Duck Boat Defendants bob and weave

https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/state-and-regional/firms-cite-law-in-missouri-duck-boat-accident-seek-mediation/article_3600623f-743a-5264-b527-3312e9524237.html

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Looks like some public relations and legal maneuvers to drag things out. Mediation is often used to settle the case short of trial. Avoids uncertainty and often saves time. However, both parties must agree.

Accident that Killed Normal West Student still under Investigation

http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/accident-that-killed-ncwhs-student-still-under-investigation/article_99b720ad-bf3a-58c8-a225-f2ed5b6ebdfc.html#tracking-source=home-top-story-1

Of course, many people’s lives changed forever.

Accident investigations and reconstruction bring some measure of closure. They explain what happened and why.

Uber self-driving car kills Pedestrian

https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2018/03/19/uber-self-driving-car-kills-arizona-woman/438473002/?csp=chromepush

Tragic accident, of course.

Will raise all types of legal issues, in addition to regulatory concerns. Uber, designer, and driver on the hook. Potential defenses include pedestrian crossing at undesignated area.

Springfield Man Accused in fatal wreck found not guilty

http://www.sj-r.com/news/20180206/springfield-man-accused-in-fatal-wreck-found-not-guilty

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Even if person is found not guilty in criminal trial, a civil charge may result in damages for negligence. Money damages depend on whether the driver violated the rules of the road and the passenger suffered as a result.