You might have seen the commercials – we all have. An unknowing driver takes his or her eyes off the road for a split second to read a text message and suddenly… the driver’s life is changed forever by a horrific accident. It is never easy to watch advertisements such as that. No driver … Continue reading Reasons to Not Text and Drive
A large number of people are bitten by dogs in America and Canada every year and one fifth of them end up needing medical attention for their wounds. The most common victims are children with half of them being under the age of thirteen. Children are more likely to be severely injured by dog bites … Continue reading Why Dogs Bite and How to Prevent It
In a few weeks, winter will be gone, but unfortunately, slipping hazards do not melt away with snow and ice. Spring is typically seen as a season of renewed hope and most people will tell you that they really enjoy the spring. However, some people are unlucky enough to find themselves injured as a result … Continue reading How to Prevent Slip and Fall Accidents This Spring
Even though the weather does not always act like it, spring IS coming. This means that it is time to tweak our driving habits as well as our vehicles. Here are 10 useful tips to help you enjoy driving this spring: Do not take off your winter tires just yet. Keep in mind that … Continue reading Spring Driving: What to Prepare For
Ever experienced a fender bender? Every driver’s worst fear, perhaps, is an unfortunate reality when on the road: a motor vehicle accident. Unfortunately, this type of accident occurs every 60 seconds worldwide. Nearly 140,000 injury-causing accidents occur just on Canadian roads each year and according to Transport Canada, Ontario alone has a rate of … Continue reading What Causes Motor Vehicle Accidents?
Motor vehicles are amazing machines. They provide us freedom as well as comfortable transport and they are capable of moving a family hundreds of miles with just a tank of gasoline. However, they are also considered Weapons of Mobile Destruction (WMDs) that are filled with flammable liquid – and often, your loved ones. Keeping your … Continue reading Motor Vehicle Accidents: How to Reduce Them
Losing someone we love is never an easy thing. Death is one of the hardest things that anyone will deal with and it is only more devastating when the death is caused by another person’s negligence. Wrongful death lawsuits do nothing to exact justice nor can they bring back those we love, but they can … Continue reading Avoiding Financial Burden in Wrongful Deaths
If you get hurt, remember that you should not take that lightly. Every year, millions of people, either at home or at work, get into accidents. Despite this high number, however, not everyone knows what to do after getting hurt. There is a lot to deal with – from insurance companies to lawyers – especially … Continue reading What to Expect in a Personal Injury Claim
There are different ways in which the spinal cord can get damaged – it can result from trauma or illness. Trauma can result from accidents. Stretching the neck backward or forward too far as the result of a fall can lead to the stretching of the spinal cord. Overstretching of the neck in any direction … Continue reading How Spinal Cord Injury Happens
Slip and fall accidents – they are troublesome especially since they can happen to anyone, anywhere. No matter what the season is, a slip and fall accident can take place. Most of us can suffer a fall at some point in our lives and it most likely will not be our fault. Homes, parking … Continue reading What Happens If I Slip and Fall?