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  accident: Blogs, Photos, Videos and more on Technorati
Cet accident, que le journal Le Devoir [IMG Viaduc de Millau]caractérisait dramatiquement de 11 septembre routier, fit 5 morts et 6 blessés.
when we have vehicle accidents here, and ended the posting "Something for the authorities to look into?" Apparently they are.
Blog posts tagged accident per day for the past 30 days.
www.technorati.com /tag/accident   (382 words)

  
  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Accident
accidents, to distinguish them from the remaining six groups -- action, passion, location, duration, position, habiliment -- which, as their names sufficiently suggest, are simply extrinsic denominations accruing to a
accidents, and concomitantly with their perception, the underlying subject is apperceived.
accidents, since they would still retain their essential property, i.e.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01096c.htm   (0 words)

  
 Challenger Accident
On January 28, 1986 America was shocked by the destruction of the space shuttle Challenger, and the death of its seven crew members.
Appendix to the Roger's Commission Report on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident by R. Feynman from Middle of Nowhere "It appears that there are enormous differences of opinion as to the probability of a failure with loss of vehicle and of human life.
The records of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident in the custody of the National Archives exist in several media - the electronic records (i.e., the computer-readable datasets) are in the custody of the Center for Electronic Records.
www.fas.org /spp/51L.html   (3783 words)

  
  Truck Accident -- Lawcore.com
And, of course, truck accidents have been responsible for many deaths over the years; deaths of both the drivers and the people in other vehicles that may have been involved in the accident.
And in 94% of these accidents the occupants of the vehicle with which the truck collided are either injured or killed.
Those involved in a truck accident in any way could be eligible for compensation, and there are now many lawyers that specialize in dealing with truck accident claims.
www.lawcore.com /truck-accident   (1183 words)

  
  Accident - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A common misconception is that a gun can "go off" accidentally, where in truth, such gun accidents are extremely rare, and most gun injuries are caused by intentional acts that create the hazard of injury (i.e., pulling the trigger of a loaded gun).
An accident at work is defined as an external, sudden, unexpected, unintended, and violent event, during the execution of work or arising out of it, which causes damage to the health of or loss of the life of the employee (the insured).
A bicycle accident, an incident in which a bicycle ride goes wrong, can result in injury to the rider or another person in their path, and damage to the bicycle or nearby objects.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Accident   (755 words)

  
 Accident
Abstract: The fallacy of Accident is based upon the limited applicability of a "glittering generality"--from a generalization as a premiss, an atypical particular conclusion is claimed to follow.
Accident: the fallacy of applying a general rule to a particular case whose special circumstances render the rule inapplicable.
The fallacy of accident arises from believing the general premiss which has a qualified meaning applies in all circumstances without restriction.
philosophy.lander.edu /logic/accident.html   (321 words)

  
 Accident Insurance
And often, we don’t think about the accidental injuries, or even the accidental deaths, which may happen during the course of a day.
Accidental injuries were up 4 percent in 1999 compared to 1998.
The death benefit is increased if the accidental death occurred on a common carrier such as a commercial airplane or subway system.
www.coloniallife.com /majoraccounts/ukcredit/supplemental/accident.asp   (716 words)

  
 Oregon DMV Accident Reporting
You are the owner of the vehicle involved in a reportable accident and the driver fails to report the accident.
Accidents in areas open to the public for the use of motor vehicles must be reported.
However, the accident may also go on your driving record, if you do not clearly indicate on the accident report that your damages were less than $1,500.
www.oregon.gov /ODOT/DMV/driverid/accidentreport.shtml   (622 words)

  
 Section 6: Accident Investigation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Accidents are part of a broad group of events that adversely affect the completion of a task.
Accident investigators are interested in each event as well as in the sequence of events that led to an accident.
As noted earlier, an accident investigation is not complete until a report is prepared and submitted to proper authorities.
www.osha-slc.gov /SLTC/smallbusiness/sec6.html   (1538 words)

  
 Bronx Accident Attorneys, Bronx, New York, Personal Injury Automobile Accidents Medical Malpractice Products Liability ...
The injured party, known as the plaintiff, is required to prove that the defendant was negligent, that the negligence caused the accident, and that the accident caused the plaintiff's injuries.
In a lawsuit arising from a drunk driving accident, in addition to the intoxicated driver being held liable for the injuries he or she caused, a bar or social host may be liable for damages if they served an obviously intoxicated guest, who then drove and caused an accident.
Another example of a situation where a driver may not be at fault for an accident is where a mechanic fails to properly repair a vehicle, and the failure causes an accident.
www.thebronxlawyer.com /mva/mva.html   (1298 words)

