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Do I Call My Insurance if It’s Not My Fault?

Even a minor car accident can force you to face many overwhelming and stressful questions and concerns, one of them… Read More

Safety Tips For Preventing Choking Accidents in Children

Choking Hazards In Children Sources tell us that choking is the fourth leading cause of accidental death in children under… Read More

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How the Auto Industry Manufactured “Jaywalking”?

For ages, travel by foot or horse were the only options for travelers moving through cities and towns. It was… Read More

Daylight Saving Time May Lead to More Car Crashes

Do More Car Accidents Happen When Clocks “Spring Ahead”? Many of us do not look forward to that point in… Read More

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New Study Addresses Link Between Car Accidents and Road Design

Researchers Say the Built Environment May Affect the Likelihood of a Car Crash Does road design play a major role… Read More

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Would an Urban SUV Ban Reduce The Risk of Pedestrian Accidents and Injuries?

Citing High Accident Rates Associated with SUVs, Safety Advocates Suggest Reducing The Number of Vehicles on Road According to a recent… Read More

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Does Daylight Saving Time Result in More Personal Injuries?

Studies Link Shorter Daylight Hours to Higher Rates of Car Accidents and Pedestrian Injuries Daylight Saving Time (DST) ended on… Read More

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New Study Addresses The Dangers of Running Red Lights and Car Accident Deaths

The Number of Traffic Crash Fatalities Caused by Vehicles Running Red Lights Has Hit a 10-Year High A new study… Read More

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Teens and Motor Vehicle Collisions: NHTSA Addresses Risks in Recent Study

A New Study Says That Car Accidents are the Leading Cause of Death Among Teenagers If you have a teenager… Read More

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New York Laws Addresses Furniture Safety and Injury Prevention in Childcare Facilities

Legislation Will Require Daycares to Take Steps toward Preventing Infant Injuries Caused by Dangerous Products  Many parents and caregivers know… Read More

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More Companies Could be Using Social Media to Warn About Product Recalls

New Survey Says Companies are Not Doing Enough to Alert Customers About Product Recalls and Injury Risks  When companies issue… Read More

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NY Traffic Report Highlights the Main Causes of Car-Crash Injuries in New York City

Learn more about the common causes of injuries during car crashes and ways to stay safe this fall in New… Read More

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New Jersey Senior Pedestrian Accident Raises Safety Concerns

An Elderly New Jersey Resident was involved in a Pedestrian Accident in Belmar Older adults can be particularly at risk… Read More

Child Walkers Pose Dangers and Injuries

Crate and Barrel Child Walker Recalled Due to Risk of Choking and Lacerations For quite some time, pediatricians and other… Read More

from behind the dashboard of a vehicle, a man drives distracted while eating a burger and drinking a soft drink
AAA Campaign Uses Personal Narratives to Highlight The Dangers of Distracted Driving

Any Driver can be at Risk of a Serious Distracted Driving Accident Have you ever texted while driving, or looked… Read More

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Medical Mistakes Injure More Than 10% of Patients

More Than 50% of Medical Errors That Cause Injury are Preventable, New Study Says According to a recent study reported by… Read More

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Infants Suffer More Fatal Injuries Than Children of Other Ages

Study Says Child Injury Deaths Occur Most Frequently for Infants  A recent study reported in Business Wire suggests that infants… Read More

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Could Artificial Intelligence Help to Prevent Falls Among the Elderly?

