Is the Safety of Self-Driving Cars a Myth?

Car accidents happen every day. Several times a day, actually, and they are often the result of driver error. Even the most responsible, well-trained, and well-intentioned driver can cause an auto accident. But what if you or your loved one suffers injuries in an accident that was not caused by a person – but by…

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The Sky Is Not Falling, But Objects Are

There are thousands of falling object injuries yearly, and while many people believe these are rare accidents, they are widespread. They are so common, in fact that the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) issues detailed reports about exactly how people are injured by falling objects every year. For example, in 2020, 44,760 workers were “struck…

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Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

You work in construction and suffer a fall that results in a brain injury. Your recovery will take months. Who will pay your bills and take care of your family? What if you are unable to go back to work? Workplace injuries can devastate a person’s livelihood and cause debilitating stress. Luckily, all workers are…

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What Can We Do to Reduce Accidental Fatalities?

Fatal accidents take many forms. Thousands of people die every year in motor vehicle crashes, work accidents, slip and fall accidents, drownings, and many other incidents. Sometimes an accident isn’t anyone’s fault, but in many cases fatal accidents are preventable, which makes them even more tragic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reports…

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Drunk Driving Increases in the Summer. Be Prepared.

Despite beneficial changes that have happened in the transportation industry, there is still one dangerous phenomenon that increases during the summertime. According to the latest data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the percentage of drunk drivers involved in fatal accidents is highest in the summertime. It makes sense. Summertime is the time…

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The Dangers of Tip-over Incidents for Children

When it comes to our children, we are willing to do whatever it takes to keep them safe. That means buying expensive car seats, protective gear for inclement weather, making sure toys do not have choking hazards and so forth. Other major risks for children include accidents involving televisions, storage cabinets or entertainment centers, and…

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How Defective Product Injuries Changed History

We all have sustained some sort of injury throughout our lifetime. However, an injury caused by a dangerous or defective product could leave more than just physical damages. The United States is familiar with dangerous products and recall. Thankfully, most products are recalled before too many individuals are harmed. In 2019, the number of product…

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DIY Electrical Safety at Home Tips

In the day and age of the Internet, homeowners are leaning toward Google and YouTube to learn how to do home renovation projects. In a 2019 report, nearly nine in 10 homeowners ran into mistakes when working through DIY home improvement projects, while one in four have injured themselves. Read on to learn how DIY…

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