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NHTSA: Traffic Fatalities Increased By 7.2 Percent In 2015

NHTSA: Traffic Fatalities Increased By 7.2 Percent In 2015

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the significant increase in auto accident fatality rates in 2015 may be […]

When Are Drivers Responsible for Bicyclists’ Bad Driving?

When Are Drivers Responsible for Bicyclists’ Bad Driving?

Both motorists and bicyclists make mistakes in traffic, but a cyclist is much more likely to be injured. Determining fault […]

When is a Car Driver Responsible for a Mechanical Malfunction in an Accident?

When is a Car Driver Responsible for a Mechanical Malfunction in an Accident?

Some auto accidents tied to vehicle malfunction might be the fault of the manufacturer or mechanic. Drivers too might be […]

How Driver Negligence in an Accident Lawsuit is Determined in Court

How Driver Negligence in an Accident Lawsuit is Determined in Court

Sometimes one driver and other times several drivers might have caused an accident. Sorting through fault in court can greatly […]

What Illinois workers’ comp benefits are available to families after a fatal accident?

What Illinois workers’ comp benefits are available to families after a fatal accident?

When a worker dies after a job-related accident, the consequences can be tragic and severe for families. Workers’ compensation law […]

Traffic Deaths Decrease in Almost All States

Traffic Deaths Decrease in Almost All States

Traffic deaths decreased nationwide by nearly 23 percent between 2005 and 2012, according to a study from the University of […]

Construction Worker Deaths Increase for First Time Since 2006

Construction Worker Deaths Increase for First Time Since 2006

The construction industry employs nearly 9 million people, making it one of the largest industries in the American economy. Unfortunately, […]

Traffic Fatalities Down in 2013

Traffic Fatalities Down in 2013

Preliminary information indicates that the number traffic fatalities has declined slightly. According to a new projection from the National Highway […]

CDC Reports that Many Unintentional Injury Deaths Are Preventable

CDC Reports that Many Unintentional Injury Deaths Are Preventable

Every year, nearly 900,000 Americans die prematurely from one of the five leading causes of death, but many of those […]

Child Traffic Deaths Increase in 2012

Child Traffic Deaths Increase in 2012

Traffic fatalities are on the rise, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which released its 2012 final […]

Updated 2012 Fatal Workplace Accident Data Released

Updated 2012 Fatal Workplace Accident Data Released

New data regarding 2012 workplace fatalities was recently released in a Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) final report showing that […]