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How Do Most Truck Accidents Happen? 

According to the HDS Truck Driving Institute, there are nearly two million semi-trucks and 5.6 million semi-trailers currently in operation throughout the United States. A single semi-truck is driven an average of 45,000 miles every year.  These massive vehicles are essential for transporting goods across the nation. However, their size and weight make commercial trucks… Read More


How Can I Avoid Parking Accidents?

Most car accidents and truck accidents that happen in parking lots are minor. They are just fender-benders where the only thing damaged is a few bumpers or scratched doors. But sometimes, parking lot accidents can be serious and can involve significant injuries. Just picture the last time you were in a large parking lot, whether… Read More


How Can I Stay Safe if I Plan on Traveling for Easter?

The Easter holiday is approaching and for many families, that means a spring break road trip to see family and friends, or to get some well-deserved rest and relaxation. If you are hitting the road this spring, be proactive about safe driving to avoid car accidents and prevent serious crash injuries.  Easter celebrations also mean… Read More


What Are Some Tips for Working Safely in a Warehouse?

Warehouses are inherently dangerous places to work, and the industry consistently reports the highest fatality rates than any other occupation. The sheer size of the building, height of shelving and racks, moving vehicles, heavy loads, hazardous materials, and thousands of workers create an environment rife with potential hazards. Typical accidents in a warehouse setting often… Read More


Is Road Rage on the Rise? 

The rise in reports of dangerous road rage encounters is a disturbing trend. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) polled motorists on the topic, and around 60 percent of them said they felt threatened by unsafe driving.  This discussion reviews the risk factors for road rage, how to deescalate an encounter with an angry… Read More


What Should I Do if I Am Involved in a Truck Accident?

Car accidents are bad enough. You could end up with a severely damaged car and serious personal injury. Getting into a truck accident only magnifies the potential damage to your vehicle and the severity of your injuries. Because commercial trucks weigh nearly 80,000 pounds when fully loaded, the damage they can cause in even slow… Read More


Do I Lose My Workers’ Compensation Benefits if I Am Laid Off? 

A work injury can be stressful for so many reasons. Beyond the physical discomfort and other symptoms, employees who get hurt at work face medical bills and lost income while they cannot work. Workers’ Compensation insurance helps alleviate some of the financial burden facing injured workers in Maryland and across the United States.  But what… Read More


How Can Drivers Avoid Rush Hour Traffic Accidents?

Commuting to and from work is not a pleasant experience for most people. It can be frustrating and cause you to miss time with your family. Most Americans spend over an hour commuting round trip to work each day. That is time spent doing something you probably do not enjoy. It can also be time… Read More


How Can I Prove a Car Accident Gave Me Whiplash?

Although whiplash injuries are common in car accidents, especially rear-end collisions, proving that you have it is not all that easy. These injuries account for more than 30 percent of car accident trauma in the United States, yet the path toward establishing proof can be difficult. Whiplash is when the neck experiences a rapid and… Read More


Do Semi-Trucks Often Cause Rear-End Accidents?

Rear-end collisions are the most common type of traffic accident, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), accounting for nearly 30 percent of total accidents.  The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reports that between 2015 and 2017, there were 4,237 accidents involving semi-trucks, resulting in 3,896 fatalities. Twenty percent of those truck… Read More


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