Category: Personal Injury

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Will New Software Increase Employer Auto Accident Liability?

Is Office 365 vehicle integration a distracted driving accident waiting to happen? Human Resource Executive Online recently reported that Microsoft was introducing Office 365 connectivity to 2017 Mercedes-Benz production vehicles. The application would be accessed through a dashboard infotainment system...

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How Many Medical Malpractice Cases Involve Death?

Medical negligence is the third leading cause of death in the United States-following heart disease and cancer-according to Consumer Reports. Americans are more likely to die of a medical mistake than they are Alzheimer’s, a stroke, kidney disease, or an auto...

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Tis the Season for Slip and Fall Accidents

More than one million Americans suffer a slip and fall injuries each Year more than 17,000 people die as a result of slip and fall injuries, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Common slip and fall...

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Avoid Dangerous Products During Holiday Shopping

Millions of shoppers throughout the globe are striving to find the perfect holiday gift.  However, a gift that seems perfect could actually be potentially dangerous. Five Thirty-Eight reported that 2015 was a popular year for hoverboards and hoverboard related injuries....

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Holiday Travel Rises Despite Train and Bus Accidents

Orbitz estimates that three quarters of Americans will travel during the 2016 holiday season. Between Thanksgiving Day and New Year’s Day, millions of American will take to the sky, roads and rails to spend time with loved ones or take...

Black Friday Car Accidents Are No Bargain

Will you be shopping on Black Friday? Many Americans consider the day after Thanksgiving to be the traditional start of the Holiday shopping season. They advantage of the day off from work to scout for the best bargains. While retailers...

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Who is Responsible for Self-driving Car Accidents?

According to Alert Driving, 90% of auto accidents are caused by human error.  This means that the driver of either vehicle is responsible for the car accident.  However, modern technology now allows for a car to be driven autonomously, without...

Main Causes of Teen Distracted Driving Accidents

Although, the “100 Deadliest Days” for drivers- the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day- is over, the distracted driving problem is not.  With a new school year starting, more teens will on the road, whether it’s commuting back and...

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How Will Zika Prevention Affect Drowsy Driving Regulations?

A pending bill aimed at fighting the Zika virus could increase the number of fatigued drivers on the road, according to Huffington Post. If the complete bill is passed, the 2017 House Transportation funding bill will deny the Federal Motor...

New Technology May Help Prevent Truck Accidents

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is using a new high-tech warning system to prevent trucks and buses from crashing into bridges and overpasses that are not high enough to accommodate the vehicle, reported Time Warner Cable News. The...