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How Do I Start a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

When you suffer an injury at work, it can be embarrassing, but also painful. Depending on the severity of your injury and the industry in which you work, your workplace injury could leave you without a paycheck for a long time.  Most people assume industries such as construction are the most hazardous and result in… Read More

Are Driver Assist Features Effective during Inclement Weather?

Although self-driving cars are not yet available for the public, today’s motor vehicles are equipped with a wide range of advanced driver assist systems (ADAS) that can help prevent a car accident if the driver does not react quickly enough. For example, according to a study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS),… Read More

Who Is to Blame for Most Truck Accidents?

Human error causes the vast majority of all car accidents. People are bad at staying safe on the road and avoiding distractions, and often think they are better drivers than they actually are, taking more risks than necessary. Trucks are no different. Some truck drivers simply ignore rules, as do some trucking companies. This can… Read More

What Happens if My Child Sustains a Concussion in a Car Accident?

Getting into a car accident is bad enough when you are alone. When your child is in the car with you, your fear and anxiety may be intense. Even though you know you placed your child in their car seat correctly or buckled them in firmly, you are still concerned about their wellbeing, understandably so…. Read More

How Should Motorists Prepare for Winter Driving?

According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), nearly one-quarter of weather-related motor vehicle accidents happen on slushy, snowy, or icy roads, and 15 percent of car wrecks happen during sleet or snowfall.  Considering that nearly 70 percent of the nation’s population reside in areas that see snow in the colder months, it is clear that… Read More

Can Truckers’ Declining Health Lead to More Accidents?

Piloting a huge 18-wheeler can be dangerous enough, but when truck drivers are not in good health, the risk factors escalate even higher. A study in the Journal of Occupational and Environment Medicine shows that drivers who have serious health issues had more incidents of preventable collisions, and this is something we should all be… Read More

What Winter Weather Safety Tips Should Delivery Drivers Follow?

Driving a delivery truck can be a stressful job, particularly during the holiday season when you must deliver truckloads of packages every day, while also navigating heavy traffic and potentially dangerous road conditions caused by ice, snow, and freezing rain. In addition to inclement weather and holiday traffic, delivery truck drivers also face a range… Read More

What Are the Biggest Distractions to Drivers?

Distracted driving is among the leading causes of car wrecks across the United States. Although younger drivers tend to be most involved in distracted driving accidents, no age group is immune. Distracted driving can be defined as anything that takes your eyes off the road, your hands off the wheel, or your mind off driving…. Read More

Can I Sue for Malpractice if My Doctor Was Under the Influence?

Doctors and other health care providers see patients at their most vulnerable. And those patients trust their doctors to make sound and responsible decisions for their health and well-being. But doctors are human after all, and they are not immune to the struggles others face. Those struggles include substance use problems. Although alcohol and drug… Read More

What Driving Safety Tips Should I Keep in Mind if I Am Pregnant?

The moment you see the plus sign on a pregnancy test, there are certain activities you will have to stop doing, at least for the next nine months or so. For example, although you do not have to stop going out to bars or restaurants with friends, you should avoid drinking alcohol or smoking. In… Read More

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