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How Can I Help My Teen Become a Safer Driver?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Car Accident on March 15, 2023
If you are the parent or guardian of a teen who has just started to drive or will be learning to drive soon, you can help reduce their chances of being involved in an accident. By following some simple suggestions, you can help your teen make better decisions when behind the wheel. Model Safe Driving… Read More
What Should I Do After I Hurt My Back at Work?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Workers' Compensation on March 3, 2023
Anyone’s back can ache every now and then, but work-related back injuries can be much more serious. These kinds of workplace injuries are quite common. Back injuries are a leading cause of work limitations and time lost from work and can involve overwhelming medical expenses and loss of pay. If you hurt your back while… Read More
What Are Some Common Hidden Car Accident Injuries?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Brain Injury on February 16, 2023
A car accident can be a traumatic experience that causes many types of injuries. The combination of shock and adrenaline can easily mask serious injuries, which is why it is critical to always go to the doctor after you have been in an accident. Hidden injuries might take several hours or days to fully manifest…. Read More
Are Car Accidents More Dangerous for Women?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Car Accident on February 1, 2023
The Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute says the nation has about 1.4 million more female drivers than male drivers. Typically, women and men have different body structures, including muscle mass and average height and weight. Basic differences between male and female bodies raise the concern of whether or not car accidents are more dangerous for women…. Read More
Winter Safety Tips for Construction Workers
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Workplace Accidents on January 11, 2023
Construction is a dangerous occupation at any time of year, but winter poses specific weather-related safety hazards for employees. Following these tips can help prevent winter-related workplace injuries and illnesses: Monitor the weather forecast: Both employers and employees should check the weather forecast regularly so that they are not caught off guard when storm conditions… Read More
Braving the Cold? Here Are Driving Tips for the Winter Season
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Car Accident on December 21, 2022
If you are hitting the roads this winter, it is important to be prepared for the hazardous weather. Here are a few driving tips to help keep you safe while on the road: Make sure your car is properly winterized ideally before the season begins. This includes checking your tires, anti-freeze levels, and windshield washer… Read More
How Common Are Work-Related Knee Injuries?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Workers' Compensation on December 7, 2022
Workplace knee injuries can be extremely debilitating, and unfortunately, they are quite common. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), over 100,000 workers suffer knee injuries at work each year. That is a lot of people who are suffering from pain and disability because of a workplace injury. There are a few different types… Read More
How Can You Avoid a Back Injury at Work?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Workers' Compensation on December 2, 2022
Back injuries can come on suddenly or happen slowly over time. They are also a top reason for Workers’ Compensation claims. Many back injuries are preventable, so what can you do to avoid one at work? Understanding how to lift heavy objects properly is crucial. Instead of bending with your back, get up close to… Read More
What Are Important Driving Tips for Thanksgiving Travel?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Car Accident on November 18, 2022
Anyone who has taken a road trip during Thanksgiving knows all too well how bad the traffic can be during the holiday period. It is a time for aggressive drivers who cause accidents, broken-down vehicles, and other problems. There are ways to make the drives easier, and this requires some planning and consistent focus behind… Read More
How Can You Avoid a Car Accident on Halloween?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Car Accident on October 28, 2022
Halloween can be a great holiday for families, but trick-or-treaters and motorists need to be extra careful during Halloween because of the increased risk of car accidents. According to a study by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the chances for pedestrian fatalities on this day increase by 43 percent, and many of… Read More