Don’t Pokémon and Go

PokémonGo has been instrumental for helping the Nintendo company garner more than $7.5 billion in revenue in less than 2 days after the game’s release, but it also presents an important opportunity to talk about the dangers of distracted driving. Plenty of news reports have detailed that individuals playing Pokémon Go have run into obstacles,… Read More »

By the Numbers: What Are the Statistics Behind Most Pedestrian Accidents?

Research from the National Highway Safety Administration outlines some of the primary causes and factors associated with the majority of pedestrian accidents. Pedestrian accidents include any situation in which a person is running, hiking, jogging, walking, or lying down when he or she is involved in a motor vehicle crash. According to statistics analyzed by… Read More »

How New Technology Can Help Hospitals and First Responders Evaluate Victim Needs after a Car Accident

New computer algorithms are developed for multiple purposes everyday, but a recent creation involves helping ambulance responders and personnel as well as hospital staff direct crash victims to the closest and most appropriate area for critical care. Behind the Scenes of the Research This new development comes from a team of clinicians and biomechanical specialists… Read More »

What You Should Know About Falls on Construction Sites

While there are many different hazards associated with working on a construction site, many of these can be significantly mitigated by following safety protocol and ensuring that everyone is onboard with various safety rules and regulations. Unfortunately, one of the most common causes of serious construction accidents and fatalities is falling on a construction site…. Read More »

Key Tips for Avoiding Bicycle Collisions

Although cycling has become an increasingly popular activity, not just for getting to work but also for leisure, unfortunately cyclists are some of the individuals most likely to be seriously injured in a car accident. There are several ways to avoid collisions with vehicles and several of these tips are listed below. Wave. If you… Read More »

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 »

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 »