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Truck Driver Fatigue Leading to More Crashes

In Personal Injury by radmin

When looking at the main causes of truck accidents, statistics show that 87.2% can be contributed to driver error. Most of the time, said driver error can somehow be traced back to truck driver fatigue. In a typical 8-hour shift, truck drivers are only required to take a 30-minute break during this time. According to New Scientist Magazine, “driving for just …

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Texting and Driving: Is It Worth It?

In Car Accident, Personal Injury by radmin

As the modern age of technology continues to grow rapidly, so does our dependency on our smart phones. We live in an age where multi-tasking is prominently how we go about our day-to-day activities, and one of the most dangerous and common multi-tasking activities taking place is texting and driving. According to the National Safety Council, 1 in 4 automobile …

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Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Claim?

In Medical Malpractice by radmin

People are injured every single day in the United States, and for many different reasons. From slipping and falling at a restaurant to being injured in a preventable workplace accident, things happen. Another common incident that results in more injuries and deaths than many people realize is medical malpractice. In recent years medical malpractice cases have become increasingly common, and …

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Steps to Take After a Workplace Accident

In Workplace Accidents by radmin

Being involved in a workplace accident that results in an injury can be a devastating experience, for both the worker and their loved ones. Unfortunately, many who are injured on-the-job make the mistake of failing to report the incident right away, which can cause numerous issues down the road. Regardless of whether you sustained a minor or severe injury, it …

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Steps to Take in Your Premises Liability Case

In Premises Accident by radmin

Premises liability cases can be rather tricky, especially if you were injured at a local business. In most instances, premises liability cases occur when a business or property owner has been negligent and someone has been injured on their property as a result. Some of the most common types of accidents that are categorized as premises liability cases are slip …

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DWI Accidents are More Common Than You Think

In Car Accident, Personal Injury by radmin

Millions of American drivers are at high risk of being hit by a drunk driver, considering how common driving under the influence is in the country. Alcohol impaired driving fatalities accounted for 29% of the total vehicle traffic fatalities in 2015. Just in Texas the total number of fatalities caused by drunk drivers was 1323. The total number of arrests …

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Can Social Media Affect your Personal Injury Claim?

In Personal Injury by radmin

More than 69% adults in the United States use social media today. Although most of these users tend to be young, usage by older adults has increased lately. Social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and Snapchat are very popular with Facebook leading the way. Although, how much our social media reflects our real lives is hard to …

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Eye-Opening Statistics About Slip and Falls

In Premises Accident by radmin

Slip and fall accidents are some of the most common amongst people of all ages and physical ability. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are more than one million slip, trip, and fall incidents in the United States every year and nearly 20,000 people die annually due to injuries from a slip and fall accident. …

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Types of Construction Site Accidents

In Construction Accidents by radmin

Construction site accidents and injuries happen on a regular basis and are oftentimes quite serious. Due to the nature of construction jobs, many who are involved in these types of accidents suffer life-changing injuries. There are many different types of construction accidents, many of which can be fatal. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are more than 3.5 …

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What to do if a loved one has been in an accident?

In Car Accident by radmin

There are around 16 million car accidents in the United States every year. According to the Center for Disease Control, the U.S. has the highest number of deaths as a result of car accidents than any other high-income country in the world. Many of these fatalities involve the driver and passenger(s) travelling in the same vehicle. Often times, people who …