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Why it is very important not to settle a personal injury claim without legal advice

Doctor in OR bandaging man's leg post-surgery

I recently met with a fireman (let’s call him Jim) who was involved in an automobile accident, which wasn’t his fault, and he injured his knee. He saw his family doctor but she didn’t think it was going to a…
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Automatic emergency braking systems soon to be installed in 99% of cars sold in U.S.

Infographic on how automatic emergency braking systems work

In a few years, automatic (also called “autonomous”) emergency braking systems (AEB) are going to start showing up in many new cars. It is the latest technological product to make driving safer. It’s development is very interesting. In 2015, the…
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Tips on finding a good tractor-trailer accident attorney

Wreck with tractor-trailer and two cars

Despite all the regulations governing the commercial trucking industry, it is an unfortunate reality that over 4000 people are killed in tractor-trailer accidents every year. That amounts to approximately 1 in 10 people killed on the road because of big…
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Please, please, please use your turn signals!

Black turn signal lever on car steering wheel

A pet peeve of mine when driving is that so many people fail to use their turn signals to indicate whether they are going to make a right or left turn, or change lanes. It’s not a difficult thing to…
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It’s back to school time: how to avoid school-related injuries

Student standing above arrow that says back to school

It seems unbelievable that kids are already going back to school. The summer break is over, much to the relief of some parents. That said, I thought now would be a good time to discuss some back to school safety…
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Risking your life and others for a single text

Road signs warning of the danger of texting and driving against a blue sky background

For those that read my articles on a regular basis, you know that one of my major concerns is texting and driving. It not only risks the driver’s life, but those in the car and others on the road. It…
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What to do when confronted by an aggressive driver

Man waving fist at another car showing road rage

We have all been a victim of an aggressive driver, and some of us have been the aggressive driver. In this article I will discuss different forms of aggressive driving, what to do when confronted by an aggressive driver, and…
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Why do people text and drive even though they know it’s dangerous?

A skeleton behind the wheel of an car, distracted by cell phone he his holding in his hand

A friend of mine is very upset because her daughter texts while driving, even when her children are in the car. The daughter is highly intelligent, educated, and a loving mother. How then, is it possible that she would imperil…
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Why back-seat passengers should wear rear seat belts

Back passenger car seats with seat belts

There is a myth among many that being a passenger in the back seat of a vehicle is safer than being a passenger in the front passenger seat(s). As a result, many people do not wear their seat belts when…
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It’s back to school time: how to avoid school-related injuries

Kids are back in school and now is the time to review some tips to keep them safe.

It seems unbelievable that kids are already going back to school. The summer break is over, much to the relief of some parents. That said, I thought now would be a good time to discuss some back to school safety…
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