By most people’s accounts, actress Jayne Mansfield—along with Marilyn Monroe—epitomizes what it was to be an American blonde bombshell. Beautiful, flamboyant and glamorous, she played the movie star role to perfection. The story began in June of 1967 when Mansfield was on her way to New Orleans after performing at a nightclub in Biloxi. She was riding in the front of her Buick Electra, along with her boyfriend and her driver, while three of Mansfield’s children were asleep in the back when tragedy struck.
There’s a saying about bicycle riding: I don’t ride a bike to add days to my life. I ride a bike to add life to my days. The saying captures the essence of riding, that it can be exhilarating, but it can also be dangerous.
When visiting a tourist destination, it’s not uncommon to utilize a chartered tour bus. These large vehicles are an efficient way to get sizable groups of people from one place to another, and they’re often an economical option. Though they are subject to regulation, and their drivers often require special licensure, bus accidents do happen from time to time. When these incidents occur, determining liability can become a nuanced and complicated task.
Losing a loved one in an accident can be incredibly painful. When who you love is someone you haven’t met yet, that can be even worse.
Most car accidents involve a collision with another vehicle. There is a subset of accident, however, in which only one vehicle is involved. Injuries in these accidents are every bit as compensable as multiple-vehicle accident injuries.
Rush hour is without a doubt the most stressful time to be on the road. Whether you’re heading into the office or checking out after a long day. The last thing you want is to be stuck in stop-and-go traffic.