Many Americans suffer from personal injuries, whether from car accidents, a slip-and fall or something else. If you find yourself in this situation, insurance companies and other involved parties may provide you with the financial help you need to recover.
Chronic pain has many causes. For example, arthritis and cancer can cause it. So can nerve damage, stomach ulcers and a host of other conditions. One cause you may not think about, though, are car accidents in the form of whiplash.
Being able to take your loyal companion with you nearly everywhere you go is one of the joys of having a dog. While this makes for fun car rides and fond memories, it can also carry risks for you, your canine and others.
You know the dangers of drunk and distracted driving. There are always commercials and huge national campaigns to warn against these behaviors. What you should not overlook is the danger of drugged drivers. According to a recent study released by the Governors Highway Safety Association, more fatal crashes were caused by drugs than alcohol.
Everyone should avoid driving under the intoxication of alcohol or drugs, but the issue is especially troublesome when it comes to commercial truck drivers. According to a recent study reported on by Reuters Health, drug use is common among drivers of big rigs. With the sheer size and weight of these vehicles, the stakes are higher with impaired drivers.
You probably associate the Fourth of July with grilling, swimming, going to fairs and watching the fireworks. Did you know that it is also the date with the highest number of fatal car accidents out of the entire year?
Were you recently in an accident caused by a negligent and intoxicated driver? If so, you may be eligible for compensation beyond a personal injury lawsuit against the driver. Some states, including North Carolina, give you the opportunity to sue a third party that sold or gave alcohol to the driver in question.
Dogs are commonly known as man’s best friend, but no one can fully predict how an animal will act in an unfamiliar, threatening situation. Each year, dogs bite around 4.7 million people in America, and almost half of that number is children between five and nine.
Truckers have the difficult job of navigating roads and freeways in a vehicle much larger than the average car. While they have their own safety standards and requirements, it is also important that other drivers share the responsibility of keeping the road safe.
Car accidents range in severity from minor fender benders or parking lot accidents to tragic collisions that cause serious injury or even death. Oftentimes, having an accurate record of what happened when the accident occurred can protect you if you suffered injury at the hands of another.