July, 2011 Articles

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Understanding Drunk Driving and DUI Convictions in Florida

Nearly one third of all traffic crash deaths involve a driver impaired by drugs or alcohol. In the most recent statistics released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ...
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Overtired Truckers Pose Hazards on the Road

Truck Driver Fatigue Leads to Fatal Accidents Commercial trucks are part of America's driving landscape. Large trucks allow companies to transport goods relatively quickly and in huge quantities ...
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Medical Treatment in a Motor Vehicle Accident

After a Motor Vehicle Accident it may be necessary to obtain medical treatment. Even accidents that do not seem very severe at the time of the Motor Vehicle Accident can lead to physical injuries days ...
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Social Security Disability, The Initial Application

More and more people are looking at filing for Social Security Disability, due to today's poor economy. The main program for people that can no longer work due to their health and age is Social ...
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Common Causes of Burn Injuries

Every year, more than 2 million Americans require treatment for burn injuries, and approximately 4,000 of them die because of severe burns. Burns can be caused by heat exposure, fire, steam, hot ...
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Motorcycle Crash During Heavy Rain Kills Cyclist

Investigation Ongoing Into Recent Highway Accident In New York A Long Island native was killed on Wednesday when his motorcycle allegedly collided with a car on the interstate, the Journal News ...
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Police Investigate Car Accident In Lewiston That Claimed Life

Elderly Man Suffers Fatal injuries In Collision A man lost his life after he was involved in a high-speed automotive collision on Tuesday, reports WKBW Eyewitness News. As police continue to ...
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Medical Malpractice Cannot Be Ignored

Every year, thousands of people are injured or killed as a result of medical malpractice. When people entrust their health to a doctor or hospital, they should expect the highest standard of care. ...
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Bicyclist Injured In Late Night Collision

Driver Rams Into Group Of Cyclists Standing In Road A driver was arrested after her car drove into a mass of bicycle riders who were gathered together in the street early Thursday morning, reports the ...
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Family Of Fatal July Fourth Tragedy Seeks Justice

Freak Accident Leaves Family Bereaved Almost a year after a horrific car accident during the July 4 th fireworks display, the family of a victim files suit against the city for negligence, reports the ...
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Gas Station Collision Sends Two To Hospital

Chase Ends In Near Fatal Accident A sheriff’s deputy chased a fleeing driver on Friday, June 17 th, ending in a serious accident at a nearby gas station, reports the Los Angeles Times. The details ...
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Driver Fleeing Arrest Crashes Into Gas Station

Police Chase DUI Suspect After speeding away from a police officer, a driver crashed his vehicle into a nearby gas station, knocking the awning over and injuring himself and his passenger, the ...
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Being Hit by a Truck: A Deadly Proposition

Everyone knows that being involved in an auto accident can be a physically and emotionally traumatic experience. When your car is struck by another vehicle, it can result in whiplash, bruises, ...
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Nursing Home Abuse: A Crime Against the Elderly

With an aging population that continues to grow and with that same population living longer, more and more people will be placed in nursing homes, assisted care facilities, and other senior care ...
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Auto Accidents: What are Your Chances?

Auto Accident Statistics Driving your car or truck around town, to work, on errands, on weekend or long-term getaways is taken for granted by almost everyone. Yet the moment you sit down in your ...
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Defective and Dangerous Drugs

Product Liability for Drugs and Medicines With an ever-growing increase of senior citizens in this country's population, prescription drugs for every kind of physical malady and disease have ...
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Auto Accidents in North Carolina

North Carolina DOT and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Statistics Car accidents continue to remain a leading cause of fatalities and serious injuries in both the nation and in North ...
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The Wrongful Death Act in North Carolina

Providing Relief for Grieving Families Nothing is more tragic in life than losing a loved one. When that situation occurs unexpectedly and unnecessarily through the negligent actions or inactions of ...
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Auto Accidents: Are You a Distracted Driver?

What is a distracted driver? According to a report written by the State of Florida's Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, driver distraction consists of a driver focusing his or her attention on ...
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Serious and Catastrophic Injuries in Auto Accidents

When You Need a Personal Injury Attorney According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, about six million auto accidents occur each year on the roads and highways of this country. ...
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