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Blog Posts in August, 2015

Wrong-Way Driver Killed on Interstate 29 Aug 26, 2015

A woman died on August 25, 2015, after losing control of her vehicle while traveling the wrong-way on Interstate 29. Around 4:30 p.m., she was traveling north in the southbound lanes of the interstate when she lost control of her Honda Accord, which ...

Final GM Ignition Switch Numbers: 9 of 10 Claims Rejected Aug 24, 2015

The fund set up by General Motors (GM) to compensate victims of a faulty ignition switch has identified all of the victims that will be receiving compensation from the fund. It determined that 124 deaths and 257 injuries were a direct result of an ...

NHTSA Expands Takata Probe to Recent VW Incident Aug 21, 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has expanded its investigation into defective Takata airbags to include a recent incident involving a Volkswagen (VW) Tiguan. In June, a Takata-made side airbag in a 2015 VW Tiguan ruptured ...

Traffic Deaths Up Sharply in First Six Months of 2015 Aug 18, 2015

There has been an alarming 14 percent increase in traffic deaths in the U.S. over the first half this year. Automobile accident injuries have also gone up by one third over 2014. According to the National Safety Council, approximately 19,000 people ...

CDC: Millions Drive Drunk Each Month Aug 14, 2015

A new study by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), based on 2012 data, revealed that 4.2 million people admitted to driving under the influence at least once in the last month. That would mean that there are approximately 121 ...

Kansas City School Bus Accident Lawyers Aug 12, 2015

Thousands of children in Kansas City and across the state of Missouri ride the school bus to and from school each day. Parents trust that their children will be transported safely; they expect that bus drivers are well-trained and perform their jobs ...

Blood Thinner Risks in Nursing Homes Aug 10, 2015

For nursing home patients often prescribed a variety of medications, appropriate care, and attention are required to maintain their safety and health. Unfortunately, that does not always happen. The improper administration of one drug, in particular, ...

National Stop on Red Week Highlights Dangers of Running Red Lights Aug 7, 2015

According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, almost 8,000 people lost their lives between 2004 and 2013 as a result of someone who ran a red light. Although the majority of Americans consider running red lights to be ...

Experiencing Pain After a Car Accident? Aug 5, 2015

Lingering injuries following a motor vehicle accident are usually indicative of significant trauma. Although you may think you feel fine, you should seek medical help immediately. If you wait several days or weeks after the accident to seek medical ...

What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Do? Aug 3, 2015

If you have been injured because of someone’s wrongful behavior, you may be entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit to recover damages for your pain and suffering, lost wages and medical expenses. When initiating a personal injury lawsuit seems ...

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