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December 17, 2013
Eating while driving is a dangerous form of distracted driving that can impair drivers’ ability to recognize and respond to possible roadway hazards. Distracted driving-related car accidents kill more than 9 people and injured approximately 1,060 other individuals every day in the U.S., according... Read Full Post
December 03, 2013
Speed Played a Role in Fatal Car Accident That Killed Actor Paul Walker On November 30, actor Paul Walker, 40, was killed in a fiery single-vehicle accident at around 3:30pm as he was leaving a charity event being held in Santa Clarita, California. According to police reports, Walker – who is best... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
November 22, 2013
While teen driver accident statistics present a grim picture, the NHTSA has developed the “5 to Drive” campaign to try to reduce the number of teen driver fatalities. In continuation of Teen Driver Accident Facts and Statistics (Part 1), the following presents some additional statistics related to... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
November 20, 2013
More than half of all teenagers killed in car accidents are the drivers themselves, and speeding is a factor in about 35 percent of all fatal car accidents involving teen drivers. Getting a driver’s license for the very first time is a hallmark of a person’s teenage years, as driving gives teens a... Read Full Post
Category: Car Accident
November 19, 2013
Although the specific circumstances of your case will affect how your personal injury claim progresses, these FAQs provide some general info regarding personal injury lawsuits. Continuing from Personal Injury FAQs (Part 1), the following is some additional information regarding what you can expect... Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury
November 18, 2013
These personal injury FAQs provide you with more  insight as to how personal injury claims typically  proceed and what you can, in general, expect from  these cases. Suffering a personal injury can have devastating impacts on your mental and physical health, and getting the treatment that you need... Read Full Post
Category: Personal Injury
November 16, 2013
Only about 1 out of every 14 cases of nursing home abuse is ever reported because, in many cases, abused residents fear retaliation or lack the capacity to report the abuse. Continuing from Nursing Home Abuse Facts and Statistics (Part 1)¸ the following provides some additional facts and statistics... Read Full Post
November 15, 2013
Between 8 and 10 percent of nursing home residents have been the victims of some type of nursing home abuse or neglect within the past year. Tragically, nursing home abuse and neglect occurs every day in facilities across the U.S. and is responsible the deaths of thousands of elderly residents each... Read Full Post
November 13, 2013
These Illinois motorcycle accident statistics highlight how frequently fatal motorcycle accidents occur in the state and, in some cases, why they take place. Last year, 148 motorcycle riders in Illinois were killed in traffic accidents, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation (DOT).... Read Full Post
November 12, 2013
The Delmar Garden’s West Nursing Home in St. Louis County is currently facing allegations of nursing home abuse after one of its residents was found with broken cheekbones. The family of an 86-year-old nursing home patient has recently come forward to allege that their elderly loved one was... Read Full Post