Am I Liable If Someone Else Crashed My Car?
Anyone with a car has probably loaned it to another person at some point. One might be helping a friend whose car is in the shop or doing a favor for someone who needs to run errands. Whatever the case may be, it is worth considering the risks before allowing another person to drive one’s […]
Are Red Light Accidents the Top Cause of Serious Car Accidents?
It is not uncommon to see a driver running a red light, whether they are speeding through an intersection or turning illegally. Regardless of the reason, running a red light is illegal and can lead to a dangerous car accident. In 2019, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety released data from 2012 to 2017, which […]
Are Construction Workers Frequently Exposed to Toxic Chemicals?
Construction workers face a host of job-related risks, such as burn injuries, electrocutions, slip and falls, and heavy machinery accidents. While the work they perform is vital, it is also quite dangerous. In fact, in 2018, one in five private sector deaths occurred in the construction industry. Many hazards construction workers encounter is not always […]
Recall of Toxic Hand Sanitizers
During the early weeks of the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) across the country, certain products used to prevent transmission quickly became hard to find. Face coverings, disinfectant products, and hand sanitizer were in short supply. In the rush to replenish these supplies, some manufacturers produced highly toxic hand sanitizers that could result in […]
What Precautions Should Students Take When Going Back to School?
Thousands are injured in school bus-related accidents each year. Annually, nearly 100 fatalities result from school bus accidents. Parents do their best to protect children on their way to and from school, but drivers should also be extra cautious while driving through school zones or near school buses. While children may not be concerned with […]
What Should I Do If I Have Tinnitus After a Car Accident?
Getting into a car accident is a traumatic experience and any injuries sustained from the accident should be taken seriously. Injuries may not always be obvious. Car accidents can result in internal damages, such as brain bleeds, organ injuries, internal bleeding, fractured ribs, kidney damage, and even tinnitus. These types of injuries normally result from […]
What Steps Should I Take After a Rear-End Collision?
Rear-end collisions can range from minor fender-benders to serious crashes that cause major injuries and property damage. They are also the most frequent type of car accident reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). It is estimated that 30 to 40 percent of all motor vehicle accidents fall into this category, yet people […]
What Should I Know About Accidents Caused by Defective Car Parts?
A car has numerous working parts. Many of the parts are made by automobile manufacturers, while others are produced by outside suppliers. Quality, reliable components require research, development, raw materials, and a variety of manufacturing processes. However, things can go wrong at any link of the supply chain, which can cause serious car accidents. Automotive […]
Why is Excessive Overtime Dangerous for Workers?
Overtime hours can be optional or mandatory, and the most obvious benefit for workers is that overtime leads to additional pay. This extra money can help pay off debt, allow families to take vacations, and be used for holidays and other expenses. Although companies may have the disadvantage of having to pay workers more, overtime […]
When Should My Elderly Parent Stop Driving?
If an elderly parent is showing signs of cognitive or physical decline, one may need to have a tough conversation. An older adult whose capacity to drive is diminished by age or health problems can be a real risk to themselves and others on the road. Drivers who are aged 75 years and older have […]