Tire Safety

Worn out or inappropriate tires are dangerous; they can increase the chance of a blow-out or accident from a slip on an icy road. Tire safety is one of the ways to avoid an unnecessary car accident. When purchasing a car, owners should understand that they will need to replace their tires a few times […]

distracted driving

Distracted driving is defined doing another activity that takes attention away from driving; it is a known risk factor to increasing the chances of a car accident and was responsible for 17 percent of car crashes in which someone was injured in 2011. Every day, distracted driving car crashes are the cause of 9 deaths […]

distracted driving

Every year thousands of drivers are injured and killed in distracted driving related car accidents. Education campaigns that share personal horror stories, facts, and statistics are important to help raise awareness and understanding about the dangers of distracted driving but they have not proven to be the perfect answer. If you or a family member […]

distracted driving

In 2008, distracted driving was responsible for 6,000 car accidents that resulted in deaths plus an additional 500,000 injuries. Cell Phones are Primary Cause of Distracted Driving A driver talking on a cell phone is as impaired as a driver with a .08 blood-alcohol level; the legal limit in most states. A driver who is […]

texting and driving

The National Safety Council estimates that texting and driving causes 300,000 to 700,000 accidents every year. Many states have taken the initiative to ban texting and driving, making it easier for police officers to pull over an offending party and issue a ticket. These states have also made it easier for insurance companies and lawyers […]

distracted driving

I bet you’ve heard a lot about teenagers who text and drive but as it turns out, middle-aged drivers are guilty too and are increasing their risk of a car accident just like younger drivers. A study conducted by the University of California, San Diego found that most middle-aged drivers admit to using their cell […]

traumatic brain injuries

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) cause a significant number of deaths and permanent disabilities every year. TBIs are typically caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that causes a disruption of normal brain function. A TBI can be diagnosed as mild all the way up to severe with […]

Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Vaccine-preventable diseases are at or near record lows with most infants and toddlers receiving all recommended vaccines by age 2. There is, however, a group of under-immunized or non-immunized children, who may be partly responsible for increases in outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases. Many adolescents and adults are under-immunized as well, partly because they opted out […]

vaccine injury claim

The supply of vaccines used today is considered the safest in history; the vast majority of people do not experience any adverse reactions. Of those who do incur side effects, most are mild; very rarely, people have more serious side effects, like allergic reactions. In the rare circumstance where someone experiences a negative side effect […]

vaccine injuries

Every day, thousands of babies and kids receive routine vaccinations at the advice of their doctors and health professionals. While most parents trust that the benefits of administering a vaccine outweigh the small chance that their child will suffer a vaccine injury, some feel hesitant about taking the risk. What is a Vaccine Injury? A […]