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Bus Rollover on Arizona Freeway Kills 1, Injures 8

A bus driver was killed and eight passengers injured when a tire failed and the driver lost control of the bus carrying support staff from an Illinois drum corps. The bus drove over the median before tumbling onto its left …

Top 3 Causes of Global Liability Claims = 60% of Value: Allianz Report

Defective product/work quality issues, crashes and human error are listed as the top causes of liability loss for businesses, according to a report published by Allianz Global Corporate Specialty (AGCS). Collectively, these top three causes of loss for businesses account …

Utah Train Worker Error Caused Derailment, Report Shows

A Salt Lake City train derailed nearly two months ago because the operator thought he was supposed to go straight and took a curve at more than twice the recommended speed, according to newly released police documents. Operator Bryce Johnson …

Walker’s Daughter Sues Porsche in California Over Fatal Crash

Paul Walker’s daughter sued Porsche for wrongful death Monday, claiming the sports car that her father was in when he was killed suffered from numerous design defects. The lawsuit filed by Meadow Rain Walker seeks unspecified damages for defects that …

Car Smashes Into Oregon Insurance Agency, Injures 2

Two men were hospitalized after one drove his car through an insurance agency’s front window in southeast Portland, Ore. KPTV-TV reported that surveillance video shows a white ford focus accelerating as it goes through the company’s front window Wednesday afternoon. …

2 Passengers Injured in California Train-Truck Crash Sue

Two women who were among dozens of passengers hurt when a commuter train struck a pickup truck abandoned on Southern California railroad tracks are suing the truck’s driver and his employer. The lawsuits were filed Wednesday in Ventura County Superior …

California Commuter Train Versus Truck Injures Dozens

Twenty-eight people were injured when a Southern California commuter train collided with a truck stuck on the tracks on Tuesday, toppling three rail cars. There were no deaths reported in the crash, which occurred at about 5:40 a.m. local time …

Indiana Court: US Steel not Responsible for Sleepy Driver’s Crash

The Indiana appeals court has ruled that U.S. Steel isn’t responsible for a crash involving an employee who apparently fell asleep while driving after an 11-hour overnight work shift. The 3-0 appeals court ruling upheld a Lake County judge’s decision …

Distracted Driver Blamed For Louisiana Lake Wreck

Three people jumped into a Baton Rouge, La. lake after watching a vehicle get rear-ended and careen into the water. WBRZ-TV reported the St. George Fire Department said there was only one person in the vehicle, the driver, when it …

California Bus Crash That Killed 1 Was Its 2nd Wreck Of Day

A tour bus that drifted off a Northern California interstate and crashed onto its roof, killing a 33-year-old man and injuring 30 others, was the vehicle’s second wreck in a day, authorities said. The bus was en route from Los …