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NHTSA Issues Statement as Feds Grapple with Safety Policies for Automated Cars

August 3, 2013

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The “Preliminary Statement of Policy Concerning Automated Vehicles” released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealed that it expects new major developments to be made on vehicles within 10 to 20 years. It expects these innovations will make a significant difference in terms of environmental friendliness, increased safety, better mobility and the additional opportunities […]

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Understanding the Role of Liabilitity in a Personal Injury Case

August 2, 2013

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Liability is a central issue in any personal injury case. If a party is not found to be liable for injuries that were sustained, there will be no financial recovery from this particular party. Liability also creates financial responsibility in tort cases. Determining Liability A personal injury attorney can conduct an investigation to determine which […]

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Roadcheck 2013: Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Pushes to Reduce Commercial Truck Accidents

July 26, 2013

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Trucks are a crucial staple in the transportation industry in the United States and are ubiquitous on the nation’s highways. As crucial and widespread as trucks are, truckers need safe and reliable trucks that they drive safely and conscientiously. What Can Happen if Trucks are Not Safe? A fully-loaded semi weighs upwards of 40 tons, […]

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Understanding the Common Causes and Forms of Birth Injuries

June 20, 2013

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The birth of a baby should be a magical, happy time. Too often, however, babies are needlessly injured during birth and wind up with possibly lifelong complications. Some injuries that occur at birth cannot be helped, but others are the result of negligence or malpractice on the part of medical professionals. Common Causes of Birth […]

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Avoid Motorcycle Accidents in Sarasota with These Motorcycle Safety Tips

June 15, 2013

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With motorcycle accidents on the rise, motorcycle awareness and safety is becoming a major concern. The prevention of motorcycle accidents is a two-way street and requires increased awareness efforts from drivers and riders alike. Motorcycle Accident Facts Common causes of motorcycle accident fatalities include: Not wearing protective gear while riding Distracted driving or riding Failure […]

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Pentec Health Recall Issued for Compounded Prescription Therapies Due to Sterility Concerns

June 14, 2013

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Pentec Health, Inc. has issued a recall of prescriptions for renal patients. No reports regarding adverse effects have been reported that are associated with the prescriptions, but the manufacturer is issuing the recall due to issues concerning the sterility of their products. About the Drugs Included in the Pentec Health Recall The drugs included in […]

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Recent Study from MADD Shows Many Alcohol-Related Teen Deaths Don’t Occur on the Road

June 8, 2013

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Contrary to common belief, a recent study conducted by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), revealed that nearly 70% of alcohol-related deaths among American teenagers do not happen on the road. The study is based on 2010 statistics from various government agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Highway Safety Administration and […]

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Shattered Dreams Program Aims to Reduce Distracted Driving Accidents in Florida

May 15, 2013

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Distracted driving continues to be a leading cause of teenage deaths. In fact, the Shattered Dreams presentation has revealed that teen drivers are four times more likely to be involved in a car accident resulting in fatalities, compared to adults. The Shattered Dreams program believes that texting while driving is a large reason for this […]

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Florida Senate Passes Bill Regarding Medical Malpractice Injury Claims

May 14, 2013

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A new bill that would potentially make medical malpractice claims more difficult to litigate has been passed by the Senate. The measure regards requirements for expert witnesses. Need for Expert Witnesses Expert witnesses have typically been required for medical malpractice cases. These individuals commonly talk about the standard of care that should have been demonstrated […]

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Stay Safe & Avoid Sarasota Car Accidents with SaverCar.gov App

May 2, 2013

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SaferCar – An iPhone App To Protect Your Family The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Apple recently paired up to develop and release a new app that gives real time safety information and updates. The free iOS application is called SaferCar. It is available for iPhones and iPod Touches, though not yet for tablets. […]

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