Accident And Injury (page 4)
Multitasking Isn’t Real, But Distracted Driving Is
Are you a good multitasker? If the answer is “yes,” would you also consider yourself a good distracted driver? When people drive distractedly they are...
- Richard Bierig
- Apr 3, 2017
Fatal Oakland Apt. Fire News: Landlord Had History of Violations
On Mar. 27, Oakland residents in a low-income apartment building woke up to the sound of screams, not fire alarms, that alerted them that a...
- Mar 29, 2017
Here's Why American Roads Are Getting Deadlier
New statistics released by the National Safety Council on roadway fatalities reveal that 2016 was the deadliest year for drivers in a decade: 40,000 people...
- Feb 22, 2017
Another Day, Another GM Airbag Sensor Recall
In February, General Motors announced a recall of 107,000 older model sports cars due to airbag sensor issues, according to The Detroit News. This recall...
- Feb 15, 2017
In Wake of Tragic Georgia House Fire, Know Your Fire Risks
On Feb. 12, a tragic home fire resulted in the death of three people in Monroe, Georgia. Quentin Moses, a former NFL football player, his...
- Feb 14, 2017
Snowstorm Shopping: Who’s Liable in a Slip and Fall?
School kids (and a lot of employees!) across the Northeast are enjoying the snow brought by Winter Storm Niko on Feb. 9. However, the snowstorm...
- Feb 10, 2017
Fire Preparation Can Help You Avoid Devastation in Jackson
A fire tearing through your home is one of the most distressing situations you may ever find yourself in. A serious blaze can rob you...
- Feb 6, 2017
5 Firestarters in Your Home You Might Not Know About
As we mark the beginning of National Burn Awareness Week, it’s a good time to take a look at all of the potential firestarters in...
- Feb 5, 2017
Why Your Landlord Might Be To Blame After a Fire
There’s a disturbing trend developing in the Southeast: apartment complex fires. Earlier this month, a two-alarm fire broke out in an apartment building in Midtown,...
- Jan 27, 2017
Smoke Detectors Aren't Just an Annoying, Beeping Device
Smoke detectors are not simply a suggestion for your home; they are a necessity to help you survive burn injuries, or even worse, death. As...
- Jan 24, 2017
Will Driverless Cars Save Us From Dangerous Roads?
Deaths on U.S. roads are up from 2015, which was already a record breaking year. More than 35,000 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents...
- Jan 19, 2017
NY’s Strict Statute of Limitation on Child Sex Abuse Could Change in 2017
As liberal as New York State is considered in terms of civil rights, there is one area of the law where critics believe the Empire...
- Jan 9, 2017
Venetian Causeway Closed Again in December, Worrying Miami Bicyclists
It looks like last years’ repairs to the Venetian Causeway weren’t enough to get the job done, because the bridge was closed yet again last...
- Jan 9, 2017
Philly’s Helpful Vape Laws Could Spread to More of PA
With the emergence of vaping and e-cigarettes in the past decade, federal and state crackdowns on the products - many of which were untested -...
- Jan 4, 2017
Birth Defects Are the Leading Cause of Death Among Infants
Birth defects are the leading cause of death for newborns in the U.S., killing one in every five infants, according to the U.S. Center for...
- Jan 4, 2017