New Study Considers the Use of AI for Preventing Falls in Elderly and Dementia Patients  Can artificial intelligence (AI) help… Read More

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Rising Number of Child Injuries Caused by Ingesting Objects

Recent Study Says More Kids Suffering Injuries After Swallowing Foreign Objects Most parents know that leaving small objects around the… Read More

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Limousine Safety Continues to Raise Car Accident Concerns

Safety Advocates Say Limousine Regulations Need to Change Despite the recent deadly limousine accidents that have received national news coverage,… Read More

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Cruise Ships Pose Dangers that Can Lead to Death and Child Injury

Toddler Falls from Window of Cruise Ship, Raising Concerns About Cruise Ship Safety and Child Injuries  According to a recent… Read More

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Accidents and Electric Scooters in New York and New Jersey

Electric Scooters are Coming to New York  According to a recent article in The New York Times, electric scooters will soon… Read More

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Distracted Driving and Injuries to First Responders

New Research Says Distracted Drivers Can Cause Injuries to First Responders on the Road When we think about distracted driving… Read More

New Study Addresses High Rates of Pedestrian-Vehicle Collisions in the Suburbs

City Streets May Pose Fewer Risks to Pedestrian Safety Than Suburban Roads, Study Finds Drivers and pedestrians alike may assume… Read More

Research Underlines High Number of U.S. Medical Mistakes by Identifying Risks at Low-Rated Hospitals

New Research Addresses The Higher Risk of Infections and Errors at Low-Rated Hospitals According to a research study published by… Read More

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What are the Most Common Symptoms of Whiplash and Neck Injuries After a Car Accident?

Whiplash Caused by Rear End Collisions Car crashes can be devastating, whether they occur at high speeds on the freeway… Read More

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High Number of NY Pedestrian Deaths Caused by Left-Turning Vehicles

New York’s Vision Zero Aims to End Pedestrian Deaths by Addressing Left-Turning Vehicles and Fatal Accidents According to a recent report… Read More

Understanding Time Limits for Medical Malpractice Cases

Statute of Limitations in Medical Malpractice Personal Injury Lawsuits When a person suffers injuries because of a healthcare provider’s error… Read More

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5 Common Pedestrian Accident Injuries

Getting hurt or losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident is devastating no matter what the circumstances might be, but… Read More

Dangerous Stroller Not Subject to Recall

Despite Injuring About 100 People, Stroller is Not Recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission According to a recent report from… Read More

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Hit-and-Run Accidents on The Rise

More Hit-and-Run Accidents Are Resulting in Fatal Injuries, Study Says When pedestrians cross the street, head to work on foot,… Read More

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New Study Addresses Dangers of Electric Scooters

Thousands of Electronic Scooter Users Injured in Crashes and Collisions Many cities in the U.S. have begun allowing electric scooters,… Read More

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Assessing Elevator Accident Causes in New York

New Investigation in NYC Cites Mechanic Errors, Poor Training, and Inspection Failures As Primary Causes of Elevator Accidents Generally speaking, elevator… Read More

From the view of a motorcycle driver, a winter road covered in snow and the dashboard of a motorcycle.
Avoiding Wintertime Motorcycle Accidents

Understanding How Cold Weather Impacts Motorcycling can Help to Prevent a Motorcycle Accident Motorcycle accidents can happen at any time… Read More

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Preparing Your Teenager to Drive – Our Top Teen Driving Tips

Making Sure Your Teen is Ready to Get Behind the Wheel by Avoiding Distractions If your teen will soon be… Read More

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New Study Addresses Causes of Preventable Child Injury

Researchers Say 60% of Child Deaths Result from Preventable Injuries According to a recent study conducted by researchers at the University… Read More

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Car Accident Deaths Surpassed by Drug Overdoses

Motor Vehicle Crash Fatalities a Remain Significant Problem alongside Opioid Deaths Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of serious… Read More

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Pedestrian Safety Remains a Problem in Manhattan

Lower Manhattan Pedestrian Deaths on the Rise New York City has been taking steps to reduce the rate of pedestrian accidents,… Read More

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Construction Safety Violations in Philadelphia

Recent Construction Accidents and Safety Violations Should Raise Concerns in Philadelphia Many new construction projects are underway in Philadelphia, yet… Read More

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Winter Brings Slip and Fall Risks

Icy Sidewalks and Parking Lots can Pose Slip and Fall Accident Hazards The weather across the northeastern U.S. has grown… Read More

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Pedestrian Safety Advocates Highlight Dangerous Walkway in New Jersey

