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Avoiding Head On Car Collisions

At about 1:30 AM on February 20, a New York man was killed on Interstate 80 in Saddle Brook when a wrong-way driver crashed head-on into the man’s vehicle. The other driver could face criminal charges as well as charges of driving while intoxicated. Because head-on collisions are some of the most deadly of car crashes,…

The “Shocking” Truth About Workplace Electrical Injuries

The last available data supplied by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reveal that 46,598 electricity-linked injuries were reported during the years 1992-2002. Electrical shocks suffered in the workplace can result in disabling injuries and the need for a workers’ compensation lawyer in New Jersey. The following information on the causes of electrical injuries…

How To Avoid A Collision With A Deer While Driving

According to the Insurance Information Institute, 1.6 million deer-vehicle collisions take place in the United States every year, causing two hundred deaths, thousands of injuries, and more than $3.6 billion in vehicle damage. While most of these accidents occur October through December due to mating season, they can happen anytime of year. May and June…

Health Risks For Pregnant Women After Car Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents are the number one cause of fetal mortality and serious maternal injury, and around 93,000 expectant women are affected every year. Risks to Pregnant Women After an Accident Premature Birth A premature birth (meaning before the 37th week of pregnancy) can happen after a car accident due to the stress on the…

Parking Lot Accidents And Injuries To Pedestrians

Parking lots are full of danger for a variety of reasons. They are areas shared by distracted drivers and distracted pedestrians. They are often poorly designed and infrequently patrolled by law enforcement. Cars may drive in random directions while ignoring signs and pavement markings. Poor maintenance by the owner increases car/pedestrian accidents and is a…

The 411 On Rollover Crashes

According to Safecar.gov, rollovers are dangerous accidents that have a higher fatality rate than other types of motor vehicle crashes. In fact, they kill more than 10,000 people every year in the United States, and account for thirty-three percent of all passenger fatalities. While any vehicle can rollover, those that are taller and narrower such as…

Never Use Social Media After A Car Accident

These days most everyone posts something on social media whether it’s on Facebook, Twitter, or something of the like. But if you’ve been injured in a car accident, it’s best if you temporarily close your social media accounts until the claims process is complete. Here’s why. Insurance Companies Check All Social Media Accounts Insurance companies…

Following Proper Precautions Is Always Necessary With Work Equipment

Two workers were killed at a construction site on February 18 when a 10,000 pound generator fell. While one worker died at the scene, the second worker was transported to the hospital, where he was declared dead several hours later. Construction sites can be dangerous work locations if proper precautions are not taken. Fortunately, there…

Best Practice To Prevent A Dog Attack

Every day in the United States, approximately 1,000 people require emergency medical care due to a dog bite. Whether a canine is big or small, an attack can happen, which is why it’s important to know the following tips: Don’t run as you can’t outrun a dog. If you’re knocked to the ground, curl up…

How To Keep Babies Safe While Riding In Cars

Car accidents are the number one cause of death for children between the ages of one and thirteen. If you’re a new parent or about to become one, here are some tips for keeping your baby safe in the car: Install the Car Seat Ahead of Time If you haven’t already welcomed your bundle of…

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