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Speeding and fatal car accidents

The Link Between Speed and Accident Fatalities In 2021, excessive speed was responsible for more than a quarter of all motor vehicle accident fatalities. It is likely that the figure is far higher when the number of crashes where speeding was just one of the factors is taken into … [Read more...]

Accidents caused by blind spots

The Hidden Danger of Blind Spot Accidents Blind spots, also known as "no-zones," are areas around a vehicle that a driver cannot see with their eyes or mirrors. While these blind spots are an unfortunate reality of driving, understanding how to recognize and mitigate their risks can significantly … [Read more...]

Car accidents resulting in bladder injuries

When the Bladder Is Injured in a Car Crash The bladder is essential to store and release urine as the next-to-last step in the human urinary tract. Located between the pelvic bones, this organ is strategically positioned to help keep it protected from puncture wounds and blunt force. But it's … [Read more...]

Femur fractures after car accidents

Everything You Should Know About Femur Fractures Whether you're involved in a serious car accident or a minor fender bender, injuries can occur. More than 5.4 million people were injured during a car accident in 2021. If the accident was caused by a negligent driver, the victims may have recourse … [Read more...]

Bicycle fatalities spiked in 2021

The Continued Rise of Cyclist Fatalities The NHTSA reports that 966 cyclists died on roadways in the U.S. in 2021. That is the highest count since 1975 and continues a trend since 2017 in which cyclist fatalities are up 5% overall from the previous five-year period. Allentown personal injury … [Read more...]

Some common causes of motor vehicle accidents

What Are the Most Common Causes of Motor Vehicle Accidents? Motor vehicle accidents are responsible for more than 2 million injuries throughout the United States every year. While some of these accidents are unavoidable, our Allentown personal injury attorneys know from experience that many are … [Read more...]

New hope for some spinal cord injury victims

New Treatment for Spinal Cord Injuries When you are involved in a serious car accident, there is a risk that your spinal cord will be injured. Nearly 18,000 Americans suffer from a spinal cord injury every year. Because the spinal cord consists of cells and nerves that transmit signals to the … [Read more...]

The dangers of truck driver fatigue

How Truck Driver Fatigue Causes Accidents Driving when you're tired is almost as risky as driving while under the influence. One study found that around 13% of the accidents involving large trucks occurred because the driver was overly tired at the time. Understanding the dangers of truck driver … [Read more...]

A new approach to combatting distracted driving

New Study Favors a Multifaceted Approach to Stop Distracted Driving According to police reports from 2020, distracted driving resulted in approximately 3,000 deaths in the United States. This made up 8% of all of the car crash fatalities in that year. However, it's likely that many more deaths … [Read more...]

Final 2021 car fatality numbers released

New Road Safety Report Reveals Some Concerning Trends Each year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration releases data on all the car crashes that happened in the prior year. These statistics take some time to analyze, but they provide a lot of valuable insight into traffic safety … [Read more...]

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