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Being As Safe As Possible While on the Road

We all have had experiences either while driving or as a passenger that gave us a close call. It’s not that fun, but sometimes you might feel like there’s nothing that you can do to avoid accidents. While not every car accident is avoidable, you can definitely avoid a lot of them if you are safe and alert while driving. The road is a way to get places, but it also can be the site of something terrible if things don’t go well.

It goes without saying that you should do your best while driving on the road. Also do not […]

Reducing Injuries and Accidents Involving Children While on the Road

When it comes to accidents, you’re more likely to get into an accident while on the road than you are for your plane to go down or to get bitten by a snake. Let’s face it, the odds are not in your favor when it comes to being in an accident. Most of us will be in one or more in our lifetime.

Like it or not, auto accidents are a cause of injury and death for thousands of people every single year. Some get lucky and the accidents are not so bad and they can walk away without a scratch. […]

What to Do When You’ve Been Bitten By a Dog

Do you love dogs? They say that canines are man’s best friend’, loyal and true.

While dogs can be beloved pets, they also have potential to cause injury. Some breeds may naturally be slightly more aggressive than say, a Chihuahua (and anything larger than a Chihuahua with a strong bite may really be able to do some damage). Others may not be trained properly or have a history of incidents.
It may depend on the owner and whether they take good care of them. Sometimes dogs seem to snap for no reason, but logical explanations exist– a car backfiring spooked them, or […]

When to Consult A Legal Professional About A Car Accident

Driving is the way to get to your destination, but it’s also a practice that comes with the risk of injury.

If you have been in a car accident that caused personal injury recently, then it would definitely be a good idea to consult a lawyer. Being in a car accident can be a terrible experience to go through. If you are lucky, you and any other passengers as well as other vehicles will be able to get out of it unscathed. Regrettably, this is not always the case.

If you caused the accident or if it was another driver causing it– or […]

Dealing with a Wrongful Death

They may even end up questioning if a wrongful death lawsuit will be able to be filed. This is a type of lawsuit regarding personal injury and the rules regarding it can change according to the state that you or your loved one lived in.

Often family members may decide that they wish to take legal action when it comes to the death. Personal injury cases may be filed and while each state governs the cases differently according to their own rules, you can find out more about this topic by consulting a lawyer that specializes in this area.

People who have […]

What to Do When Your Baby Suffers a Birth Injury

As a parent, you would hope that your child is born healthy and grows up to be strong. No one wants to confront the possibility their child has gone through a birth injury that was caused by a difficult delivery, medical malpractice, or a delayed c-section?

To have your child be genetically predetermined to be born a certain way is one thing, but to have a medical professional damage your infant due to negligence can be a really tough emotional experience to go through and one that parents carry and experience for the rest of their lives.

It can be all too […]

Common ‘Bad’ Driving Habits & How to Correct Them

When it comes to driving, sometimes bad habits can bring you down. Or more specifically, your car. Some people may be set in their ways when it comes to driving, and months or even years of doing the same thing can help you create a routine that is tough to break.

No matter where you live, safe driving practices are always a good idea. Whether you live in an area where traffic is a big issue or a relatively quiet rural area, you can always benefit from following good driving habits.

If you have so-called ‘bad’ driving habits and want to get […]

What to Do After Being in a Distracted Driving Accident

Are you someone that texts a lot on your phone? How about when you’re driving? Texting while driving is usually something that you can see at least once a day while on the road. However, there are many forms of distracted driving and texting while driving or even talking make up a few of them.

Many states have passed laws regarding texting on their cell phones that make it illegal. Even in states that have these laws and those that do not, distracted driving like this qualifies as negligence in a court of law. If you have been involved in an […]

Birth Defect Lawsuits: What You Need to Know

If you have children, you already likely feel that your children are your world. Whether you have one or more, biological, foster, or adopted, the love and protective feelings that a parent has for their child are absolutely unable to be compared to any other emotions on the planet.

Especially for new parents, the very thought of their child being anything other than healthy is devastating. Even as a concept, it can be upsetting. Imagine how a parent would feel if their child should have been born happy and healthy– but encountered a birth defect that was the result of medical […]

Our Top Tips for Avoiding Distracted or Drowsy Driving

Are you someone who is constantly exhausted? How often do you get behind the wheel while yawning or feeling generally sleepy?

Drowsy driving is a form of distracted driving. If you are feeling tired or sleepy when getting behind the wheel, you are that much more likely to get into an accident.

A recent study conducted by the N.S.F. highlighted just how risky drowsy driving can be. At least one out of seven drivers surveyed admitted that they had nodded off while operating a motor vehicle at least one or more times during a one-year period.

It gets worse– one out of ten […]

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