Are Alabama’s Rural Motorists Aren’t Using Seat Belts?

Rural motorists are three to ten times more likely to die in car crashes than urban motorists because they don’t use safety belts. Mobile, AL- Some drivers are adamant about using a safety belt and wouldn’t think about driving anywhere without buckling up. Regrettably, not all motorists are using their seat belts and are putting themselves in grave danger. A …

Hurricane Irma’s Aftermath Has Led to Some Tragic Accidents in Florida

  As everyone seems to be getting back into their normal daily routines after being impacted by the deadly Hurricane Irma that devastated several parts of Florida, unfortunate accidents are back on the rise. Several accidents have already been reported by various news source sites, some citing the deaths of innocent individuals. The first accident that occurred was in Clearwater, …

Gruesome Spill Causes Multiple Crashes on Dallas Highway

Approximately 500 people were killed by road debris between 2011 and 2014, according to AAA. Dallas, TX- Debris, spills or obstructions in the roadway can create hazards for motorists, sometimes causing deadly or injurious crashes. Recently, a gruesome road spill on Stemmons Freeway set off a series of minor crashes and resulted in a Hazmat cleanup that closed the Northbound …

Good Samaritan Saves Five Kids from Fatal Car Accident in Florida

Orlando, FL – A child was killed earlier this week on Interstate 10 while returning home to Orlando with his family after evacuating from Hurricane Irma. At about 1:30 a.m. this past Sunday a semi truck rear-ended a vehicle that had a family of seven inside. The fatal car accident killed nine-month-old Javarien Grier, according to WKRG.com. Grier’s mother and …

More People Die in Accidents after a Hurricane Is Already Over

Palm Beach, FL – The actual hurricane is not what you need to worry about; more people die in accidents once a hurricane is over. Before you run out to start cleaning up the mess Hurricane Irma left behind, you may want to wait a minute. Reports of storm surge, flooded streets, and traffic signs floating down the street are …

How Will Fault Affect an Auto Accident Claim?

  Fault is one of the many things accident victims ponder on after a crash has occurred. Many wonder “Did I cause the accident?” “Did the other driver engage in an illegal action that led to this accident occurring?” or ” Why did this accident happen?”  It is natural to question who caused the accident as we generally want to …

Cliff Jumping Accident Claims the Life of Arizona Man

On August 14, a man died after jumping off a cliff at Anchovy Point on Lake Powell, reports the Grand Canyon News. Erick Kallestewa of Hotevilla, Arizona, went to the point to jump approximately 30 feet into the water. The 25-year-old went under with the jump, but resurfaced shortly after. However, waves and the wind conditions caused him to struggle. …

Woman Wins Largest Personal Injury Lawsuit in Chicago History

A jury in Cook County gave the largest personal injury award in Chicago history yesterday reports the Chicago Tribune. A young woman is set to receive $148 million after being injured by a bus shelter during a storm in August of 2015. Tierney Darden of Vernon Hills sobbed as the decision was read by the judge. It took two years …

Seniors Tour Originating in Bastrop Ends With Deadly Accident

What was supposed to be an exciting trip to the Gulf Coast to visit casinos ended in disasters for several Texas seniors. Four people died when a freight train slammed into their tour bus earlier this year. Seven more were critically injured, and 33 had less-serious injuries. Police were called in to investigate, according to the New York Post. From …

11-Year-Old Dies After Electrocution Accident in New Jersey

A fun visit with a friend and a boat ride on the lagoon had a tragic ending recently, when an 11-year-old girl died after being electrocuted, according to USAToday. The girl was visiting a friend in Toms River, and they went out on an inflatable boat. They had taken precautions by wearing life jackets, and were being supervised by adults. …