Very few people walk away from a head-on collision. Even in accidents where the cars were not traveling at high speeds, a head-on collision still carries with it a very high risk of catastrophic injuries or death.
When a child is killed in a car accident -- regardless of whether the child was underage or an adult -- it can be almost too much for a parent to comprehend. Especially in cases where the negligence of another driver caused the fatal crash, it is perfectly normal for the parents of the deceased to be angry and sad and want revenge on the person responsible.
Properly working air brakes are an essential piece to preventing commercial truck accidents. By making sure air brakes are in proper working order, a truck driver can help ensure that when a truck needs to stop, it does.
A tour bus company recently settled with a family whose daughter was killed after being hit by a tour bus in a North Side community area of Chicago. The company ended up settling for $6.75 million and the tour bus driver is currently behind bars awaiting trial for this accident and other unrelated charges.