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Truck accidents are more common than you might think. Due to the weight and size of commercial vehicles, these types of accidents can have serious consequences, including severe injuries and even death. Therefore, it is essential to understand who is liable after a truck accident. Who is at Fault? The federal government has created strict...
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Did you know that passenger cars cause a large percentage of accidents involving large commercial trucks? Many people don’t know how to navigate around semi-trucks and other large vehicles safely. Because of this, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) started a program called “Share the Road” to educate drivers about the limitations of large vehicles and...
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Teen drivers are by far more prone to accidents than adults. The grim statistic shows that car accidents are the leading cause of death for young people between the ages of 15 and 20. Reasons for Teen Car Accidents When driving in the car with other teens, the risk of an accident increases considerably. Due...
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Malls and shopping centers are usually jam-packed with lots of cars pulling in and out of large parking lots with pedestrians delicately navigating the traffic to return to their own vehicles. All that chaos is ripe for car accidents and pedestrian injuries. Who is at Fault? Typically, malls and shopping centers are owned by corporations,...
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No matter how severe or minor, car accidents are no fun. If you are involved in a car accident, regardless of whether or not you are at fault, follow the steps below to minimize your risk and facilitate the best possible outcome. Assess the Situation Is anyone hurt, and does anyone need medical attention? If...
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  The holidays can feel like a crazy time rushing around to get things done before getting together with family and friends. It’s also a high time for car accidents. There are a few reasons for this. Weather Conditions Colder weather and ice create more dangerous road conditions. Even high winds and low visibility can...
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Texting while driving is one of the worst distracted driving issues, and Florida is second in leading the nation in distracted driving citations. Just four years ago, Florida saw 50,000 accidents because of distracted driving. Therefore, in late 2019, Florida passed a new law, making texting and driving a primary offense.  The New Law and...
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Understaffing in nursing homes is one of the major causes of elder abuse and neglect. Experts estimate approximately 90-95% of nursing homes are not staffed adequately to care for their resident population. Why are Nursing Homes Understaffed? Although there are various reasons why nursing homes may be understaffed, the most prevalent is money. The cost...
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Bedsores are often a sign of elder abuse or nursing home neglect. They are preventable, and therefore, they do indicate a lack of proper care and treatment. If your loved one develops bedsores, it is time to ask some questions and dig deeper to find out more. Signs of Bedsores Bedsores, also called pressure ulcers...
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Placing a loved one in the care of a nursing home can be worrisome, especially if you suspect they are being neglected. The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) states that almost 95% of nursing home residents have been neglected. What is Nursing Home Neglect Nursing home neglect is a form of elder abuse where...
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