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2013-06-21 23:16:20

The founder of Houston's Law Offices of Kevin Krist supports “Stop Distraction On Red” campaign to increase awareness of the connection between cell phone use, running red lights and car accidents. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Houston car accident attorney Kevin Krist of the Law Offices of Kevin Krist today announced his support for an effort to raise awareness of how often distracted driving leads to running red lights and car accidents. The National Coalition for Safer...

2013-06-19 23:19:38

Car insurance premiums are calculated using a wide range of factors, but there are a few major ones that will play the biggest role in determining how much drivers pay. When it comes to their car insurance quotes Ontario drivers should review these tips to understand the rating process for premiums. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Calculating insurance rates is a complex process that requires insurance companies to take into consideration multiple factors, statistics, and of course their own company...

ER Visits On The Rise Due To Distracted Walking
2013-06-19 13:34:30

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Over a thousand pedestrians had to make a trip to the emergency room in 2010 for injuries related to using their cell phone and walking. According to a new nationwide study published in the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention, more than 1,500 pedestrians were injured while walking due to cell phone distractions. This number has more than doubled since 2005, even though the total number of pedestrian injuries dropped during...

2013-06-19 12:21:10

DENVER, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On November 11, 2012, Firefighter Mark Haudenschild II, 26, was killed when the water tanker he was driving overturned while he was responding to a brush fire near Fort Wayne, Indiana. He left a wife and two young children. He was a volunteer with the Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department serving his community. Over the past several years, too many firefighters have been killed or injured in water tanker/ tender rollovers while...

2013-06-18 23:23:57

Oregon opens new construction projects every summer as the weather improves, and the Portland injury lawyers at Shulman DuBois LLC want to share a few tips for safe driving through construction work zones. Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 As summer construction begins and continues on several bridges and major roadways around Portland, it is extremely important that drivers pay increased attention to their surroundings. “There are four seasons in Oregon,” joked injury attorney...

2013-06-18 23:20:22

The American Automobile Association, or the AAA, has recently completed a study in conjunction with researchers at the University of Utah that measured the amount of distraction for drivers caused by hands-free technology in vehicles. The attorneys at Michael D. Ponce & Associates, whose Web site URL can be found at http://www.poncelaw.com, would like to help bring awareness to the results of this study and to respond to its conclusion. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Michael D....

2013-06-18 23:16:41

Howard G. Frederick and the team of personal injury lawyers at the New York Law Firm Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Frederick helped victim of alleged motor vehicle accident seek compensation from multiple defendants. Queens, New York (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Sometimes a motor vehicle accident requires an extremely astute personal injury lawyer. Along Merrick Boulevard in Queens, New York alleged injuries to the plaintiff´s back and knee, led to a personal injury claim that...

2013-06-14 16:20:23

LONDON, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A lorry driver who developed post-traumatic stress disorder after being involved in a fatal collision has received GBP220,000 in an out of court settlement for his fatal accident claim [http://www.fentons.co.uk/fatal-accidents-claims ]. The man, who was working as a fuel tanker driver at the time, was so badly affected by the incident that he suffered flashbacks and even suicidal thoughts, leading to a problem with alcohol which left...

2013-06-13 23:20:44

After an accident, drivers should think twice before reporting it to an insurance company. In some cases taking care of the damage could be the better option, but make sure to consider all of these points from icandrive.ca before making a decision. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Accidents can cost drivers thousands of dollars, in repairs and insurance rate increases. Drivers should consider these top factors before reporting a car accident to the insurance company....

2013-06-13 23:19:48

The Stuart personal injury attorney says most slip, trips and falls at businesses and homes could be prevented by taking reasonable steps to ensure others´ safety. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Stuart personal injury attorney Philip DeBerard, III, says the focus on preventing slips, trips and falls during National Safety Month aligns well with his firm´s mission to help slip-and-fall accident victims in cases where their injuries ultimately could have been prevented....