LegalView informative authority on car safety as another toddler tragically killed.
October 24, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsAn Arizona toddler was struck and killed by his father's Ford Expedition on Sept. 30th in Queen Creek Arizona. The father believed the child was inside at the time. This tragedy could have been prevented by a bill currently in congress.
The Cameron Gulbransen Kids and Cars Safety Act was introduced in the House and Senate in February. The bill is named after a New York boy who was run over in 2002, and the billís authors cite a 2002 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study (July 2000-June 2001) that reports that over 9,160 children were treated in hospital emergency rooms due to non-traffic incidents. According to the bills sponsors and authors, this alarming trend indicates the necessity of legislation more focused on protecting basic child safety around automobiles.
The bill, co-sponsored by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., would direct the secretary of transportation to establish federal standards on automobile safety devices for children. Until this bill is enacted, Americans who may have been negatively affected by a tragic child auto accident may need the advice of an auto accident lawyer to protect themselves and provide recourse against unsafe automotive products. It is always important to have all the current information concerning important child safety and automotive safety issues. It is for this reason that LegalView.com would like to remind readers that it maintains a comprehensive online collection of legal information at its automobile accident information portal, which is offered free to the public. The automobile accident portal site includes a collection of original articles, an auto accident blog tracking auto accident news and research, collections of information on jury verdicts and settlements related to auto accident, a glossary of auto accident terms, a video library and an attorney referral service to help families and victims get counsel from an experienced auto accident law firm.
LegalView's free information is not limited to car safety. Visitors can browse many other portals addressing issues that are important to contemporary America, including resources to help individuals get in contact with a brain injury lawyer, a mesothelioma law firm, or a construction accident attorney. All of these portals, and LegalView's other resources, contain legal resources, basic information, links to useful books and web sites, guides to medical and industry jargon, and more. And those who are interested in speaking to a lawyer can also take advantage of LegalView's free online attorney referral service, which matches potential clients with experienced attorneys in their areas of interest.
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