Why Are Pedestrian Accidents So Deadly?

Among all types of motor vehicle accidents, none are more likely to result in serious injury or death than pedestrian accidents. Victims of these accidents often find themselves suffering from long-term health consequences, along with major medical expenses resulting from their injuries. But what is it, exactly, that makes pedestrian accidents so deadly? Continue reading “Why Are Pedestrian Accidents So Deadly?”

Seven Common Safety Violations on Construction Sites

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), more than 150,000 people are injured on the job in the construction industry every single year. That is more accidents than any other industry, beating out other dangerous jobs like fishing, logging, and mining by a wide margin. While this is partly due to inherent dangers of the job, it is also due to common safety violations that put workers’ lives at risk. Here are seven of the most common safety violations seen on construction sites: Continue reading “Seven Common Safety Violations on Construction Sites”

Seven Typical Reasons for Premises Liability Cases

When building owners and businesses are negligent in caring for their properties, it creates dangerous conditions that can result in people being injured. Collectively, the area of law that deals with these sorts of injuries is known as “premises liability,” and it is by far one of the most common forms of personal injury suits brought in the United States. Here are just seven typical reasons why people sue over premises liability: Continue reading “Seven Typical Reasons for Premises Liability Cases”

Seven Hidden Ways a Car Accident Might Hurt You

Car accidents are always a big deal, even if no one seems to be seriously hurt at first. Even knowing this, many people can underestimate just how much a car accident can cost them medically, financially, and personally. Here are seven hidden ways a car accident might hurt you without you realizing it: Continue reading “Seven Hidden Ways a Car Accident Might Hurt You”

Seven Common Injuries in Slip and Fall Cases

Every year, more than a million people suffer from slip and fall injuries. Also known as trip and fall injuries, they often occur when property owners and businesses fail to maintain their premises as they are supposed to. While this might seem like a minor issue, slip and fall injuries can result in severe harm, and possibly even death. Here are just seven of the most common types of injuries seen in slip and fall (or trip and fall) cases: Continue reading “Seven Common Injuries in Slip and Fall Cases”