Personal Injury Archives

Car Safety Technologies Continue to Advance

Airbags and anti-lock brakes used to be the gold standard in car safety. However, as time and technology have both progressed, the safety features on cars have changed by leaps and bounds. Many of these advanced safety features are more than just a luxury item. Most buyers now can expect the latest safety features in… Read More


An Overview of Workers’ Compensation Benefits

The concept of workers’ compensation is often described as a compromise between the rights and needs of employers and employees. Both sides know that injuries occur. The compromise of workers’ compensation is that each side gets some benefit. Employees have compensation options when they get injured or sick on the job, while employers are not… Read More


Involved in a Car Accident? Here’s What to Do

A car accident can be a traumatic and stressful experience, especially when serious injuries are involved. Car accidents bring a whirl of emotions, which is completely normal, but you may find yourself shaken up and unsure of what to do next. The Delaware County car accident lawyers at the Law Office of Deborah M. Truscello… Read More


Distracted Drivers Increase Crash Rates in Work Zones

Distracted driving is becoming an increasingly large problem. Studies have shown that it is related in part to the fact that we are becoming more and more reliant on our cell phones for all sorts of things like directions, where to find our next meal, and even simply to converse with co-workers, friends, or family…. Read More


Car Accidents and Brain Injury Awareness Month

A severe brain injury potentially changes not only the victim’s life forever, but that of their family. Car accidents are one of the most common causes of traumatic brain injury (TBI). While a serious head injury and TBI after a motor vehicle accident could be obvious, that is not the case with a less severe… Read More


Those Who Are Sleep Deprived are More Likely to be Involved in Car Accidents

As demands on our time increase, the hours available to sleep decrease, which puts us at risk for serious and sometimes fatal car accidents. According to a new study posted in Science Daily, people who sleep less than seven hours in any 24-hour period are three times more likely to cause a car accident. Those… Read More


How to Prevent the Top 5 Most Common Workplace Injuries

It may seem as though the only dangerous workplaces involve power tools or construction sites. However, that is not the case. Workplace accidents and injuries can occur at any workplace. Here are the five most common workplace injuries: Slips, Trips & Falls These types of injuries account for about one-third of all personal injuries in… Read More


Self-Driving Cars and the Future of Personal Injury Law

Self-driving cars are not only changing the transportation industry, they are also changing laws regarding personal injury accidents. When you are involved in an accident involving a self-driving vehicle, you may be wondering who the responsible party is? Is it the person who owns the vehicle, the company using the vehicle, or the vehicle developers?… Read More


Winter Car Accidents

If you are involved in a car accident, your insurance will pay for the damage. But if you are the victim of another driver’s negligence, you may have to file a claim with their insurance to pay for your medical treatments, time away from work, and more. Many very serious car accidents occur when the… Read More


Not Putting Seatbelts on Children Could Constitute Child Abuse in Florida

Every parent’s goal is to keep their child secure and safe from harm. One of the riskiest daily activities for many people is simply getting in a car, with dangers ranging from drunk or distracted drivers to speeding and reckless driving. The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) asserts that car seatbelt… Read More


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