Tag Archive: Law Offices of Peter Miller

What are the causes of teenage accidents and how to prevent them

Teenager deciding to text or to drive

Motor vehicle crashes, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), remain the leading cause of death for adolescents. In 2013, 963,000 teen drivers nationally were in car accidents, resulting in 383,000 injuries and 2,865 deaths. The first six months…
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The law is blind and sometimes goofy: Strange, odd weird and quirky laws

Lady Justice peeking through her blindfold

I thought I’d bring a little more cheer with TGIF. There are a lot of very strange laws on the books throughout the U.S. I have not personally verified all the laws below, but have collected them from sources I…
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What are your legal rights in a slip and fall accident?

Man tripping over warning sign to prevent slipping in a pool of water

Some of the personal injuries my clients have sustained were the result of a slip and fall accident. In this article, I will describe what constitutes a slip and fall accident and what your legal rights are. What constitutes a…
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What you should know about sovereign immunity if you sustain a personal injury from a government entity or employee

A royal crown and sceptre

In a recent article, I wrote about whom you go after if your child is hurt in a school bus accident. I stated that there were some very complex and specific laws regarding whether someone could sue a school district…
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What causes school bus accidents and what should you do if your child is involved in one

Children boarding a school bus

You never want to think about sending your child off to school and later hear that the bus had an accident. To ease your concern, school buses are considered one of the safest modes of transportation because of the way…
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How to prevent swimming pool accidents involving children

Child in an inner tube in a swimming pool

With the advent of Memorial Day, pools all over the country open up for the summer season. Unfortunately, with summer fun in the sun and water, comes the increase in serious swimming pool injuries and drownings involving children. Drowning Deaths…
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What is a “Wrongful Death” Claim?

Highway marker cross showing someone died at or near that spot

It’s always very difficult when a loved one dies. Sometimes there are just no words to describe the feelings of loss. A loss is made even more tragic when the person’s life is cut short due to someone else’s negligence…
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How to Avoid Bicycle Accidents

Man on bicycle riding in traffic

by Peter Miller I had a bit of a scare recently, when out of nowhere, a guy on a bicycle was right in front of me as I started to make a turn. I didn’t see him. I had looked…
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