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  • landslide destroying a road

    Landslides are an environmental danger that could very easily take your life and the lives of those you love if you are not prepared. While you certainly cannot prepare for all of life’s dangers, this is one that you can survive if you know what to look for and how to respond. Living in California, […]

  • Closeup midsection of a man with broken arm in cast

    The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently released comprehensive statistics for both fatal and non-fatal injuries. From 2010 to 2016, one of the leading causes of death across all age groups was unintentional injury, with 949,519 deaths reported. In 2014 alone, over 2,600,000 deaths were reported in the United States. The 4th leading cause of […]

  • Are Nanomaterials in the Workplace Dangerous

    Nanomaterials are probably something you haven’t heard of, yet you use them almost every day. They are found in batteries, sunscreens, furniture, soaps and even sporting goods. Clearly you don’t have to know what they are to be able to utilize them, but you may want to know what they are if you work with […]

  • damaged car on the highway

    In December 2017, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Department in Florida launched a driver safety campaign they called “Avoid the 7 Deadly Sins of Driving.” These “sins” are the leading causes of car accidents in Florida. However, they are problems for drivers throughout the country. According to the Citrus County Chronicle’s report, the 7 deadly sins are: […]

  • city bus driving fast

    On April 2, 2018, Veronica Zamora was hit and killed by a Santa Maria city bus while riding her bike. The police initially reported that Ms. Zamora was in a marked bike lane on Caballero Boulevard near McCoy Lane when she was hit. Ms. Zamora suffered critical injuries and was transported via helicopter to Cottage […]

  • tired truck driver in his cab

    When a 40-ton semi-truck crashes into a passenger car, the injuries to the occupants of the passenger car nearly always result in catastrophic injuries or death. The sheer mass of the semi-truck, often fully loaded, simply overwhelms a passenger vehicle. It is vitally important that the motoring public understands and hopefully limits the number of semi-truck […]

  • distracted man on his phone crossing the street about to be hit by a car

    A recent study conducted by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA) shows that pedestrian fatalities in traffic accidents are on the rise. According to the GHSA, 6,000 pedestrians were killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2017. Two factors have been examined for their potential impact on these statistics. Possible Factors of Increased Pedestrian Fatalities The […]

  • personal injury law book on desk with stethoscope

    The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently released comprehensive statistics for both fatal and non-fatal injuries. From 2010 to 2016, one of the leading causes of death across all age groups was unintentional injury, with 949,519 deaths reported. In 2014 alone, over 2,600,000 deaths were reported in the United States. The 4th leading cause of […]

  • man and woman upset about their car accident
    • May 7, 2018
    • Taylor Ernst
    • CATEGORIES: OSHA

    When people think about workers’ compensation and the accidents that lead to claims, they often think about injuries caused by malfunctioning machines or their improper use on the factory floor. In other instances, people’s minds may turn to slip and fall injuries. But what happens when someone is involved in an accident in the company […]

  • pills and stethoscope on top of wrongful death document

    It’s always a tragedy when a loved one is killed in an accident. You can never be prepared for such an occurrence. Beyond the love you have lost, you may be forced to worry about costly financial expenses. If someone else is deemed to be responsible for the death of your family member, you may […]

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