  
 Accident reporting - Wisconsin Department of Transportation
An accident entry will be put on the record of each driver shown on the accident report.
Accident entries remain on the driver record for 4 years from the date of the accident.
Regardless of fault, accidents appear on the driver record of all drivers involved in a reportable accident.
www.dot.wisconsin.gov /drivers/drivers/traffic/accident.htm   (305 words)

  
 Semitruck accident lawyer - Rear ended by a truck, should I sue?
Anyone who is injured or has had a loved one killed in a truck accident can sue as long as some other person or entity is at fault for the accident.
In some states a truck accident case must be brought within two years of the date of the decedent's death, if death occurred on or after January 1, 2004; and one year from the date of decedent's death if the death occurred before January 1, 2004.
The new rules are designed to reduce the effect of cumulative fatigue and prevent many of the accidents and fatalities to which fatigue is a contributing factor for big rig drivers.
www.monheit.com /truck/faq.asp   (766 words)

  
 Lori Cori Accident Analysis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The bobbin, as received after the accident, was bent in such a manner that the two main arms of the bobbin (the bent-plate members that move relative to one another) had about two millimeters of interference rather than the normal close fit.
Because their were no direct observers, and because the equipment sustained damage during the fall, the root cause of this accident cannot be determined with certainty.
The bobbin was bent during the fall, so we can only speculate as to the degree to which its condition before the accident contributed to the incomplete closure.
www.bstorage.com /speleo/LoriCoriAccident   (2217 words)

  
 NBC 4 - News - Disney Roller Coaster Remains Closed After Accident
Police Sgt. Joseph Faria said the accident was described to him as a minor collision.
The accident occurred when the child's fingers were pinched between the boat and the dock while passengers were unloading.
The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health concluded the accident that killed Marcelo Torres, 22, of Gardena was the result of mechanical failure caused by improper maintenance.
www.nbc4.tv /news/4789248/detail.html   (416 words)

  
 ConnDOT: Accident Records
Accident data plays an integral part in ConnDOT’s responsibilities for maintaining the state highway system, and is a key factor in the decision making process for roadway improvements and modifications.
The Accident Records and Statistics Section of the Office of Inventory and Forecasting is responsible for the codification, maintenance and compilation of motor vehicle traffic accident data.
A reportable motor vehicle accident is defined as one in which any person is killed or injured or in which damage to the property of any one individual in excess of one thousand dollars is sustained.
www.ct.gov /dot/cwp/view.asp?a=1383&q=259794   (717 words)

  
 Specialist Pedestrian Accident Lawyer : Personal Injury Settlements
Children and the elderly are most at risk of being killed or injured in pedestrian accidents the majority of which are caused by driver negligence.
To succeed in a claim against a driver it is necessary for a pedestrian accident lawyer to show that that they were negligent which means that they must have failed to act reasonably and in a manner which respects the safety of pedestrians.
Most personal injury claims arise from acts of negligence and when an accident with a car occurs, it is usually because of a mistake, inattention, or momentary lapse of judgment by the negligent driver.
www.car-accident.us.com /pedestrianinjury.htm   (391 words)

  
 NRC: Fact Sheet on the Accident at Three Mile Island
In a worst-case accident, the melting of nuclear fuel would lead to a breach of the walls of the containment building and release massive quantities of radiation to the environment.
However, comprehensive investigations and assessments by several well-respected organizations have concluded that in spite of serious damage to the reactor, most of the radiation was contained and that the actual release had negligible effects on the physical health of individuals or the environment.
The catastrophic Chernobyl accident in the former Soviet Union, in 1986, was by far the most severe nuclear reactor accident to occur in any country; it is widely believed an accident of that type could not occur in U.S.-designed plants.
www.nrc.gov /reading-rm/doc-collections/fact-sheets/3mile-isle.html   (2971 words)

  
 Automobile Accident Liability   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One purpose of accident reconstruction is to determine the severity of the traumatic impact.
Also, the accident itself may have been caused not by the party whose negligence triggered the chain of events but by who had the last clear chance to avoid the accident.
An investigation of the accident uncovers physical evidence and the statements of witnesses in order to assess fault.
www.claimrep.com /Liab.htm   (430 words)

  
 Accident Reconstruction Consultants Certification Page
Five years later, twelve professional accident reconstruction associations with world-wide representation met to explore the possibility of forming an internationally recognized accreditation program open to both police and civilian accident reconstructionists.
ACTAR was founded by and exists for the benefit of the traffic accident investigation and reconstruction community, as represented by the membership of the participating professional organizations.
Accidents give the public a perception, when the word crash is what really happens.
www.fatboyracing.com /crash/certify.html   (997 words)

