Articles Tagged with car accidents

A recent case from the Supreme Court of Washington, deals with the scope of workers’ compensation exclusivity rules regarding an auto accident involving two co-workers that occurred as one was leaving a shift and one was just coming on.  The two employees worked together at a major aerospace engineering corporation.

airportAt around 6:30 a.m., after the defendant finished working his overnight shift at the aircraft factory, he was walking to his car where it was parked in the employee parking lot. He then got into his vehicle and drove across an access road still located on factory-owned property.  This was not a publicly maintained roadway. Continue reading

According to a recent news article from Mass Live, a man from Charlton has been arrested in connection with the death of a toll collector on the Mass Pike in the Worcester area. Authorities have said the defendant is 32 years old, and the now deceased Mass Pike worker was 61 years old at the time of his death.

emergency-269548-m-300x253Massachusetts State Police officials alleged defendant was driving south on Mass Pike when he approached the Fast Lane toll plaza.   The decedent had stepped outside of his toll both and into the lane of travel.  At this point, defendant hit him with his pickup truck.  Authorities have reviewed footage and radar devices that are set up at the toll plaza and determined that defendant entered the toll plaza while traveling at 36 miles per hour.  This is significantly faster than the posted speed limit of 15 miles per hour. Continue reading

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