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How Can a Rideshare Company Be Held Liable for an Accident?

How Can a Rideshare Company Be Held Liable for an Accident?

It is difficult, but not impossible to hold a rideshare company liable for incurred injuries or damages. Rideshare companies consider their drivers partners, or independent contractors, rather than employees. Generally, this is meant to limit their liability. However, some courts have viewed these companies, like Uber or Lyft, as employers, who have more control over their drivers than they claim….
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Seatback Failure Verdict Questions Federal Safety Standards

Seatback Failure Verdict Questions Federal Safety Standards

A Texas jury found Toyota, the parent company of Lexus, guilty of “gross negligence” for failing to warn consumers of potential seatback failures in a $242 million verdict. The case was in respect to a 2016 car crash, in which two young children suffered traumatic brain injuries when their parents’ Lexus was hit from behind. A seatback failure can occur…
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Kecelakaan Penerbangan Lion Air Indonesia Sedang Diselidiki

Kecelakaan Penerbangan Lion Air Indonesia Sedang Diselidiki

Baru-baru ini, pesawat Boeing 737 mengalami kecelakaan di Laut Jawa setelah lepas landas dari Jakarta, Indonesia. Sayangnya, pihak otoritas menduga tidak ada penumpang yang selamat dari kecelakaan tersebut.  Media melaporkan bahwa pesawat jet tersebut meminta untuk kembali ke bandara setelah terbang sejauh 12 mil. Meskipun penyebab kecelakaan masih diselidiki, catatan teknis yang diperoleh BBC News menunjukkan bahwa instrumen pesawat untuk…
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