May 20, 2020 Feature

Life is a Highway: Navigating Roadway-Derived Litigation

By Poorad Razavi and Leslie Kroeger
Highway guardrails

Highway guardrails

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The United States civil justice system operates with an expectation that taking reasonable safety measures regarding foreseeable behavior should guard against catastrophic or fatal injuries. When a roadway related accident results in significant trauma or death, therefore, a forensic evaluation should be conducted to identify the breakdown in the safety measures that could have prevented such an outcome.

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