have been in automobile accidents, is that the symptoms and pain may not be immediate. In some cases, you may not feel any pain until days or weeks after the accident. For this reason, after a car accident it is imperative that you are examined by a Chiropractor as soon as possible. If you wait too long, you may end up with a more severe injury and more pain.

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