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August 2017 Archives

The recovery process of spinal cord injuries is a long road

You drive on unpaved roads all the time. You know that you need to go slow on gravel. You are always cautious and prepared for things to go wrong. As you drive, you watch the road for any curves, dips or humps. You know that dry gravel kicks up a dust cloud that can impair visibility. You also know it can be hard to stop and easy to lose control on a gravel road. For these reasons, you leave plenty of distance between you and any traffic. You also try your best to avoid any situation in which you would need to accelerate or bake quickly.

Understanding the dangers posed by distracted driving

It is important that drivers are aware of the serious hazards distracted driving poses. Distracted driving includes a variety of activities that take the driver's eyes of the road, hands off the wheel or mind off the road. There are three primary categories of distracted driving including visual distraction or when the driver's eyes are removed from the roadway; manual distraction or when the driver's hands are removed from the steering wheel; and cognitive distraction or when the driver's focus and attention is removed from the roadway and the task at hand of driving.

What should I do after a car accident?

Car accidents can be overwhelming so it is important to know what to do when you are in one. There are important steps to take following a car accident. Initially, it is important to remain at the scene of an accident, especially if there are injuries or fatalities. Individuals who leave the scene of an accident may face serious consequences for leaving the scene of an accident.

Victims injured at sea are protected

Victims injured on the water have important legal protections to consider depending on the circumstances. Maritime law is an important and complex area of the law that protects individuals injured at sea. Depending on the circumstances, and the status of the individual that was injured, important legal protections are available to help victims secure damages for the harm they have suffered.

Can self-driving cars save us from rising car accident deaths?

The dawning of self-driving cars has been predicted for a long time now. It isn't so much that the dawning will never come, but it is taking a lot longer to develop and safely deploy these vehicles than anyone thought. It appears that we are very close to that seemingly far-off future from becoming our present.

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