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Construction Site Fails To Reroute Pedestrians Causing Two Fatalities TRAFFIC Expert Case

…  there were no signs blocking or redirecting pedestrian traffic. As the girls entered the crosswalk, the dump truck turned onto the …  vegetative state. It was alleged that the temporary traffic control plan for the construction site was negligent in failing to …

Loose Manhole Cover Causes Fatal Traffic Accident TRAFFIC Expert Case

Loose Manhole Cover Causes Fatal Traffic Accident

…  a manhole cover that was located on a high speed and high traffic section of road in the suburbs of a major Northwestern city. At the …

Lack of Traffic Controls Results in Car Accident TRAFFIC Expert Case

Lack of Traffic Controls Results in Car Accident

…  driving through a road work zone where multiple lanes of traffic merged into one with no warnings or controls, despite a police …  trailer, causing serious injuries. It was claimed that the traffic controls in place at the site of the merge were insufficient, and that …

Traffic Engineering Expert Opines on Near-Fatal Railway Accident TRAFFIC Expert Case

…  railroad worker was responsible for directing the flow of traffic through the intersection, as the electronic signalling device had been …  allowed the plaintiff’s car to cross over the tracks while traffic on the other side of the intersection was obstructed by a stalled …

Motorist is Killed by Impact With Loose Manhole Cover TRAFFIC Expert Case

Motorist is Killed by Impact With Loose Manhole Cover

This case involves a motorist in Iowa who struck a loose manhole cover and was killed in the resulting crash. At the time of the incident in question, the manhole frame was under construction, and the crew had abandoned the site. However, when the inciden …

Water Main Break on Highway Leads to Fatal Accident TRAFFIC Expert Case

Water Main Break on Highway Leads to Fatal Accident

…  lane, however the right-hand lane was kept open to traffic, despite the fact that it was also covered in water from the leak. When …  the construction workers should have closed both lanes of traffic due to the severity of the …

Serious Accident Occurs After Police Fail to Impound Vehicle Following DUI Arrest TRAFFIC Expert Case

…  case involves a police officer who conducted a traffic stop of a car with a number of passengers who were returning from an …  Upon approaching the car, the officer who conducted the traffic stop detected a strong scent of marijuana, at which point he ordered …

Dangerous Intersection Design Contributes to Fatal Accident TRAFFIC Expert Case

Dangerous Intersection Design Contributes to Fatal Accident

…  a large intersection where an unusual and newly-developed traffic signal had been installed. The traffic signal permitted drivers to make a turn against oncoming traffic at …