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2012-10-24 04:02:50

Teenager Dana Van Der Jagt receives verdict of $474,000.00 to compensate her for medical expenses after Liberty Mutual offered a total of $10,000.00. Case #CV10-6013297-S in Hartford Superior Court. (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 After years of rehabilitation and negotiations, Dana Van Der Jagt´s auto accident attorneys obtained a $470,000.00 verdict on her behalf. Dana Van Der Jagt, a 16-year-old at the time of her collision, was a passenger in a vehicle that was struck at 35 miles per...

2012-09-13 23:03:14

A recent study implicates drugs and alcohol as a significant factor in fatal car crashes. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 12, 2012 Using data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System for 2005—09, the authors of a recent study examined the prevalence of alcohol or drugs (AOD) detected in fatally injured drivers in the United States. The study concluded that more than half of fatally injured drivers in the United States had been using AOD and approximately 20% had been using...

2012-09-09 23:01:38

Albuquerque personal injury lawyer Whitney Buchanan–providing personal injury legal representation to victims of injuries from car accidents, truck accidents and motor cycle accidents–comments on a recent study showing the dramatically high rates of New Mexico injury-related deaths. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) September 09, 2012 Albuquerque personal injury attorney Whitney Buchanan reports that a new study by the Trust For America´s Health, in partnership with the Robert Wood...

2012-07-28 23:01:12

Following one of several serious injury motorcycle accidents occurring on California State Route 138, a jury recently awarded one victim $31.5 million in a verdict against California´s state agency responsible for rail, bridge, and highway transportation construction, planning, and maintenance (Caltrans). Case number CIVVS1002497, Superior Court of the State of California for the county of San Bernardino California (PRWEB) July 28, 2012 Following one of several serious injury...

2012-07-25 02:23:27

Staying calm and on task after an auto collision can save lives and get you back on the road quickly ORLANDO, Fla., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Being involved in an auto collision can be an emotional and exhausting experience. Many motorists drive defensively, take driver education courses and prepare for stressful driving situations, but unfortunately vehicle collisions still occur. A driver is responsible for knowing what to do if they are involved in a collision....

Motor Vehicle Crash Deaths Less Likely In Largest US Cities
2012-07-21 09:18:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The fatality rate from motor vehicle crashes is lower in the 50 largest American cities than the overall national rate, and more young drivers are killed in car crashes in the southeast than anywhere else in the US, a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study has discovered. According to HealthDay News reports, the overall fatality rate from motor vehicle crashes is 11.1 deaths per 100,000. However, the CDC...

2012-06-21 23:02:30

The Tennessee car accident lawyers at Michael D. Ponce & Associates, a law firm whose Web site URL can be found at http://www.poncelaw.com, hereby alerts the public regarding the number of people who were killed in Tennessee auto accidents over Memorial Day Weekend of 2012. The Tennessee car crash attorneys also advise motorists in the state to use a high degree of caution as we enter the summer months that involve a high volume of traffic. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 The...

2012-05-29 23:00:38

The Tennessee car accident attorneys at the law firm of Michael D. Ponce & Associates, whose Web site URL can be found at http://www.poncelaw.com, hereby alert the public of a growing trend with regards to the number of people who are injured and killed in Tennessee auto accidents that involve crashes between police officers and civilians. The attorneys at the firm urge the public to use caution when they see a police cruiser approaching so that they can avoid potential harm. Nashville,...

2012-04-30 10:24:41

Anticipation of cell phone use may contribute to motor vehicle crashes It's well-known that using a cell phone while driving can lead to motor vehicle crashes. New research – to be presented Sunday, April 29, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Boston – shows that even anticipating calls or messages may distract drivers, increasing the risk of a crash. Jennifer M. Whitehill, PhD, postdoctoral fellow at Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center...

DriveLAB: Keeping Older Drivers On The Road Safely
2012-04-23 08:37:49

Brett Smith for Redorbit.com As an aging population of Baby Boomers is expected to travel the roadways over the next few decades, many are concerned about their ability to continue to drive safely into retirement and maintain the independence that a driver´s license affords. In an effort to eventually develop new technologies to support older drivers, the Intelligent Transport research team at Newcastle University in the UK has developed a car which monitors concentration, eye...