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3 Common Injuries Pedestrian Accident Victims Can Suffer

When motor vehicles crash into pedestrians, the consequences are usually life-changing and Catastrophic Injuries. Some pedestrian accident victims do not even survive. Those that survive severe injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic amputations, often face ongoing medical bills and months to years of being incapable of working if they do manage to go back to work at all. 972 Pedestrians were killed in California in 2019. Traumatic Brain Injury TBI or traumatic brain injury isRead More …

Watch Out for Drunk Drivers Around St. Patrick’s Day

Drunk Drivers

Parades, street parties, green clothing, and lots of beer are the hallmark signs of St. Patrick’s Day. Unfortunately, where there are parties, there are often drunk drivers too. Education and awareness campaigns have reduced drunk driving accidents by a third over the last decade, yet 10,000 Americans die in drunk driving accidents each year. What is the Problem with Driving Drunk? When someone drives under the influence of alcohol (or marijuana), the driver’s reflexes are significantly slower than normal. ThisRead More …

Pedestrian Accidents Can End in Catastrophic Injuries

In the contest between a pedestrian and a car, there is no question as to who is going to end up injured. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 5,000 pedestrians are killed in accidents each year. In those pedestrian accidents that are not fatal, many results in extremely serious injuries, including traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and amputations. What is Traumatic Brain Injury? Traumatic Brain Injury – or TBI – is a seriousRead More …