Driver Fatigue is a Major Factor in Over 4,000 Deaths a Year

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, fatigued truckers are a leading cause of thousands of deaths a year on our highways.In 2014, the latest year where statistics are available, there were 3,978 large trucks and buses involved in fatal crashes.Many more people have been left permanently disabled from accidents with big ... Continue Reading

Tubal Ligation or Essure—Which One Is Safer and More Reliable?

Tubal ligation has been in use for over a century as a permanent sterilization method but wasn’t widely available until the 1960s. Prior to the 60s, a woman could only be sterilized if a doctor allowed it because her life would be in danger from childbearing. With tubal ligation, the doctor makes two small abdominal incisions, then closes the ... Continue Reading

The Dangers of Texting and Driving Outweigh Any Benefits

According to the Federal Communications Commission, at any time of the day or night, 660,000 people are using electronic devices while driving in the United States. This number has held steady since the year 2010 despite warnings about how dangerous this activity is. What this tells us is that people are not taking the warnings seriously. ... Continue Reading

School Bus Accident Statistics and Current Safety Issues

For most people with kids, it’s our worst nightmare for our child to be killed in an accident. Thankfully, compared to most collisions, school bus accidents are relatively rare, and when an accident does happen, children usually don’t suffer serious injuries. Although the statistics show low numbers of school bus-related fatalities, the number ... Continue Reading

Bicycle Safety Is Mostly About Defensive Riding

No matter how careful you are, bicycle riding can be dangerous. While most people do their best to pay attention and watch for cyclists, all it takes is one careless driver and a little bad luck, and you could find yourself in a horrific accident. The first thing you should understand when you are riding your bicycle is that you might as well ... Continue Reading

How Does Insurance Work Against You?

How Do Insurance Companies Work to Reduce and Deny Claims? If you’ve been injured in an accident, you may want to believe that you can save money by negotiating your own settlement instead of seeking legal help. In probably 99 cases out of a hundred, people who seek the help of an experienced attorney wind up with several times the money they ... Continue Reading

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