About 1.56 trillion texts were sent in the USA in 2009, according to CTIA-The Wireless Association. How many of these were sent while the person was driving is unknown. What is known is that distracted driving, including texting while driving, is the number one cause of car accidents. These types of car accidents can be.
A car crash on State Road 54 in Wesley Chapel leaves one woman dead and three others injured. According to reports, Kristen M. Myers was going west on the road at about 5:15 p.m. when she tried to pass slower-moving traffic. As she did that, her 1998 Pontiac Trans Am went into the eastbound lane.
With Florida being ranked third in car accident deaths after California and Texas, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Florida Legislature is tackling Florida car accidents in the final week of this legislative session. However, it appears not all bills will become Florida law. Both the House and Senate passed a bill.
A brain injury can result from the simplest event. Sadly, actress Natasha Richardson just died from a brain injury from a relatively small fall while taking skiing lessons. Apparently, she thought she was ok after the fall, but unfortunately, she wasn’t. Unfortunately, this happens to many people involved in whiplash-type car accidents as well. In.
You may have heard about the development of a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) after a long airplane ride. Sadly, it happens for many other reasons and many people are killed because of it. A new surgeon general’s campaign starting today estimates that every year, between 350,000 and 600,000 Americans get a DVT and at least.
I drive it everyday and am amazed at some of the dare-deviling acts people do to make a left turn into a shopping center, car lot, or restaurant on U.S. Highway 19 in Clearwater. Some barely avoid a car accident. Other cause car accidents. This will be coming to an end shortly. According to Bay.
That’s what the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is saying. There is little dispute that the number cause of death among teenagers is car accidents. In a press release, the IIHS argues that raising the minimum driving age by even one year would save lives. “Among US states, only New Jersey holds off licenses until.
Holiday weekends are fun, but they can be deadly. Too many drivers get behind the wheel after a Labor Day barbecue and drive while intoxicated. This substantially increases the risk of them causing or being involved in a serious car accident. AAA and Budweiser have partnered up again this holiday weekend to reduce car accident.
Over 34 million Americans will be traveling a distance of at least 50 miles from home this Labor Day weekend. Almost 2 million of these travelers will be Floridians. The more travelers on the roads, the more likely there will be an increase in car accidents. Thus, it is important that everyone drives safely. Be.
There are more than 6 million car accidents in the United States each year. The costs of these car accidents have been estimated at more than $200 billion. From these car accidents, approximately 3 million people have been injured and more than 42,000 people have been killed. Many of the people who are injured in.
I have clients come into my office after a car accident and think since their insurance agent told them that they have “full coverage” that they will be protected. Sadly, too many times, these clients–who are injured as a result of the car accident–do not have adequate insurance coverage. Howe could that be? They had “full.
After your car accident, you feel pain in or around your ear. Also, headaches and maybe even pain or tenderness in or around your jaw. What is causing that pain? It could be TMJ or a TMD. TMJ is an abbreviation for Temporomandibular Joint–the joint that connects the lower jaw to the temporal area of.
“Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest.” This is the slogan for the Florida Highway Patrol campaign to crackdown on impaired driving–a campaign that will continue through Labor Day. “Impaired driving is not an accident — it’s an epidemic of careless disregard for human life,” said Colonel John Czernis, director of the Florida Highway Patrol. .
Although the number of people who have died on the nation’s roads dropped from last year, over 41,000 people lost their life and their families suffered a horrible loss in 2007 because a car accident. Another 2.49 million people were injured in automobile accidents in 2007 according to the latest report from the National Highway Safety.
Many of my clients are recommended for trigger point injections to address their continued pain after a car accident or workers’ compensation injury. However, some are uncertain as to what trigger point injections really are. Trigger point injections are used to treat extremely painful areas of muscle. Normal muscle contracts and relaxes when it is.
Whether or a parent jumping for joy or a kid moaning and groaning, there is no hiding the fact that school is back. As schools across Florida get back into the swing of things, sidewalks, streets and parking lots will be areas to avoid car accidents, bike accidents or pedestrian injuries. Here are some safety.
For some parents, this day couldn’t come fast enough. School is about to start. With approximately 24 million children commuting to school on about 440,000 buses, many car accidents occur. A majority of these car accidents occur while loading and unloading children. To reduce the risk of a car accident and injuries, the Florida Highway.
All Tampa Bay Rays fans know that one of our best players, Carl Crawford, is having surgery to repair tendons in his hand. Sadly, he will be out for many weeks as we battle to control first place (oh, it is so good to say the First Place Rays!). However, the type of injury that.
Car accidents happen to everyone no matter the sex or age of the person. However, there are some important things to know when it comes to car accidents and men. Here are a few of them: For all except the oldest men, car accidents are the leading cause of accidental deaths. Falls overtake automobile accidents.
After a car accident, some insurance adjusters will say anything to get you to settle your claim as fast as possible. They know as soon as you sign the Release, the insurance company is no longer responsible for any payment to you–no matter what your doctor may later find out about your injuries. Unfortunately, the.