Injuries Archives

Do Driver-Assistance Systems Cause Car Accidents?

Driver-assistance systems are supposed to keep occupants safe and make car accidents less likely to happen. However, a recent study of driver-assistance systems suggests they might not be doing so. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a report that reviewed crash data from June 2021 to June of 2022. This report specifically looked… Read More


What Soft Tissue Injuries Are Common in Car Accidents?

The chance of getting into a car accident is always possible, particularly with the number of cars on the road at any given time. With any car accident, there is always the risk of an injury. Soft tissue injuries are the most common type of injury you can suffer in a car accident. The body’s… Read More


Are Car Accidents More Fatal to Women?

Statistically speaking, women have a greater chance of dying in a car accident than men. This is an odd fact given that men are the cause of vehicle accidents much more than women. There are many potential factors for the higher rates of death for women in car or truck collisions. For many years, there… Read More


What are the Most Common Car Accident Injuries?

Car accident injuries vary, and the specifics of the collision often determine the severity. For example, a speed-related collision most likely causes more serious injuries. Also, injuries can occur from objects inside the car and even outside the vehicle. After a car accident, it is important to get medical care to determine the severity of… Read More


Hazards for Electricians

Electricians can face many hazards while working on the job. Often, people think encountering electricity is the only hazard electricians can face on the job. While electrocution accidents are common among electricians, there are other hazards as well that can be just as deadly. Reports from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union states that… Read More


Backseat Passenger Injuries

Passenger safety in cars has vastly improved over the past few decades and front seat passenger fatalities involved in head-on collisions have seen a substantial decrease. But what about passengers in rear seats? A recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) found that backseat passengers are not as protected for a car… Read More


Whiplash Caused by Motor Vehicle Accidents

Each year, thousands of people experience painful neck injuries resulting from motor vehicle accidents. Whiplash is the most frequently reported car accident injury. Although whiplash is not considered to be life-threatening, evidence suggests that severe cases of whiplash can cause long-term pain or disability. Whiplash can lead to loss of wages or expensive medical bills…. Read More


A Day at the Beach: Or How That Fender Bender Ruined Your Summer Vacation

The weather is warm, so you take a day off, pack up the family and start heading for the ocean. You swear you can hear the waves and smell the salty air. But before you can even get on I-476, you get t-boned coming out of your favorite hoagie shop. Your tastykakes are smashed, your… Read More