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Injuries Caused by Ambulance Accidents  

Ambulance drivers are under a great deal of pressure to transport people to the closest hospital as quickly and safely as possible. Oftentimes, this means that the driver must navigate heavy traffic and drive through busy intersections, using their flashing lights and sirens to warn other cars and pedestrians. If the driver takes unnecessary risks… Read More

Police Cars at Greater Risk of Crashing When Responding to an Emergency

Part of a police officer’s job is to respond to emergency situations, such as car accidents, by arriving at the scene of the accident as quickly as possible. Oftentimes, this involves navigating through heavy traffic, and responding to unexpected situations at a high rate of speed. According to a study from the University of Iowa,… Read More

Fatal Car Accidents on the Rise

Car accidents are the nation’s number one cause of fatal injuries. In fact, accidental fatalities due to car accidents have totaled 40,000 for the last four years. While 2018 saw a slight drop from the year before, the average is still 14 percent higher than it had been four years ago. The statistic is surprising… Read More

Daylight Saving Time Causes Increase in Sleep-Related Car Accidents

When it is time to spring ahead for daylight saving time, the days get longer. It also means that people lose an hour of precious sleep. While that single hour may not seem like a lot, the disruption in sleep can have a major impact on road safety when you consider the fact that all… Read More

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month  

Car accidents cause a range of serious, often fatal injuries, particularly if the vehicles involved were speeding. One of the most serious types of car accident injuries are brain injuries. Depending on the nature of the accident, brain injuries can range from minor concussions to devastating traumatic brain injuries. March is Brain Injury Awareness Month,… Read More

How to Avoid Dangerous Road Rage Behavior

It can be difficult to remain calm and collected when you are stuck in traffic, the person in front of you does not move when the light turns green, or someone cuts you off while changing lanes. These scenarios are frustrating, but motorists have a responsibility to drive safely and not allow their frustrations to… Read More

Baltimore Drivers Ranked Worst in the Nation for Driving in Snow

Baltimore is known for its inner harbor, the aquarium, sports arenas, and the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, among other popular attractions. Unfortunately, according to a study by Allstate Insurance, it is also known for having the worst drivers when driving in the snow. The city was ranked last out of 200 cities for driving safely… Read More

Inclement Weather Causes Spike in Car Accidents  

Temperatures dropped to below freezing earlier this month, which caused icy road conditions throughout Maryland. As a result, Maryland State Police reported a steep increase in car accidents during that time. According to police reports, there were 226 car accidents, 74 disabled or unattended vehicles, and 1,080 calls for service between midnight on February 10th… Read More

Rear-End Crash Liability

When it comes to motor vehicle accidents, proving fault is an essential part of the claim process. Unfortunately, it is not always easy to determine liability for a crash. While it is often assumed that the following driver is always negligent in a rear-end car accident, that is not always the case. There are certain… Read More

Brain Injuries from Car Accidents

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when a sudden blow to the head forces the brain against the skull. The soft tissue of the brain absorbs this force and becomes damaged as a result. The extent and severity of the damage depends on the force of the impact. Brain injuries range from mild to very… Read More

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