Shocking Accident Statistics
A recent Reader’s Digest article highlighted that accidents and injuries are more common than one might think. Its goal is to increase awareness, and it emphasizes that small changes can make big differences. In the article, the National Safety Council (NSC) explained that being aware of the risks present in daily life can prevent injuries […]
Who is Liable for a Car Accident with an Uninsured Driver?
Getting involved in a car accident is stressful and complicated, and liability can come into question. If the liable party is underinsured or not insured at all, the stress can become completely overwhelming. Now, you are faced with the question of who will pay for your lost wages, medical expenses, and loss of property. In […]
What is Shift Work Disorder?
If your job requires constantly changing shift work, especially changes from daytime to nighttime hours, you may prove vulnerable to shift work disorder. Over time, shift work disorder can greatly affect your overall health and safety. While it is not unusual for those who must occasionally change shifts to experience symptoms of shift work disorder, […]
I Was Injured by My Nutribullet, Who is Liable?
Several product liability lawsuits have been brought against Nutribullet LLC and other related companies recently. The 37 complaints, including negligence, manufacturer defects and failure to warn, have been filed by four plaintiffs alleging that they suffered lacerations from the blades within the product. Plaintiffs also complain of burn injuries; two plaintiffs state that the metal […]
Women More Likely to be Injured in Car Accidents
A recent study has found that female car occupants have a 73 percent greater chance of being seriously injured in an accident than male occupants. The study, performed by researchers at the University of Virginia’s Center for Applied Biomechanics, was based on occupants wearing seat belts and in frontal collisions. The data collected and then […]
Safest Cars for Teen Drivers
Just like adults, most teenagers are attracted to shiny new things – especially when it comes to cars. Unlike their parents though, young teen drivers may not place a high priority on vehicle safety. As many of them are back to school and college, parents may want to consider which cars and SUVs have the […]
Work Injuries and Suicide
Suffering an injury at work can be a very stressful time for you and your family. Not only are you missing valuable time and wages, but the injury itself puts stress on your body and could mean weeks, months, or even years of rehabilitation. Some people who have suffered a work injury may force themselves […]
Understanding Delaware Workers’ Compensation Law
Most employees are aware that they are entitled to Workers’ Compensation if they are injured on the job, but many people are not aware of the exact parameters of what the law covered and the timelines in the law. First, most Delaware employees are covered under the state’s Workers’ Compensation law. Employees who may not […]
Tips for a Safe Commute
If you are among the millions of Americans commuting to work – especially during rush hour –you are on the road more often than people who do not have to drive long distances to work. That also means a greater risk of becoming involved in a traffic accident, simply because of the time element and […]
In September 2019, Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy in White Plains, NY, in an effort to short-circuit outstanding lawsuits involving the painkiller OxyContin. The lawsuits focus on the company’s aggressive marketing tactics that promoted OxyContin as having a low risk of addition. Purdue is owned by a wealthy family that local and state governments have […]