According to a study cited by Men’s Health, about 70 percent of people who visit the emergency department for car accident injuries still feel pain six weeks afterward. The vast majority of these patients report pain in either their neck or back.
An 11-year-old child was injured in a crash on I-10 that occurred during a police traffic stop. The vehicle the child was in had been stopped by a Department of Public Safety officer for speeding.
As a parent, you probably felt mixed emotions on the day your teen started driving. Although you might not have to chauffeur your child as much as before, there is always the ominous fear that your teenager will be involved in a serious collision.
According to National Public Radio, the average car on the road today is more than 10 years old. Automotive technology has improved a lot in the past decade, especially when it comes to safety features such as blind spot detection and collision mitigation, but this statistic highlights the fact that even if your vehicle has all the latest safety features, the other cars around you probably do not.
WFLA reports on two Hyundai recalls that affect more than 600,000 vehicles. At least 437,000 Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport SUVs manufactured between 2013 and 2017 have been recalled due to hood latch issues. According to The Car Connection, the cable for the secondary latch is prone to corrosion, which could cause the hood to open if the primary latch fails.
According to TeenDriverSource.org, motor-vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death among teenagers in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 2,270 teens between the ages 16 and 19 died in collisions in 2014.
No experience can match the heartbreak of losing a loved one. This is especially true when a family member dies unexpectedly due to the negligent or malicious actions of another person.
Nearly 80 percent of adults experience a back injury at some point. Depending on the severity, type, and location of a back injury, the cost of medical treatment can be exorbitant. If you cannot return to work while you recover, you may be concerned about your family’s financial stability.
If you or someone you love sustained debilitating injuries in a collision with a semi-truck, you may be wondering what to do next. There are countless myths regarding truck collisions and the claims that follow, and acting on any of them could hurt your chances of recovering fair compensation for medical bills, lost income, and other damages.
It’s no secret that Uber has revolutionized commercial transportation. For passengers, this rideshare app offers a cheaper and more convenient option than traditional taxis; for drivers, Uber is a reliable source of consistent income.