Fatal Truck Accidents Reach a Crisis Level

With the pandemic dying down, traffic numbers are rising– and so are the number of fatal truck accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports a 13% increase in fatal truck accidents between 2020 and 2021. The same report states that traffic fatalities in 2020 were the highest across the board since 2005, with…

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How to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit on Behalf of Your Child in Maryland

Personal Injury Lawsuit for Child

Despite their best efforts, parents can’t always protect their children from injuries: skinned knees, bumps, and bruises are a natural part of childhood. When your child is seriously injured, however, as a result of someone else’s negligence, parents can file personal injury claims on behalf of their children. Within the claim, you can recover economic…

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Does Apple’s Crash Detection Technology Work?

Apple Crash Technology Car Accidents

Each year, Apple releases a new phone and technology that is supposed to be better than anything on the market. Their key feature this year is crash detection on the Apple Watch and iPhone 14, which is said to detect when you are in a car accident and call emergency services within seconds. There is…

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Electric Cars Are More Dangerous Than Traditional Vehicles

Electric Cars Are More Dangerous Than Traditional Vehicles

Electric cars are meant to benefit drivers by saving money and energy. However, new studies show that electric vehicles are more dangerous than conventional cars. EVs have an increased weight, which causes more severe injuries to occupants in traditional vehicles. Pedestrians, motorcyclists, and cyclists are also at risk of serious injury if they are involved…

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The Dangers of Lane Departure Accidents

Lane Departure Accidents

We have all been there. You’re driving late at night and the car in front of you keeps drifting into your lane. You use the horn, drive by, and give the other driver a dirty look. That is the best-case scenario for a lane or roadway departure incident. Quite often the inadvertent drifting results in…

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Burn Injuries in the Service and Hospitality Industry

Burn Injuries Kitchens Cleaning - Service Worker Injury

When we think of workplace burns, our thoughts usually turn to construction site accidents, or large chemical mishaps at manufacturing plants. But burn injuries are also common among service industry employees as well, especially those who work in the food industry, in hospitality, and in restaurants. Servers, bussers, housekeepers, gardeners, and others who serve the…

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How Do Medical Bills Get Paid in a Car Accident Case?

How Do Medical Bills Get Paid in a Car Accident Case

Managing medical bills after a car crash can be overwhelming and confusing. Most car accident cases involving injuries are settled by the insurance companies, but some may need to go to court. It is wise to seek the advice of a Maryland auto accident attorney to help guide you during the legal process. Most people…

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What Is Death by Negligence?

Death by Negligence

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the top three current leading causes of death in the US are heart disease, cancer, and COVID-19. Following closely behind those three deadly medical conditions are accidents or unintentional injuries. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, unintentional injuries were the third-highest cause of death…

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Should Cars Come Equipped with Driver Medical Monitoring Systems?

Driver Medical Monitoring Systems in Cars

A National Highway Traffic Safety (NHTSA) study asserted that 20% of car crashes due to driver reported medical emergencies were caused by diabetic events and 11% were due to heart attacks. These types of car crashes occur because a driver lost control of their car due to an incapacitating medical issue. In an effort to…

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