  
 What Should I Do If I Have An Auto Accident?
If the other driver caused the accident and is not insured, your own policy can pay for your personal injuries —; if you have "uninsured motorist" or "medical payments" coverage, up to the specified limits as provided in your policy.
If you had your own insurance at the time of the accident, you may also be able to sue for "pain and suffering." You should make a claim with the other driver's insurance company.
Report the accident to the Department of Motor Vehicles within 10 days if someone is injured or killed or if damage to either car is more than $500.
www.calbar.ca.gov /state/calbar/calbar_extend.jsp?cid=10581&id=2174   (3278 words)

  
 Safety and Health Topics: Accident Investigation
Accident investigations determine how and why these failures occur.
By using the information gained through an investigation, a similar, or perhaps more disastrous, accident may be prevented.
It is important to conduct accident investigations with prevention in mind.
www.osha.gov /SLTC/accidentinvestigation   (90 words)

  
 Disneyland's Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Accident
A park visitor who claimed to be present at the attraction when the accident occurred and who read media reports of the accident, emphatically told MousePlanet that it was not a bump.
One of the trains involved in the accident is clearly visible from the Rancho Del Zocalo restaurant in Frontierland.
After the accident, cast members stand at the entrance and tell park guests that the ride is closed for the rest of the night.
www.mouseplanet.com /btmrr_accident   (1749 words)

  
 Accident FAQS - Personal Injury Lawyer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If the accident results in only property damage, you are still required to notify the appropriate police agency of the accident "without unnecessary delay." Depending on the severity of the accident, the appropriate police agency may then conduct an investigation of the incident and prepare a police report of the accident.
If the accident is not considered to be of sufficient severity by the police agency involved, you may be requested to go to the nearest police station to prepare what is known as a "counter report" of the incident, rather than have an officer actually investigate the incident and prepare an accident report.
In reality, when advised by an attorney of the true value of their case, accident victims frequently come to realize that the amount of compensation they would receive for the accident, even after a deduction for the attorney fees, is far greater than the total amount being offered by the adjuster.
www.aaclg.com /Pages/accident_faqs.htm   (1984 words)

  
 Truck Tractor-Trailer Accident Lawyer Nashville Tennessee Commercial Vehicle Injury Litigation
A traffic accident involving a commercial truck, such as an eighteen-wheeler or other large freight carrier, can be much more catastrophic than an ordinary car accident.
If you are injured in a commercial trucking accident, you need to consult an attorney with experience in handling truck accident cases.
If you are injured in an accident involving a commercial truck, you may be unsure of what to expect when your lawsuit is filed.
www.tn-truck-accident.com /PCenter2.shtml   (971 words)

  
 Accident   (Site not responding. Last check: )
After 12 successful years of providing officers with the tools needed to investigate boat accidents accurately and effectively, NASBLA has revamped the seminars to update the curriculum and broaden its scope of topics.
Participants are presented with a wealth of information, including accident statistics, definitions, case histories, technical instruction, proven investigation techniques and more.
A minimum of 12 hours are spent during the seminar investigating the accident scenarios.
www.nasbla.org /accident.htm   (919 words)

  
 CNN.com - Disneyland probes roller coaster accident - Sep. 7, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The accident happened when the locomotive derailed and disconnected from the rest of the train, which contains the passenger cars.
The man killed in the accident was not identified.
The ride was in full operation at the time of the accident, but authorities said they were unsure how many people were aboard.
www.cnn.com /2003/US/West/09/07/disneyland.accident   (566 words)

  
 Hockey star Jugraj Singh hurt in accident
Hockey star Jugraj Singh was hurt in a road accident at Dakoha near Jalandhar on Tuesday night.
The 20-year-old player was driving the car, which also had two of his friends along with him, when it hit banged into an electric post while trying to avoid a cycle-rickshaw, a friend of Jugraj said.
Jugraj's friend and ace hockey player Gagan Ajit Singh said he learnt about the accident on Wednesday morning and said he was rushing to the hospital.
www.rediff.com /sports/2003/sep/03jug.htm   (379 words)

  
 CNN.com - Ozzy Osbourne seriously injured in accident - Dec. 9, 2003
Ozzy Osbourne has been seriously injured in an accident while riding an all-terrain vehicle on the grounds of his British estate, a publicist for the heavy metal legend said.
Guagenti also said earlier that doctors were attempting to stop "some bleeding into his lungs," but she said the injuries were not considered life-threatening.
The accident took place on the 55-year-old rocker's Buckinghamshire property north of London while he was taking a day off from promoting a new single he recorded with his daughter, Kelly.
edition.cnn.com /2003/SHOWBIZ/TV/12/09/osbourne.accident   (477 words)

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