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The Surprising Reality of Hospital Falls

by Emilia


Hospital Falls  Each year in the United States, 700,000 to 1,000,000 people fall in hospitals. With a number this high, it is important to be educated in the unfortunate event that you are one of those many individuals who suffer a hospital fall. A hospital fall is classified as an unplanned descent to the floor …


Car Accidents – How to Avoid and Prevent

by Emilia


Car Accidents – Prevention There are an estimated five million car accidents each year in the U.S. Of those there is an estimated 2.3 million are injured and seek medical attention. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, someone is involved in a car accident every 10 seconds, and someone is killed every 14 …


July 4th Safety Tips

by Emilia


Fourth of July is one of the most recognizable holidays for the United States. The entire holiday weekend is filled with celebration, fireworks, food and drinks! Millions of people are traveling further than normal to their holiday destinations. A large section of the workforce will be off on July 4th, as a national holiday, kids …


Car Accident Damages – Maryland

by Emilia


What do Damages Include? Damages are the compensation that victims receive after being involved in an accident. Most of the time, victims will have measurable injuries that will give more validity to your claim. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there is an average of 5.4 million car accidents each year in the …


Summer Travel Tips

by Emilia


The months of June, July and August are some of the highest travel months due to school not being in session. The warmer weather also encourages people to either move to colder destinations or warmer ones. The summer months are known as some of the most dangerous times for younger drivers because of an increased …


What To Do After Being Hit By A Car

by Emilia


Pedestrian Car Accident In a majority of cases that involve a pedestrian being injured by a car the driver would have been at fault. Depending on the circumstances, you could also have a claim brought against you if you weren’t following the law by not using a crosswalk or being unsafe when the accident occurred. …


How to Avoid Truck Accidents

by Emilia


Large 18-wheelers number in at over 3 million licensed drivers on U.S. roads each year. They are vital to our economy because they transport tons of freight around the country. Unfortunately, these large vehicles have been involved in some of the most severe accidents on the roads. Their massive size and weight dramatically affect the …


New Vehicle Check List – Maryland

by Emilia


With Memorial Day Weekend upon us, car dealerships are advertising huge sales in honor of the much anticipated holiday. If this is your first car or you haven’t replaced your old one in a while, you may not be aware of the necessary documents and safety tips. Before going off on a long distance trip …


Drinking and Driving in Maryland

by Emilia


Drunk Driving Laws – Maryland Drinking and driving leads to thousands of deaths and millions of injuries each year in the United States alone. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), they estimate that someone dies every 53 minutes as a result of a motor vehicle crash that involved an alcohol-impaired driver. …


Texting and Driving Laws – Maryland

by Emilia


Texting and Driving in Maryland Texting and driving is one of the most common causes of car accidents each year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, over 3,000 people were killed, and 431,000 were injured in car accidents involving distracted driving. Over 23% of those killed each year in distracted driver accidents are …