What Causes Side-Impact Collisions?
A side-impact collision is when the front of one vehicle crashes into the side of another vehicle. Side-impact accidents can cause a lot of damage to vehicles and serious injuries to passengers. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), in 2018, approximately 23 percent of all car accident fatalities involved side-impact collisions. There […]
What are Some Important Springtime Driving Tips?
Although drivers are at greater risk during the winter months, warmer weather creates road hazards as well. During spring, a motorist should be familiar with springtime dangers and how they can reduce their risk for a car accident. Listed below are some vital springtime driving tips to increase safety. Watch Out for Hazardous Road Conditions […]
Is Adaptive Cruise Control Increasing the Risk of Car Accidents?
Adaptive cruise control (ACC) is an advanced safety system that is offered in many newer vehicles. It is an upgrade from regular cruise control, which allows drivers to set a speed and not have to keep pressing down on the accelerator. Although both features sounds like they are safe and convenient, there may be safety […]
How can I Prevent a Commuter Car Accident?
While the workday looks different for many due to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, commuting is still a daily task for many workers. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) reports that nearly 130 million people drive to work every day in the United States. Between imposing tractor trailers and distracted drivers looking down at their […]
Is Working from Home Causing Neck and Back Pain?
As working from home has become more normalized due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a new health issue is being reported to medical care providers. Hours spent in front of a computer can lead to pain in the neck and back. The American Chiropractic Association reports that approximately 80 percent of people will have back […]
Are Drugged Driving Car Accidents Increasing?
A recent study from researchers at the University of Cincinnati found that a disturbing number of drivers have operated motor vehicles under the influence of drugs. According to the data, one in five drivers used marijuana before getting behind the wheel. Being under the influence of drugs significantly impairs coordination, decision-making, and reaction time, which […]
What can Chest Pain Mean After a Collision?
The forceful impact of a car accident can easily lead to chest injuries because it can cause a person’s chest to hit an object or be compressed. Chest injuries suffered in car crashes can range from a minor muscle strain to a life-threatening condition. Motor vehicle accidents can cause chest trauma and lead to different […]
What Damages can I Receive in a Products Liability Suit?
Sustaining an injury or becoming ill due to a faulty product can cause significant and long-term harm to an individual. However, laws allow victims to seek compensation from the party responsible for the defective product. A victim is entitled to sue the individual or entity to obtain compensation that will recoup any financial losses the […]
Are There Important Driving Safety Tips for Daylight Saving Time?
This year, Daylight Saving Time (DST) starts on Sunday, March 14 at 2:00 a.m. Clocks and watches have to be moved ahead an hour, and the sun will rise and set approximately one hour later. Some refer to this as spring forward, but no matter what it is called, the week or so afterwards can […]
What Should I Do if My Workers’ Compensation Benefits are Delayed?
Many injured or sick workers may not receive Workers’ Compensation within a reasonable amount of time. There could be several reasons for the delay, and not receiving those payments can be particularly stressful, especially for an injured employee who is disabled. In Delaware, companies who have one or more employees must carry Workers’ Compensation insurance, […]