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2013-12-25 23:02:14

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman comments on massive tanker truck fire caused by rear-end collision in Bellmore. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 A tanker truck explosion in Bellmore, New York, alarmed neighborhood residents as flames leapt as high as 20 feet. As CBS News(12.18.13) reported, the tanker carrying 12,000 gallons of fuel hit the back of a Hyundai that was stopped at a red light. Attorney at Law David Perecman, founder of The Perecman Firm, was...

2013-10-30 23:04:17

d’Oliveira & Associates has been helping victims of motor vehicle accidents throughout Massachusetts. The law firm has experience handling car accident lawsuits and there are no legal fees unless a settlement or award is obtained. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 According to the most recent statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in just one year Massachusetts had 337 traffic fatalities. 114 deaths were alcohol-related while 103 deaths were...

2013-10-28 23:29:34

Massachusetts car accident attorney at the Law Offices of Mark E. Salomone discusses the dangers of distracted driving and rear-end accidents Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Boston personal injury lawyer Mark E. Salomone of the Law Offices of Mark E. Salomone today said the recent conviction of a tow truck driver on a charge of vehicular homicide should serve as a warning to all motorists about the extreme danger of distracted driving. Salomone commented on a news story in The Daily...

2013-05-11 23:03:47

$1,675,000 Settlement For A 55 Year Old Brooklyn Tailor Injured In Rear End Car Accident New York, NY (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 New York personal injury law firm Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP is pleased to announce a $1,675,000 settlement for a 55 year old tailor from Brooklyn who hurt his lower back in a rear end car accident. The March 27, 2013 settlement came just weeks before the scheduled trial date in New York State Supreme Court, Kings County (Index Number 18171/2009). The Brooklyn car...

2012-08-08 23:00:35

Pennsylvania car accident lawyers at Console & Hollawell recently reached a $100,000 settlement on behalf of one of their motor vehicle accident clients. According to court documents, the client was driving through Morrisville, Pennsylvania in 2009 when another driver rear-ended his vehicle at high speed. He sustained multiple bulging discs in his back as well as significant nerve damage that caused weakness in his extremities. While he did not experience severe symptoms immediately after...

2011-11-23 08:00:00

Personal injury lawyer Steven Gursten gives advice on what to do if hitting a deer is inevitable and how to avoid deer vehicle collisions Farmington Hills, MI (PRWEB) November 23, 2011 Deer season is here, which means deer running into highways and onto roads â” and causing deer car accidents, says Steven M. Gursten, personal injury lawyer and head of Michigan Auto Law. According to the Michigan Traffic Crash Facts, Michigan has more than 60,000 deer-car accidents every...

2011-05-16 09:21:00

CARDIFF, Wales, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Admiral research has shown there are a staggering 405,000 rear-end bumps in the UK each year*, accounting for one in four of all road accidents. Leading car insurance expert, Admiral looked at data from more than 200,000 of its accident claims in 2010 and found 27% of them occurred when one car hit another from behind. This is a 9% increase in the percentage of these types of accidents from 2009. Many rear-end accidents result in whiplash...

2010-06-26 02:00:00

LONDON, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Whiplash-Claims.com, the UK's leading whiplash injury claims lawyers, is today warning of the need for greater awareness of the dangers of whiplash and related neck injuries in motoring accidents, and especially the ability to claim compensation in the event of such an injury. According to Mark Rogers, spokesman for Whiplash-Claims.com, "The real danger with whiplash incidents is that even in the event of a minor road accident, a whiplash injury can be...

2009-03-03 17:15:58

The Florida Highway Patrol said a police officer who rear-ended an empty gasoline tanker had been reading her in-car laptop before the collision. Highway Patrol spokesman Lt. Bill Leeper said Jacksonville police officer Amanda Meyer, 29, was driving west on Zoo Parkway in Jacksonville at about 8:30 a.m. Monday when her car rear-ended the truck while it was stopped at a railroad crossing in accordance with state law, the (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union reported Tuesday. Leeper said Meyer...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'