Why Left-Hand Turns by Trucks Can Be Deadly

Have you ever noticed that UPS trucks almost never make left-hand turns? If you have not noticed before, you will now. There is a good reason for this, based on real-life data into truck crashes and fuel usage. Left-hand turns cause more accidents and actually eat up more fuel when making deliveries – so eliminating…

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The Dangers of Vehicle Rollovers

Car accidents of any sort can be dangerous and terrifying, regardless of how they happened. However, when a vehicle actually rolls over, there’s a whole new layer of risk to worry about. Whether it’s the result of colliding with another vehicle or simply taking a turn too quickly, it is a serious and often life-threatening…

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What You Should Know about Nursing Home Neglect

Not all forms of mistreatment towards older adults are malicious. It isn’t something anyone wants to think about, of course, but it is important to understand what neglect is if you have a loved one in any sort of long-term care facility. In fact, even if they live at home but have a live-in aide,…

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Why Are Side-Impact Collisions So Dangerous?

When two cars collide from perpendicular streets at an intersection, it is known as a side-impact or “T-bone” accident. T-bone collisions are among the most common forms of vehicle accidents — and one of the deadliest. But what is it that makes them so dangerous? Why is the risk of injury or death so much…

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Does Car Safety Technology Really Make Us Safer Drivers?

If you have purchased a new car over the past few years, you are likely aware of the incredible array of safety features available in current vehicles. Automotive safety has moved from passive protection (like airbags and safety belts) to more active protection (like lane-keeping assistance and semi-autonomous driving features). With all of these high-technology…

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Intersection Accidents: Why They’re So Deadly

Intersections bring multiple roads with multiple vehicles from multiple directions together. Even when clearly marked, intersections are frequent sites of crashes and collisions. And, anyone can be injured in an intersection accident – driver, passenger, pedestrian, or cyclist. Worse? Most intersection crashes are preventable and are usually the fault of a careless driver. Why are…

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Motorcycle Accidents and Fractured Ribs: A Serious Injury

Much-needed beautiful weather is on the way here in Alabama, making it a great time to hit the road. This is also a good time to remember that motorcyclists are especially vulnerable to crashes and accidents during the spring and summer months. Negligent drivers who fail to pay attention on the road can collide with…

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Subrogation in Car Accident Claims

When you’re hurt in an accident, you need immediate medical care. Most patients go to their local emergency room. There, the doctors provide a diagnosis and may suggest or apply an initial treatment. In serious cases, you may be admitted to the hospital. Victims of car accidents, slips and falls, construction accidents, and other accidents…

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