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2013-10-15 23:01:44

After an early morning rollover accident in Fort Myers, one passenger is dead and many others suffered injuries. Attorney, Michael Steinger comments on the situation. (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 A rollover accident involving a church van claimed the life of a passenger and left many others injured on Saturday, September 14, 2013. The van's back left tire blew out, which caused the vehicle to swerve and roll across the highway. Many passengers were ejected from the van while it was...

2013-10-15 11:25:48

Gunshot injuries are a leading cause of death and injury in children and adolescents in the United States; they rank second only to motor vehicle crashes as a cause of death for children ages 15 to 19 A research team led by Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and the University of California, Davis, reveals that childhood gunshot injuries, while uncommon, are more severe, require more major surgery, have greater mortality and higher per-patient costs than any other mechanism for...

2013-10-14 23:27:22

Personal injury attorney Tony R. Bertolino of Bertolino LLP recommends that drivers turn off their cellphones or keep them out of reach to avoid the temptation of reading or sending a message and putting themselves and others on the road at risk. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Austin, Texas car accident lawyer Tony R. Bertolino today commented on recent reports about a New Jersey court decision which found that someone who knowingly sends a text message to a driver could share...

2013-10-08 16:20:25

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minnesota traffic safety advocates are encouraging employers to take part in a national campaign to prevent motor vehicle crashes, the leading cause of work-related death. The Minnesota Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) urges the state's employers to participate in Drive Safely Work Week, October 7 - 11, an annual observance that provides traffic safety resources for the workplace. This year's campaign theme is...

2013-10-08 16:20:23

FREMONT, Mich., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As deer hunting season approaches in Michigan, Fremont Insurance would like to remind drivers of the increased risk of a deer-car collision that accompanies this annual outdoor tradition. According to the Insurance Institute of Michigan, there were 48,918 reported car-deer crashes in the state in 2012. That translates into one car-deer crash every nine minutes. Last year, 8 motorists lost their lives in vehicle-deer crashes in Michigan, while...

2013-10-07 12:21:00

Contest Called On Teens with Traffic Mishaps to Encourage their Peers to Follow the Rules of the Road During Dangerous Summer Months CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- I Drive Safely, the nation's leading online provider of driver education training, today announced the winners of its Teen Essay Contest, which was designed to encourage teens to use safe driving habits during the "100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers" from Memorial Day to Labor Day. According to the...

2013-10-01 23:37:05

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman comments on the one-car accident caused by a pizza that distracted Detroit Lions Wide receiver Nate Burleson while he was driving. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Pizza was the cause of a one-car accident that broke Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson’s arm. He got distracted trying to save the pizza from sliding off the seat next to him while driving his car, reported The New York Times (9.24.13). Auto accident lawyer...

2013-09-30 12:21:39

Deer-Vehicle Collisions Down 3.5 Percent, Yet Claims Costs on the Rise NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fall is peak season for deer and auto collisions and that means drivers along the nation's roadways need to be especially vigilant, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). Deer migration and mating season generally runs from October through December, and causes a dramatic spike in the movement of deer population. As a result, more deer-vehicle...

2013-09-30 08:21:18

State Farm® Survey Shows Trend More Pronounced In Nation's Mid-section BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The odds that an individual driver in the United States will crash into a DEER during the next year have declined by 4.3 percent. Using its claims data and state licensed driver counts from the Federal Highway Administration, STATE FARM, the nation's leading auto insurer, calculates the chances of any single American motorist striking a deer over the next 12 months at 1...

2013-09-26 23:39:33

Tragic Yolo County collision results in loss of life due to ejection. Sacramento, California (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 On September 21, 2013 it was reported on Sacbee.com that a young woman died in West Sacramento after she was ejected from a vehicle during a roll-over crash. The collision occurred during the early morning hours. Most rollover incidents are caused by driver error. Occupants in the rollover vehicle have legal cases against the driver for negligence. Sadly, ejections...