Northern New Jersey Town Cited for Hazardous Pedestrian Crossing Causing Accidents Many people who live in Bayonne, New Jersey work… Read More

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Recent Serious and Fatal SEPTA Bus Accidents in Philadelphia

SEPTA Bus Crashes Result in Serious and Fatal Injuries to Motorists and Pedestrians Alike When you are thinking about public transit… Read More

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Motorcycle Accident Fatalities Reduced by Distracted Driving Laws

New Study Cites Distracted-Driving Laws as Reason for Fewer Motorcycle Crashes and Fatalities According to a recent article a new study… Read More

Can Smartphones Help Detect Car Accidents?

New Smartphone Feature Includes Car Crash Detection Oftentimes, car accident injuries are made worse because emergency medical responders do not learn… Read More

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Red Light Running and Pedestrian Accidents

Preventing Red Light Running May Reduce the Rate of Pedestrian Accidents and Injuries There are many different causes of pedestrian accidents… Read More

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New York Pedestrian Safety Campaign Aims to Prevent Vehicle Accidents

Safety Program, “See! Be Seen!” Encourages Prevention for Pedestrian and Motor Vehicle Accidents Pedestrian accidents are a problem in New… Read More

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FDA Acts Against Benzocaine Teething Products

If you have an infant or toddler, you probably think about the risks of child injury quite frequently. While we do… Read More

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New App Promotes Car Seat Safety

App Will Help Parents Use Kids’ Car Seats Properly to Avoid Injuries After a Car Accident Do you have a… Read More

Are Children With ADHD at Higher Risk of Child Injury?

New Study Links ADHD Diagnosis to Increased Risk of Child Injury If your child has been diagnosed with attention deficit… Read More

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New Study Addresses Pedestrian Deaths in Motor Vehicle Accidents

Road Type Plays a Role in Pedestrian Vehicle Accident Rates and Severity, Study Says According to a recent article in the… Read More

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Improving Construction Site Safety and Preventing Injuries After Deadly Accident

Philadelphia Construction Companies Cited by Department of Labor for Safety Violations After Fatal Fall According to a recent article in the… Read More

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How to Stay Safe While Riding Your Bike

Cyclists and Pedestrians Experience Personal Injuries More Often in Traffic Crashes Serious personal injury accidents involving cyclists and pedestrians are… Read More

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AAA Study Addresses Distracted Driving and Car Infotainment Systems in Causing Auto Accident Injuries and Fatalities

Some Smartphone Systems are Less Distracting Than Built-in Vehicle Navigation Do you currently use Apple CarPlay or Google’s Android Auto,… Read More

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Child Injury Death Rates are Rising

New Study Shows More Kids in the U.S. are Suffering Fatal Personal Injuries in Accidents Almost all child injuries are… Read More

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More SUVs Means More Pedestrian Vehicle Accident Deaths?

New Study Suggests Rising Popularity of SUVs Contributes to Pedestrian Motor Vehicle Accident Fatality Rate Are SUVs to blame for… Read More

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Study Says Most Auto Accidents and Injuries Happen on Saturday

Weekends are the Least Safe Times to Drive Are some days more dangerous to be on the road than others?… Read More

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Drugged Driving Collisions Cause More Deaths Than Drunk Driving Crashes

Philadelphia Motorists Suffer Fatal Injuries in Drugged Driving Car Accidents Did you know that drugged driving is becoming a serious… Read More

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New Jersey Lawmaker Proposes School Bus Seat Belt Law

Can Three-Point Seat Belts Prevent Child Injuries in School Bus Accidents? As many New Jersey residents know, a recent school… Read More

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Youth Sports Personal Injury Accident Risks are Avoidable

Parents, Coaches, and Kids Can All Play a Role in Reducing the Risks of Youth Sports Injuries Does your child… Read More

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New Jersey School Bus Crash Raises Safety Questions

