Bounce House Injuries – Who Pays?

Whether your child has been hurt in a bounce house accident or you are considering a bounce house party, you need to know who can be held liable for injuries or death in a bounce house accident. There are several factors that go into determining liability, including who was responsible for setting up the bounce […]

Protecting Yourself Before a Motorcycle Crash

Nobody wants to plan to be in a motorcycle accident, but the likelihood that you will be involved in a crash at some point certainly warrants taking some preparatory actions, just in case. Motorcycle injuries are often very serious and very expensive. Choosing the right type of insurance coverage now can make all the difference […]

Should Adults Have to Wear Seatbelts in the Back Seat?

“Click it or ticket!” – the popular catchphrase can be seen on billboards, magazines, road signs, and heard on the radio and television multiple times per day.  It is against the law to ride in the front seat without a seatbelt, and many statistics are given to back up the need for this safety precaution. […]

Quiet Car Rule to Protect Pedestrians

One of the selling points of electric cars and many new model vehicles is that they have quiet engines. Gone are the days when drivers sought powerful, fast and noisy engines. Many of the new cars in the market feature quiet engines at low speed. However, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), […]

Back and Neck Injuries Caused by Car Accidents

Most back and neck injuries that are caused by car accidents result from damage to one or more of the spinal discs, known to doctors as intervertebral discs. A spinal disc is a hard, fibrous disc, filled with a gel-like substance called the nucleus, that fits in between the vertebrae.  The fact that disc damage […]

Motorcycle Safety Tips

All motorists are instructed to “share the roadway” and obey traffic laws to ensure that all drivers and passengers are safe. Even though all drivers have the same rights and responsibilities, motorcyclists have to be extra alert because when there is a crash between a motorcycle and another type of vehicle, the motorcycle is almost […]

How Your Smartphone Can Help You After an Auto Accident

When it comes to car accidents, your smartphone isn’t something you would typically think of to help you. If anything, it has been said over and over again that cell phones largely contribute to distracted driving and accidents. According the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, approximately 660,000 drivers across the nation are using their […]

Autos with Defective Wiring

Although modern automobiles are marvels of electrical engineering, their complexity creates plentiful opportunities for electrical systems to fail, with occasionally disastrous results. When defective wiring in an automobile is caused by an inherent defect in the automobile itself (rather than inadequate maintenance or DIY repairs, for example), an injured party might be eligible to assert […]

Space Heater Fires

Space heaters are deceptively dangerous products – so much so that the National Fire Protection Association estimates that about a third of house fires in the United States each year are caused by portable space heaters. Space heater fires commonly result in death or serious injury because they are particularly likely to occur late at […]