Pedestrian Accidents Increase During Holiday Season

With many of our favorite holidays right around the corner, it’s time to kick it in high gear and begin the hustle and bustle that November and December always bring. We will have shopping trips to make, family get-togethers to organize, and office parties to plan, and all of those fun events require numerous trips […]

Vaping-related Lung Illness Leading Some to a Second Hospitalization

Just when you thought the vaping-related health epidemic was at an all-time high crisis level, there have been reports that the lung illness associated with vaping is leading to second hospitalizations for many of the young people suffering with the illness. Anne Schuchat, the Principal Deputy Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

Maine New Hands-Free Law

On September 19, 2019, a new hands-free law went into effect in Maine. Don’t be confused. Maine already had a law against texting while driving and the new law does not retract the old law, it creates more prohibitions on hand-held device use for talking on the phone, and using devices for GPS, playing music […]

Uber Investigators Accused of Putting Company Over Customers

Uber has a Special Investigations Unit comprised of about 80 people tasked with looking into rides that go wrong for any number of reasons, one of which is driver misconduct.  A 26-page memo was released in May 2018 that examined the “inexperienced, overworked, and distraught team members of Uber’s Special Investigations Unit.” The contents of […]

Fatality Car Accident Damages

Being in a car accident or knowing a family member was injured in a car accident is stressful enough, but when a loved one dies due to someone else’s reckless or negligent driving, a feeling of outrage often accompanies the grief because the death did not have to happen. Some motor vehicle collisions involve simple […]

E-Scooter Safety Tips

E-scooters are the newest trend in micro-mobility, but they are not without risks. Following these safety tips can help ensure that you arrive safely to your destination. Simple things like inspecting the e-scootter before hopping on or practicing riding in a safe area. Find out how to ride safely and avoid accidents in this video. […]

Top Ten Workplace Violations

The purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is to create and enforce laws to protect the safety of employees while on the job. If you’re a construction worker, for example, you’re surrounded by dangerous equipment and high risk situations on a daily basis. OSHA has a set of requirements that your employer […]

The Most Dangerous Times to Drive

You do everything you can to avoid getting into a car wreck. You pay attention and watch out for careless drivers, keep your vehicle maintained, and of course you never text while you’re behind the wheel. But have you thought about timing as a safety factor?  There are days of the week times of day […]

Older Drivers Seem More Distracted Behind the Wheel

If you were a teenager in the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, or 90’s, the worst thing you could do while driving was look down to change the radio station, put a cassette tape in, or scan a CD for your favorite song. Aside from adjusting your music, there really was not much else in the car […]