Fireworks Safety Tips for 2020

4th of July celebrations may look a little different this year, with many families opting to stay at home and gather with family and close friends, rather than joining the large crowds, but we know that fireworks are still a part of your favorite traditions and that it’s likely that even more people than usual […]

Fewer Cars on the Road Does Not Mean Safer Driving During Covid-19

Traffic is down, dramatically, due to stay-at-home orders and other quarantine measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. You would think that means the roads are safer, but it has created its own problem. With less traffic and fewer traffic jams, drivers are being more careless. More are speeding and many just don’t feel the need to […]

Avoiding Lawn Mower Injuries While You’re Stuck at Home

We’re all trying to stay safe by staying at home. It’s leading some to find creative ways to fill the time, and many to catch up on projects, cleaning and home maintenance. If you are one of the many who normally hires someone to mow your lawn but have decided to go DIY for the […]

Compensation for Back and Neck Injuries

Back and neck injuries are common in motor vehicle accidents, work accidents, and as a result of repetitive stress in the workplace. They can occur in slip and fall accidents and many other types of accidents. Back and neck injuries can be debilitating and can leave you with a lifetime of pain. They can prevent […]

Don’t Put Off Getting Help for Your Accident Injuries

With businesses closing and stay-at-home orders, it may feel like the world has stopped for the coronavirus, but accidents are not on hold and can happen any time. Hospitals are overcrowded and not a safe place to go if you can avoid it. And if you were trying to recover from injuries when all of […]

Advanced Driver Assistance Tech Leads to Distracted Driving

You may have suspected that people using “autopilot” functions are more likely to engage in distracting activities while they are driving. If so, a recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has confirmed your suspicion. Experienced users of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) were nearly twice as likely to drive distracted while they […]

Falls Down; Suicides, Overdoses and Equipment Deaths Up in 2018

Fatal Occupational Injuries The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2018. While the overall rate of fatal work injuries remained the same from 2017 to 2018, the nature of the injuries has changed. Transportation incidents are still the most common cause of fatal work injuries, with […]

I’m a Victim of Road Rage; What Can I Do?

The incidents of road rage on our nation’s highways and city streets seem to be skyrocketing as more and more drivers are distracted with their devices and the hustle and bustle of daily life. We all know that feeling when we feel we were very close to being in an accident due to another driver’s […]

How to Handle a “No Injury No Response” Car Accident

Any car accident is a stressful event, even when there is no serious injury. If you’ve been in a car accident recently in which no law enforcement or emergency medical services were needed, you’ve been in what is referred to as a “no injury, no response” car accident, but the stress and anxiety you’re feeling […]