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July 6, 2020

Motorcycle Main: Car Accidents

Approximately 5,000 people killed in motorcycle accidents annually across the United States, with thousands more injured and oftentimes seriously so.
June 29, 2020

“Self-driving” Cars and Motor Vehicle Accidents

For our purposes, we can define a “self-driving” car to be a vehicle that is capable of safely moving from Point A to Point B over public streets and highways, under any and all possible combinations of traffic and weather conditions, by making decisions based solely on its internal software without the need for human interaction or oversight.
June 22, 2020

Top Ten Causes of Delivery Truck Accidents

It is almost impossible to dive for more than an hour, in any direction on a major highway, without encountering an accident involving a commercial delivery truck.
June 16, 2020

Semi Truck Accidents / 18 Wheeler Accidents

When 18-wheeler trucks and passenger vehicles collide the results are seldom minor and in most cases cause devastating personal injuries and/or wrongful deaths.
June 8, 2020

What happens to your body in a car accident? – Part II

Where a car occupant is not wearing a seatbelt in a frontal collision, the body will continue to travel forwards until its kinetic energy is transferred in an impact with another object.
June 1, 2020

What happens to your body in a car accident?

When you are travelling in a car your body and the car have a certain amount of kinetic energy created by the car’s motion. In normal driving situations that energy is gradually transferred to the brakes when the car comes to a stop, usually in the form of heat. 
May 25, 2020

The Fatal Effects of Driver Fatigue.

Driver fatigue is one of the biggest killers on the roads. It is also one of the hardest accident causes to combat.
May 18, 2020

Five bad habits increasing your chance of a serious accident.

Today’s cars are safer than ever before. This means that your safety on the roads is increasingly becoming your sole responsibility, and that avoiding bad driving habits can further reduce your risk of having a serious accident.
May 11, 2020

Injured at work?

Workers’ compensation is designed to compensate employees for accidental injuries that occur in the workplace.
May 4, 2020

Preventing common work injuries

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were close to three million accidents on the job reported in 2015. Out of those, 4,836 involved fatalities.
April 27, 2020

What happens to you in a crash?

A variety of different injuries are possible to sustain when involved in a car accident; however, the nature of the injuries that do occur are usually determined by several factors, including vehicle speed, weather conditions, road conditions, location within the vehicle, vehicle size and design, and whether or not a seat belt was worn or an airbag deployed.
April 20, 2020

Whiplash: The importance of accurate diagnosis

Car accidents tend to happen suddenly, but what happens next tends to be the bigger whirlwind – what do you do?
April 13, 2020

What are shin splints and how do you prevent them?

You usually don’t think about your shins until they hurt, right? And by then, you could be looking at some major downtime. Also, known as medial tibial stress syndrome, "Shin splints"...
April 6, 2020

What to eat before and after your physical therapy session

Physical therapy helps people of all ages who have medical conditions, illnesses, or injuries that limit their regular ability to move and function.
March 30, 2020

What happens to your body when you break a bone?

The thought of breaking a bone is enough to make most of us squirm, but the science behind the injuries is actually quite fascinating.
March 23, 2020

Understanding concussions and severe TBIS

Your brain is a complex, marvelous, and utterly unique collection of nerves, blood vessels, and tissues. It is also the central motivator of your nervous system, and it receives, processes, and sends messages to every cell and every part of your body.
March 16, 2020

Accidents in the workplace

Your employer has a duty to protect you and tell you about health and safety issues that affect you. They must also report certain accidents and incidents, pay you sick pay and give you time off because of an accident at work should you need it.
March 9, 2020

Common air bag in injuries due to automobile accidents

After a car accident occurred during a Sunday afternoon trip to the Pennsylvania countryside with his daughter, John W. Hetrick was inspired to design what would become one of the most important advances in automobile safety.
March 2, 2020

Treatment options for back pain after a car accident

Car accidents happen. It is just a fact of life. Another fact is that sustaining injuries from car accidents can be debilitating and downright scary. If you have been in a car accident recently and have sustained damage to your back, neck or shoulders, you should seek medical attention.
February 24, 2020

Common work injuries and prevention tips

Thousands of people suffer work-related injuries on the job every day. We spend a third or more of our days at work, so it makes sense that any given workplace has experienced some sort of injured employee.
February 17, 2020

Wrist pain: is it carpal tunnel?

You rely on the use of your hands for almost everything you do on a daily basis. But when you have constant pain and discomfort in your hands and wrists, these simple tasks become more difficult and uncomfortable.