Nearly 8,000 traffic accidents happened along railways in the United States every year. Sadly, according to the Federal Railroad Administration, car-train incidents resulted in over 500 fatalities and 6,000 injuries. The majority of these collisions happened at highway-rail grade crossings when the road crosses the rails on the same level as the tracks. Unfortunately, there… Continue reading What Makes Railroad Accidents Dangerous?
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, injuries and deaths from fireworks have risen by around 20% or more in the last 15 years. In point of fact, almost 10 people died and 11,000 more were injured in pyrotechnics-related incidents in only the previous year. The majority of Americans celebrate the Fourth of July… Continue reading How to Treat Burns From Fireworks
Accidents involving trains and railroads often bring up pictures of crashes with passenger cars at railroad crossings or catastrophic train derailments. Despite the fact that these may cause severe harm and disaster, many ignore the less noteworthy train accidents that can still result in injury. Per the U.S. Department of Transportation facts and figures, even… Continue reading Most Common Causes of Railway Accidents
Many of us spend the Fourth of July and other such celebrations with friends and family, eating hot dogs, enjoying the outdoors, and, of course, lighting fireworks. In actuality, the tradition of celebrating Independence Day with fireworks dates back to July 4, 1777, only one year after our Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence.… Continue reading How to Stay Safe at Fireworks Celebrations
Many of us, like most Americans, will likely celebrate the Fourth of July with friends and family gathered in Ol’ Glory, hotdogs, and, of course, fireworks. In reality, the custom of celebrating Independence Day with fireworks goes back to July 4, 1777, only one year after our Founding Fathers wrote the Declaration of Independence. However,… Continue reading Safety Tips For Fireworks Celebrations
The first lawsuits have been filed only days after an Amtrak train accident in rural Missouri that resulted in four deaths and up to 150 injuries. Amtrak and BNSF Railway Firm, according to authorities, filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday against the concrete contracting firm whose dump truck was hit by the passenger train on… Continue reading Proving Negligence in a Train Accident Claim
Only days after an Amtrak train accident and crash in rural Missouri that resulted in four fatalities and up to 150 injuries, the first lawsuits have been filed. Authorities said that Amtrak and BNSF Railway Firm filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday against the concrete contracting company whose dump truck was struck by the passenger… Continue reading Lawsuits Filed in Connection with Missouri Train Accident
The Fourth of July celebrations are approaching quickly. Fireworks have always been an element of this festivity. However, in Missouri, there are several restrictions on using, possessing, or selling airborne consumer fireworks. These restrictions also apply to firecrackers, mortars, rockets, and any other device that produces a loud explosion or includes a projectile launch. Due… Continue reading Are Fourth of July Fireworks Celebrations Dangerous?
On Monday, June 27, several cars derailed off an Amtrak train traveling between Los Angeles and Chicago. More than 200 passengers were on board the train at the time of the 12:45 p.m. incident, which involved the train crashing into a dump truck in northern Missouri. According to initial police reports, two passengers and the… Continue reading How Often Does Negligence Contribute to Railway Accidents?
Many of us consider the summer to be incomplete without fireworks. Fireworks are a fantastic way to enjoy the summer and celebrate the Fourth of July, whether you’re celebrating with friends or going to a public fireworks show. However, even if you are cautious, you may become the victim of a fireworks-related accident causing injuries.… Continue reading What Should You Do in the Aftermath of Fireworks-Related Injuries?
Several carriages derailed from an Amtrak train traveling between Los Angeles and Chicago on Monday afternoon, June 27. The collision between the train and a dump truck in northern Missouri resulted in a deadly accident, as more than 200 people were on board the train when the accident occurred at 12:45 p.m. Initially, according to… Continue reading Railway Accidents Caused By Negligence
On Monday afternoon, June 27, several cars derailed off an Amtrak train traveling between Los Angeles and Chicago. At a crossing in northern Missouri, a collision between a train and a dump truck led to a fatal accident. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, more than 200 passengers were on board the train when… Continue reading Passenger Train Accident Statistics
Crowds celebrate the Fourth of July and other holidays by igniting such things as fireworks, sparklers, bottle rockets, and firecrackers. Nevertheless, the misuse of explosives often turns the celebration into a calamity. In 2017, emergency departments treated around 12,900 injuries due to fireworks, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. In the same… Continue reading Who’s Most Vulnerable to Firework-Related Injuries?
Americans celebrate the Fourth of July by lighting off sparklers, bottle rockets, and firecrackers. However, the misuse of explosives often transforms the celebration into a catastrophe. About 12,900 firework-related injuries were addressed in emergency rooms in 2017, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. And in the same year, there were at least… Continue reading How Common Are Injuries Caused By Fireworks?
On Monday afternoon, June 27, several carriages of an Amtrak train traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago derailed. The railway collided with a dump truck at a crossing in northern Missouri, causing the deadly disaster. More than 200 people were on the train at the time of the accident, which occurred around 12:45 p.m., according… Continue reading Are Passenger Railways in the United States Safe?