It’s easy to panic after a car accident with an uninsured driver. The thought of forking over thousands of dollars for medical bills, lost income and property damage is enough to make your head spin – especially if the other driver caused the crash.
Commercial truckers are some of the most experienced drivers on Nevada roads. However, semi-truck drivers are not immune to accidents, and a collision with an 18-wheeler is likely to end with serious injuries.
A recent survey by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety revealed that on average, Americans spend 46 minutes per day behind the wheel. With so much driving experience, it’s easy to become complacent. However, no matter how responsible you are on the road, you cannot control the actions of other drivers.
Being a pedestrian comes with its fair share of dangers. All it takes is one distracted, drunk or negligent driver to cause a tragedy.
When our family members enter nursing homes, we expect that they will receive reliable care in a safe environment. Unfortunately, far too many senior citizens face abuse and neglect in long-term care facilities.
A glance at your cell phone, a bite of a sandwich, a mistimed adjustment of the radio – all it takes is a moment’s distraction to cause a tragic wreck. That single error can derail your plans as you’re sidelined with injuries, forced to foot the burden of hospital bills and grapple with repair costs.
It’s easy to associate nursing home abuse with physical battery. However, abuse takes many forms including sexual assault, financial exploitation and neglect.
Verbal abuse is also common in nursing homes, and it can have severe psychological impacts. Unfortunately, many cases go unreported.
Modern vehicles are equipped with safety features that challenge science fiction. Lane departure warnings, backup cameras, smart headlights – new technologies are helping drivers avoid the most common accident scenarios.
Bicycles offer a fun, cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to commute, unencumbered by the rising cost of gas or the hassle of rush-hour traffic. Unfortunately, riding a bike comes with inherent risks.