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Recent data from the National Safety Council (NSC) has revealed some grim facts about traffic fatalities. The data shows an increase in traffic deaths by 6 percent in 2016. This, when combined with the 14 percent increase in 2015, means that the number of traffic fatalities in the past two years has shown the most dramatic increase since 1964.
When the blood vessels and nerves are squeezed near the thoracic outlet, it causes a condition known as thoracic outlet syndrome. It is not uncommon for car accident victims to develop neck, arm, shoulder, and hand pain. In most cases, the cause of this pain is the herniation of the spinal discs, or stretching or tearing of the ligaments in the neck.
By Erin Brandt. Gender-based dress codes have lately become a “hot topic” for British Columbia’s media outlets. The recent interest flows from Green party leader Andrew Weaver’s new Bill M2** which (if enacted) Mr. Weaver says will prevent employers from requiring that female employees wear high heels in the workplace.
Car accidents often cause debilitating and long term injuries. Some of these injuries, including leg crush injuries, require extensive treatment and involve long recovery periods. One of the most common injuries that can result from a car accident is a broken bone injury. It is not uncommon to see a cast on a car crash victim’s leg, but in some cases, it can be worse.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday fined Experian PLC $3 million, alleging that the leading credit-reporting firm misrepresented the credit scores it marketed to consumers, according to the Wall Street Journal. On Thursday, the Journal reported that the CFPB said Experian claimed the credit scores it sold to consumers were the same ones lenders used to make credit decisions.
Trucking companies and their drivers in the United States are required to adhere to a set of Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) standards set forth by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). There are seven categories of compliance defined by this program called Behavior Analysis Safety Improvement Categories (BASIC).
Cyber security insurance is a relatively new insurance product that has probably become more popular and important in today’s digital age. Think about it. Almost everything is created, transmitted, shared, and stored digitally. Companies utilize cloud-based platforms to store documents, share documents, and transmit documents. Documents are transmitted via e-mail.
People can become very attached to their dogs and treat them as life companions. They live inside homes and can become trusted members of families. However, even without provocation, a dog may become aggressive and sometimes bite. Victims of dog bites are often people who are known to the dog – owners, friends, or neighbors.
As the backlog of judicial foreclosure cases grew substantially in recent years in states such as New York, New Jersey, and Florida, many homeowners found their cases dragging on for years or even ignored altogether by their mortgage lenders. As the statute of limitations began to run on foreclosure actions, some homeowners found themselves in a unique position – the mortgage l ...
Normally, I blog about current events or about how we can help consumers can get real relief from financial pressures under the law. In today’s post, I digress to recognize one of our own. Recently, we celebrated the twenty year anniversary of our friend and trusted employee, Leann Wilkinson. Where has the time gone? Her official title is Office Manager.
Hi there, I am a Personal Injury Attorney in Houston. Any type of traffic-related accident has the potential to cause serious injuries. However, certain types of crashes have a higher propensity for certain types of injuries. For example, a rear-end collision between two cars can often cause victims to suffer from whiplash.
By Fiona Anderson. As a former journalist, I can’t help but be mesmerized by the bloodletting that is happening at newspapers and television and radio stations across Canada. The only exception is the publicly funded Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Private companies need to make money to survive and, with advertisers now having their own advertising platforms (their websit ...
The all-too-familiar wreckage scene of a large semi-trailer rear-ended by a passenger vehicle raises questions about who has been hurt, who is to blame, and how could the accident have been avoided. You might assume any case of rear-ending squarely places the blame on the driver of the vehicle in the back, but the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) holds a different opinion.
Today, the Maryland State Police certified Chief Counsel Joshua Prince, of the Firearms Industry Consulting Group, a division of Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., as a qualified handgun instructor for the state of Maryland, which permits him to instruct Handgun Qualification License applicants and Handgun Wear and Bear applicants.