The Dangers of Rubbernecking

Rubbernecking is a dangerous form of distracted driving that can cause rear-end collisions, pile-up accidents, and pedestrian injuries. Rubbernecking: A Dangerous Distraction Rubbernecking is a commonly used term for a type of distracted driving. It occurs when a motor vehicle driver focuses on something that’s happening outside of their vehicle, rather than

These Common Choking Hazards Might Surprise you

Choking on small objects such as household items, toys, and food is a leading cause of death in infants and toddlers, accounting for 75% of deaths in children under the age of three years. Small Children Face Choking Hazards In the United States, more than 12,000 children end up in hospital emergency

Making an Injury Claim After an Auto Recall

Recalled vehicles usually indicate some type of defect that poses possible accidents, but injury claims depend on the individual circumstances of the accident. Recalled Vehicle Injury Claims The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) regulates vehicle safety standards and recalls. NHTSA has the authority to recall vehicles that do not meet

Making Ends Meet While Waiting on Your Workers’ Comp Settlement

Insurance settlements often take a long time to process and approve, so injury victims must manage medical bills through alternate funds until a payout is awarded. Waiting on a Worker’s Comp Settlement Work-related injury claims are typically handled through workers’ compensation insurance. In many cases, the insurance company offers a settlement to

How to Prove Distracted Driving After a Trucking Accident

When hit by a distracted driver, proof of distracted driving can be established through a police report, analysis of the accident scene, eyewitnesses, and cell phone records. Establishing Proof of Distracted Driving In 2017, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported 3,166 deaths caused by distracted drivers. Distracted driving behaviors are

Avoiding Accidents on the Las Vegas Strip

Due to millions of tourists, all-night casinos, and a high crime rate, following safety tips are essential to prevent accidents and injuries on the Las Vegas Strip. Safety on the Las Vegas Strip Las Vegas is a popular tourist destination that welcomes more than 40 million visitors each year. The city is

Did You Get Knocked Out at Work?

Workplace head injuries caused by a blow to the head can result in loss of consciousness due to damaged blood vessels and lack of oxygen. Knocked Unconscious by a Blow to the Head A hard impact to the head can cause a concussion or traumatic brain injury (TBI). Depending on the severity of

The High Cost of Slip & Fall Accidents

Slip and fall accidents are a leading cause of injury for Americans, resulting in average costs of $30,000 to $40,000 for medical expenses per accident. Slip and Falls Are Common and Costly Each year, approximately eight million Americans suffer slip and fall accidents, and at least one million victims suffer injuries serious

Too Old to Drive

Traffic accident reports show elderly drivers are responsible for 14% of traffic deaths and 17% of pedestrian deaths caused by motor vehicles. Aging Behind the Wheel According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, elderly drivers only account for approximately 9% of the country’s population, but account for at least 14% of fatal

Top 12 Christmas Injuries

Each year, thousands of people sustain Christmas injuries while putting up  Christmas trees and holiday decorations, climbing ladders to install outdoor lights, cooking holiday meals, and taking decorations down after Christmas. The 12 Mishaps of Christmas Christmas typically means spending time with family and friends, decorating the Christmas tree, installing decorations and