Quantcast

Latest Accident Stories

2011-02-03 00:00:43

Michael P. Schostok of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. says university study finding 1 in 12 fans intoxicated identifies only a fraction of those who drive drunk after sporting events. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) February 2, 2011 A Cook County personal injury lawyer says a recent study of drinking at sporting events only scratches the surface and indicates the need to increase training for alcohol servers at professional sports stadiums in Illinois and across the country. A University of...

2010-12-23 00:01:08

A St. Petersburg woman, represented by Clearwater personal injury law firm Mark Roman Law Group, received a verdict of more than $600,000 on Wednesday for injuries she suffered in an April 2008 car accident. The verdict was reached by a Pinellas County jury after it deliberated for 1½ hours. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) December 22, 2010 A St. Petersburg woman, represented by Clearwater personal injury attorneys from the Mark Roman Law Group, received a verdict of more than $600,000 on...

2010-12-21 14:25:02

The number of workplace accidents in Spain will fall progressively over 2011 and 2012, according to the predictions made by a mathematical model developed by researchers from the University of Castilla-La Mancha. The biggest drop will be in the number of accidents that take place during travel between people's homes and places of work. Two researchers from the University of Castilla-La Mancha have combined mathematical models (univariate and multivariate) to generate a new one that makes it...

2010-12-11 00:00:42

The increase in texting while driving has raised the amount of auto accidents each year. Personal injury attorneys in Las Vegas have laid out a plan for protecting yourself from impaired drivers. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) December 10, 2010 The amount of car accidents in the country has risen by an astounding amount in the last 2 years, mostly due to "texting" while driving. Nearly three million people are injured in car accidents each year, and a recent study showed that drivers who are...

2010-11-19 00:00:46

Important information can be collected in the immediate aftermath of an automobile accident, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan car accident lawyer Thomas L. Stroble says. Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (PRWEB) November 18, 2010 Because of the greater risk of being in an automobile accident during the upcoming holiday season, motorists should carry with them a checklist of what to do after a crash, Michigan car accident attorney Thomas L. Stroble says. "During the holidays, your thoughts are naturally...

4f835080fa743a455942e703d089d69f
2010-09-01 20:50:18

Spanish researchers have calculated the probability of dying in road accidents on the basis of the time taken for the emergency services to arrive. Their conclusions are clear "“ reducing the time between an accident taking place and the arrival of the emergency services from 25 to 15 minutes would cut the risk of death by one-third."The average wait after an accident until the emergency medical services arrive is 25 minutes in Spain", Rocío Sánchez-Mangas,...

2010-05-10 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The latest report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) shows that staged accident questionable claims (QC) increased 46 percent from 2007 through 2009. Additionally, the ratio of staged accident QCs to overall bodily injury (BI) and personal injury protection (PIP) claims has increased over this period while the total number of BI and PIP claims has declined. The top five states that generated the most staged accident QCs...

2010-05-05 10:15:00

Families in the Tampa Bay area now have an easier way to keep their children safe in and around their home. TAMPA, Fla., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a first aid and CPR instructor, Jane Cook understands the important role prevention plays when it comes to safety. When her granddaughter outgrew her child passenger safety seat, she went in search of a booster seat that would protect her precious cargo while also fitting her budget. Her efforts led her to The Safety Store, the first...

2010-03-15 02:00:00

MANCHESTER, England, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Charitable organisation, the British Safety council is offering free health and safety qualifications to its members, to 14 - 19 year olds and to those currently not in employment in a bid to increase awareness of safety at work. The Level one Certificate in Health and Safety at Work is being made available free of charge to member organisations, with the Entry Level certificate being offered freely in to secondary schools who sign up. The...

2009-11-14 07:56:30

Tests with westerners and African nomads suggest that brain has innate sense of geometry; incidental result: baby likely can do without ubiquitous shape sorter Despite minimal exposure to the regular geometric objects found in developed countries, African tribal people perceive shapes as well as westerners, according to a new study. The findings, published online this week in Psychological Science, suggested that the brain's ability to understand shapes develops without the influence of...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.