While there is no way of knowing what types of injuries a person will sustain in a car accident, there are many factors that contribute to this. These include but are not limited to:
The types of vehicles that are involved (including the size)
Whether or not the person was wearing a seat belt
The type of accident: [...]
Last month, we discussed the dangers of distracted driving. In short, any type of distraction increases the likelihood of being involved in an accident. Subsequently, the chance of injury or death also rises.
The NHTSA continues to do its part in fighting against distracted driving, sharing information and advice with anybody and everybody who takes to [...]
Regardless of a person’s age, drinking and driving should never be a consideration. Not only does this increase the chance of an accident, but it also puts the driver, passengers, and others on the road at risk of injury or death.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving has shared some interesting underage drinking statistics on its website, including [...]
From one side of the country to the next, there are people who prefer to walk from point A to point B, as opposed to driving or taking public transportation. With the number of pedestrians on the rise, safety among these people has become a big concern.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, [...]
With the use of technology on the rise, many states fear that distracted driving will become an even bigger problem in the future.
In addition to texting and using a cell phone, there are many other types of distracted driving:
Adjusting the radio
Using a GPS system
Talking with other passengers
Drinking and/or eating
Watching a video
These facts from the Official [...]
Despite the best efforts of police, government agencies, and other organizations, drunk driving remains a big problem in the United States.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving has compiled various statistics related to the issue, including the following:
The average drunk driver has driven under the influence 80 times before being arrested for the first time.
Every day in the [...]
Every year, motor vehicle accidents claim the lives of thousands of Americans. On top of this, hundreds of thousands of people are injured.
From the moment you get behind the wheel of your car, there is nothing more important than paying attention to the road and doing whatever you can to stay safe.
Unfortunately, even if you [...]
Nobody gets behind the wheel with the idea that they are going to be involved in a motor vehicle accident. However, many people find themselves in this position every year.
Some accidents are minor, meaning that both parties can exchange insurance information and move on from that point. Others, however, require much more attention to detail.
Personal injury victims require a lot of help, including that from a reputable, experienced legal team.
Along with being advocates for personal injury victims, our legal professionals are deeply involved in the community. We support a variety of organizations, including:
American Heart Association
American Cancer Society
Muscular Dystrophy Association
The Walk for Hunger
The Massachusetts Leukemia Society
The Massachusetts Brain Injury Association
We were busy updating our blog last month with information and advice to make your life easier. If you did not have the time to stay current with all our updates, there is no better time than now to catch up.
Here are five of our most popular posts from the month of September:
1. Find a [...]