School Bus Collision Prompts Safety Experts to Reconsider Seat Belts and Personal Injury Accident Prevention When parents send their kids… Read More

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Uber Safety Review Cites Flawed Technology in Pedestrian Vehicle Accident

Software to Blame for Uber Vehicle Accident That Killed Pedestrian, According to Company Uber Technologies Inc. recently conducted a safety… Read More

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Slip and Fall Injuries in Warm Weather

Trip and Fall Injuries Can Happen Even After the Ice Melts We often think of slip and fall accidents as being connected… Read More

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Study Says American Drivers Fear Autonomous Technology More Than Ever

Self-Driving Cars Could Prevent Auto Accident Injuries and Collisions, but Study Says Most Americans do Not Agree Amidst news of… Read More

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Hot Car Deaths Can Happen in One Hour

New Study Shows That Vehicles Can Reach Deadly Temperatures in 60 Minutes Now that summer is approaching and the weather… Read More

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Airplanes Can Pose Child Injury Risks

Child Safety Advocates Ask Whether Child Seat Belts Should Be Mandatory on Airplanes When you are flying in or out… Read More

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Philadelphia Nursing Homes Are Failing to Report Abuse and Negligence

Nursing Homes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania are Underreporting Cases of Nursing Home Abuse and Negligence How reliable are Philadelphia nursing homes… Read More

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Traumatic Brain Injuries May Lead to Dementia

New Study Links Brain Trauma and Alzheimer’s Disease We often think about short-term effects of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), as well… Read More

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More Pedestrian Deaths from Vehicle Accidents, but Potentially More Solutions

Recent Study Says Pedestrian-Motor Vehicle Accident Deaths are Increasing, but Solutions May be Available According to a recent news release from the… Read More

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Older Cars and Personal Injuries in Auto Accidents

Driving an Older Car Could Increase Your Risk of Serious or Fatal Injuries After a Car Accident Does the age… Read More

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Accidental Poisonings in Children Are an Increasingly Common Personal Injury Accident

  Child Injuries Caused by Accidental Poisonings are on the Rise When we think about child injury risks, many of us… Read More

Wearable Technology Plays a Role in Auto Accidents and Resulting Injuries

Recent Study Cites Wearable Technology as a Factor in Distracted Driving Crashes Do you currently wear an Apple Watch or… Read More

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Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Vehicle Accidents are on the Rise

New AAA Study Says More Bicyclists and Pedestrians are Vulnerable to Hit-and-Run Collisions If you regularly ride your bike or… Read More

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Hard Hats Recalled Due to Safety Defect That Poses Vulnerability for an Injury at Work

More Than 80,000 Hard Hats Recalled for Possible Insufficient Protection from Impact and Construction Injuries When you go to work… Read More

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Philadelphia Makes Truck Safety Enhancements to Prevent Auto Accident Injuries

Trash Compactor Trucks in Philadelphia Will be Equipped With New Safety Features Most people assume that large truck accidents happen primarily… Read More

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Safety Advocates Voice Concerns About Bicycle Accidents in the Bronx

Is the Vision Zero Initiative Paying Enough Attention to the Bronx in Preventing Personal Injury Accidents While Biking? If you… Read More

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New Documentary Addresses Deadly Medical Errors

Documentary Film on Medical Malpractice and Negligence Seeks to Reduce Patient Death Rates Can public awareness about the serious harms… Read More

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Ridesharing Industry and Drowsy Driving

Researchers Say Auto Accident Injuries From Drowsy Driving Are a Serious Concern in the Ridesharing Industry If you live in… Read More

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Can New Auto Recall Search Tool Prevent Safety Defect Injuries?

Automakers Launch Recall Search Tool to Increase Consumer Knowledge About Dangerous Auto Defects Has your car or one of its… Read More

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Less Than Half of All Youth Concussions Result from Contact Sports

  New Study Suggests Only 40% of Child and Teen Concussions Happen While Playing Contact Sports Contact sports such as… Read More

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Can U.S. Car Travelers Do More to Prevent Child Injuries in an Auto Accident?

