The leading cause of death in the US for people between the ages of 1 and 44 is brain trauma. Almost 2 million brain injuries occur each year. Over 20% of these injuries cause permanent disability. More than 5 million people in the US are permanently disabled because of a brain injury. Injuries involving trauma…

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From roughly the first of November through the end of January of each year, consumer spending increases. Black Friday has been termed as one of the worst days of the year for car accidents, and the shopping binge from November through January has been recognized as one of the worst times of the year for…

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Each year, thousands of construction workers are injured or killed while working at the construction site. It is the responsibility of the construction company to conduct inspections, provide safety engineer review, and conduct safety programs for its employees. Sadly, many accidents continue to happen because of a lack of responsibility on the part of the…

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As the holidays approach many of us will find ourselves walking through parking lots to reach stores. We will witness many near misses of cars racing to open parking spaces. Patience and tempers flare and in their efforts to secure a parking space before someone else grabs it; drivers don’t always see people walking through…

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When Vehicles injure Pedestrians Nearly 5,000 pedestrians are killed in vehicle related accidents each year. Almost 76,000 pedestrians were injured last year after being struck by a vehicle. Thousands more pedestrians are injured each year due to other accidents having to do with walkway defects, construction or debris on the walking paths. When a pedestrian…

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Motorcycle Accidents & Injuries Accidents and fatalities involving motorcyclists are caused by many factors. In general, motorcycle riders are 35 times more likely to be involved in a deadly accident than passengers in vehicles. The leading cause of death for motorcyclists is head injury. Riders who chose to neglect the safety and mandatory helmet safety…

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Dangers of Defective Products Products that are dangerous or defective cause thousands of injuries each year. Product liability occurs when a manufacturer or supplier is held responsibility for selling a defective product to a consumer. All of the vendors or suppliers of a product are responsible for liability, as well as the manufacturer. Products are…

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Car Accident Lawsuit Settled A civil lawsuit has been settled against a wrecking company when the driver of one of their rigs, driving under the influence, slammed into an automobile pushing it to the edge of the road, causing serious injuries to a mother and her two daughters inside. The collision left the car dangling…

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When You Least Expect It… A disabled vehicle, with a drunk driver recently caused injuries to twenty-six people. What could have been a deadly combination only caused personal injury. Luckily no deaths for at least 26 people were reported. Initially, a disabled car was left on a highway after striking two guardrails. The driver then…

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Dog Bite Injuries Each year, over 4.5 million Americans suffer a dog bite. Half of these injuries are children. Many of these injuries require medical attention. Most of these injuries are caused not by a stray, but by a friendly dog or neighbor’s dog. Tips to Help Prevent Dog Bites In deciding to get a…

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