There’s no doubt that all pedestrian accidents have the potential to yield some devastating consequences, but it turns out that wheelchair users may be the ones facing the most serious injuries. A recent research study shows just how dangerous these accidents can be. Pedestrians in wheelchairs were 36 percent more likely to suffer fatal injuries… Read More »
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Safety Tips to Follow Around a Construction Site
Despite plenty of safety gear and guidelines, construction sites can be a very dangerous location for employees. Small missteps in terms of safety can have catastrophic consequences, especially if an employee is seriously injured. What follows are several safety tips to help prevent accidents. Never carry tools by their hoses or cords Keep hoses and… Read More »
Could Driving Angry Put You at Serious Risk for a Car Accident?
According to recent research, one of the most important emotions that you could experience behind the wheel of a car is anger. If you’ve ever been stuck in traffic or had another driver cut you off, you’ve probably experienced at least a little bit of road rage. It turns out that carrying anger from work,… Read More »
How to Make a Right Turn
San Francisco has long had a major concern about bike safety. In its efforts to cut down on the number of bicycle/auto accidents, the City has expanded the introduction of bike lanes, and in late 2015 closed the city’s major artery, Market Street, to all but bicycle, bus and taxi traffic. Final results of the… Read More »
Psychological Trauma and Personal Injury
Recently a San Francisco teacher had a close brush with death when a part of the Yerba Buena Island Tunnel broke loose and narrowly missed her car as she drove across the Bay Bridge. Luckily she was able to swerve to avoid the concrete but was unable to avoid driving over at least a section,… Read More »
What Took the FDA So Long?
Three years after the Food and Drug Administration was warned that reusable endoscopes were spreading deadly infections, no action had been taken. According to a recent report in the Los Angeles Times, the culprit was not politics, it was a simply because the FDA had lost the report. The newspaper says it was one of… Read More »
San Francisco Sightseeing Bus Crashes into Construction Site
San Francisco is one of the nation’s great cities, and people living elsewhere can’t wait to get here and see it. The best way to take in the City by the Bay, they figure, is a sightseeing bus — and so they put their trust in San Fran’s many touring companies, unaware that many of… Read More »