Are we doing enough to prevent our kids from sustaining serious injuries in car accidents? According to a recent article in The… Read More

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New Study Addresses Sleep Deprivation and Auto Accident Injuries

  Drivers Who are Constantly Sleep Deprived May be at Particularly High Risk of an Injury Due to a Car… Read More

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Opposition to Vision Zero Bike Lanes in Philadelphia Stems From Concerns for Pedestrian Safety

Philadelphia Has Plans for Protected Bike Lanes to Reduce Accidents and Injuries, but Not All City Residents Agree Many residents… Read More

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Study Says Lane-Departure Warnings Can Prevent Auto Accident Injuries

Recent IIHS Study Indicates Lane-Departure Warnings May Prevent More than 80,000 Collisions Do you have a lane-departure warning system in… Read More

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New Rule Allows Cyclists to Use Pedestrian Signals for Safety

When we discuss bicyclists on New York City streets, we often emphasize the motto of “share the road,” suggesting that automobiles… Read More

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Common Causes of Construction Accident Injuries

Four Categories of the Most Common Construction Safety Accidents That Cause Injuries Construction site accidents can happen in many different… Read More

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You Suffered an Injury at Work: What to Do Next

Determining if Your Injury Can Be Compensated Through Workers’ Compensation and/or a Personal Injury Lawsuit If you experience an injury… Read More

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What are You Entitled to Under OSHA After a Construction Injury?

OSHA Gives Rights and Protections to Employees in the Case of Construction Injuries What rights do workers have to a… Read More

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Can an Auto Repair Shop be the Cause of Your Auto Accident Injury?

When you or someone you love experiences a serious injury after a car accident, can you sue your mechanic? Determining… Read More

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Could Traffic Enforcement in Philadelphia Prevent Pedestrian Accidents?

Philadelphia Seeks to Improve Pedestrian Safety in Center City with More Traffic Enforcement Officers In recent years, Center City Philadelphia… Read More

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Study Says Drowsy Driving Causes More Auto Accident Injuries Than Previously Known

Drowsy Driving Tied to Thousands More Motor Vehicle Crashes and Auto Accident Injuries Through Recent Study Have you ever gotten… Read More

What You Need to Know About Winter Pedestrian Safety

Freezing Temperatures can be Hazardous for Pedestrians We often talk about pedestrian-vehicle accident risks in relation to negligent motorists. In… Read More

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Rising Construction Accident Deaths in New York

NYC Construction Accidents Continue to Cause Serious and Fatal Injuries to Workers Throughout much of 2017, construction safety advocates pushed… Read More

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SEPTA Platform Barriers Aim to Prevent Accidents and Injuries

Glass Doors and Platform Barriers Will Make SEPTA Transit Safer for Philadelphia Commuters If you rely on SEPTA for commuting… Read More

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Poll Says Parents Underestimate the Risk of Drowning

Drowning Can Result in Serious and Fatal Child Injuries  How likely is the possibility of a drowning accident in the… Read More

Preventing Lawnmower Accidents in the Spring and Summer Months

Safety Precautions During Lawn Care Season The weather is getting warmer, and we are coming into what many homeowners know… Read More

Vessel Safety and the Sinking of El Faro

Cargo Ship Sinks Off Bahamas with Dozens of Crewmembers Aboard Earlier this month, news agencies reported that Hurricane Joaquin was… Read More

Winter Weather Results in Fatal Crashes

Icy Rain and Dangerous Road Conditions Driving in winter can be extremely hazardous. Given that the northeast recently experienced significant… Read More

Pedestrian Accidents in Philadelphia

Two Boys Injured, Another Killed After Being Struck by Automobiles Last week, a four-year-old boy in the Holmesburg section of… Read More

New Jersey Crosswalk Sting to Curb Pedestrian Accidents

New Jersey has seen a number of car accidents involving pedestrians in the past few months.  In response, Fort Lee,… Read More