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Although single and two-car accidents are the most common, multi-car crashes and pile-ups do occur. Often, such crashes are the result of a chain reaction – one car sets it off, and others may aggravate the circumstances. Unfortunately, this can … Continue reading

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Although the injuries sustained in a car crash can be devastating for any victim, children are often at an increased risk for severe or fatal injuries. Understanding this risk, and the most common injuries can be crucial to their survival. … Continue reading

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Crashes that result in fire can cause severe injury to victims. In fact, nearly 16,000 people suffer car crash burn injuries each year. Approximately 300 of those victims experience injuries that are so severe, they ultimately lead to fatality. Another … Continue reading

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As a parent, you want to believe that your child will be safe while walking, bicycling, or riding to school. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Drivers do not always follow the rules, and there are even instances of … Continue reading

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Although distracted driving comes in many forms (i.e. texting, putting on makeup, or just checking out the scenery), it is the use of cellphones that is responsible for the sharp and significant increase of distracted driving accidents. This remains true, … Continue reading

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Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicates that nearly three million car crashes occur each year. Each accident, though unique, often shares similarities with other accidents. To improve the understand of these common factors, and how they … Continue reading

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According to data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), more than 3,500 large truck crashes occur each year. Many of them result in catastrophic injuries to the victims. In hopes of bringing those numbers down, and to ensure … Continue reading

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Statistics indicate that drunk driving kills more than 1,000 victims in California each year. Left behind each of those victims is a grieving family. Many struggle to pay for final expenses. Others have have lost a supporting income and lack … Continue reading

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Spinal injuries can significantly alter the lives of victims. The activities they once enjoyed may no longer be possible, or they may need assistance with their daily living activities. Medical expenses and the possible loss of employment can also place … Continue reading

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Every year, millions of Americans experience a slip and fall injury at work, in a store, on a sidewalk, or in a parking lot. One in five of those accidents result in serious injury, such as a broken bone, facial … Continue reading

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