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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


Children Injured in Car Accidents

According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), over 178,000 children were injured in car accidents in the United States in 2015. In that year, over 1,000 children died in crashes. Every day, 500 children are injured in car accidents in the United States and more than three children are killed. These… Read More


Driving with Unrestrained Pets

For many people, pets are family, and their furry companions accompany them everywhere. Just as a person should not ride in a motor vehicle without the use of a seat belt, pets should not travel in a car without some type of restraint, whether it is a carrier or car harness. Loose pets in a… Read More


When Illegally Parked Cars Get Hit

It may be hard to determine who is at-fault when a driver hits an illegally parked car. It is common knowledge that vehicles should not be parked in front of fire hydrants and other illegal places. Unfortunately, some people still break the law, creating serious hazards for all drivers. If another motorist runs into an… Read More


Slip & Fall Accidents at Work

During winter, there is the potential for a slip and fall accident at any moment. Winter weather causes ice to form on the ground, resulting in slippery surfaces. When ice is present at a business and a patron is injured from a slip and fall accident, this could give patrons the opportunity to file a… 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


Concussion Symptoms After a Car Accident

Car accidents can happen anytime you are on the road and they often happen unexpectedly. If you are involved in a car accident and you hit your head, you may suffer a concussion. A quick assessment may feel as though you escaped the accident without serious injury, but it is still necessary to be checked… Read More


Winter Weather Driving Tips

With winter weather quickly approaching, it is important for you to stay safe while driving on snow and ice-covered roads. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, winter storms and bad road conditions contribute to more than 2,000 road deaths every winter. Although you cannot control the weather, there are things you can do… Read More


Tailgating Car Accidents

Tailgating is a common driving practice that commonly causes accidents. Like speeding, tailgating is a hasty and ill-considered driving habit that most people decline to admit to, but that consistently appears in car accident statistics. Tailgating occurs when a driver follows too closely behind the car in front of it, risking a crash if the… Read More


What Do I Need to Know About Filing a Police Report After My Accident?

Car accidents happen every day to millions of drivers. In the United States alone, there is an average of six million car accidents each year. If you or someone you know was involved in an accident, you may have questions about filing a police report. Police reports help departments track car accidents. Police reports usually… Read More


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