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IL injury lawyerDogs can be man’s best friend, but they can also pose a danger. According to the American Medical Veterinary Association, more than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year. Out of those, nearly 800,000 people sustained injuries so serious they had to seek medical attention. Dog bites can cause damage to nerves, blood vessels, muscles, and bones, but they can also cause serious infections, such as rabies, tetanus, MRSA and others. Understanding warning signs that a dog might bite and what to do if you are bitten can help you protect yourself from dangerous injuries.

Reading Dog Body Language

According to the Humane Society of the United States, knowing the body language that a dog is exhibiting can help prevent dog bites. Dogs have a different way of showing their emotions than people do, but they do have a predictable pattern of behaviors. These are some signs that a dog is distressed and you should keep your distance:

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California accident attorneyA car accident is never a pleasant experience, but dealing with the legal and financial aftermath of a crash will often just make things worse. As you receive treatment for your injuries, arrange repairs for your vehicle, file police reports, work with your insurance company, and try to get your life back on track after the upheaval the accident has caused, you may also face the difficulty of establishing liability for the accident so you can seek compensation through a personal injury claim.

This process can become even more complicated when multiple parties are at fault for the accident. If you were partially responsible for the crash, you may not be sure about your eligibility for compensation. In these cases, it is important to understand California’s laws about comparative fault.

Negligence and Fault Under California Law

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California accident attorneyNew technologies are constantly being made available that improve our lives and offer a great deal of convenience. As the use of these technologies increases, legal questions also often arise about what happens when someone is injured while using them. One of the primary examples of a technology that may revolutionize our lives while raising questions about legal liability is that of self-driving cars.

Autonomous vehicles have the potential to change the way we use the road, but while manufacturers have been touting these vehicles’ safety features, and ride-sharing companies like Uber have been working to implement these cars in their fleets, the potential for auto accidents and injuries still exists. This was demonstrated in August 2017, when a car that was part of Uber’s autonomous vehicle test program was involved in an accident in San Francisco.

Legal Issues Surrounding Self-Driving Cars

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