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Council liable in negligence for harm caused to cyclist by failure to warn of repairs to road

  • CBP Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 7 2014

The Queensland District Court has found in the case of O'Connor v Brisbane City Council 2013 QDC 137 that Brisbane City Council (BCC) failed to

Driving under the influence (of Google Glass)

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 19 2014

In September 2013, Socially Aware took a close look at the potential legal issues confronting users of Google Glass, the now instantly recognizable

Google Glass-wearing driver ticketed in the US what’s the law on distracted driving in Nova Scotia?

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • Canada
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  • January 31 2014

A San Diego traffic court has thrown out a citation against a woman ticketed for driving while wearing a Google Glass device. If you haven’t heard

ACT Supreme Court looks at the meaning of ‘motor accident’

  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • October 28 2013

At about 3:00am on 29 May 2011, the second defendant was driving his Volkswagen Golf motor vehicle when he lost control of his vehicle and was

"Dont txt me plsim driving." Could you be liable for sending a text message to a driver?

  • Ward and Smith PA
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  • USA
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  • October 9 2013

A New Jersey court has held that a person sending a text message to a driver might be liable for injuries or damage caused by the driver's crash

Will new fines for cyclists and motorists have an impact on personal injury claims?

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 16 2013

This week sees the introduction of various new fines for both motorists and cyclists. For cyclists, on the spot fines for jumping red lights are

4 years for distracted BC ferry navigator convicted of criminal negligence

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 27 2013

A BC naval officer, convicted last month of two charges of criminal negligence causing death in relation to the sinking of a passenger ferry off the

Hands off! Can you stop your expert witness talking to another party?

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 5 2013

The short answer is no. The Commercial Court recently confirmed in the case of Versloot Dredging BV v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung Ag & Ors

Washington’s new BUI laws: now alcohol and water really do not mix

  • Graham & Dunn
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  • USA
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  • May 17 2013

Consumption of alcohol on navigable waters has a long tradition, going back to the British Royal Navy, where the alcohol ration given to all sailors

Highways authorities: inspections of roads

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 8 2013

Court of Appeal upholds finding that highways authority liable for accident involving defective road but subject to 50 per cent contributory