Archive for November 2013
November 27, 2013
Government studies estimate that about 800 people are killed each year from running red lights and another 200,000 are injured. In a survey done by Old Dominion University, one out of three people know someone who has been injured or killed in an accident due to red light running. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, about one-half of the people killed are not the violators themselves, but rather innocent drivers or pedestrians passing through the intersection.
Between 1992 and ... Read More
Posted in: Accidents & Injuries, Car Accidents
November 13, 2013
A personal injury lawyer is often consulted on medical malpractice cases, especially when they result in a fatality. In 2010 a study indicated that about 180,000 people died due to a preventable medical mistakes. Three years later, a new study done by the the Journal of Patient Safety reported the numbers to be much higher, in the 210,000-440,000 range, making it the third-leading cause of death, right below heart disease and cancer. Patients who suffer from any sort of malpractice ... Read More
Posted in: Accidents & Injuries, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death