Victims of car accidents can suffer a wide range of injuries which can set them back physically, financially and emotionally. The legal system recognizes this unfortunate reality for victims and works to ensure that they are made as whole as possible and receive help with their injuries and damages.
If you are a parent, your biggest priority will naturally be protecting the safety of your children at all times. If you spend a lot of your time in the car with your children, it's important that you do everything you can in order to maximize their safety.
The average adult requires seven to nine hours of sleep per night. On average, truckers in this country average fewer than five hours of sleep per night. This is causing a serious hazard for people who share the roadways with them.
Medical malpractice can have devastating consequences for victims which is why they should be familiar with the legal protections available to them. A recent report released by a Massachusetts state agency revealed that 20 percent of Massachusetts residents surveyed had experienced a recent medical error. A total of 5,000 Massachusetts residents were surveyed and insurance data from 2013 was used. Researchers calculated that in one year, medical errors in Massachusetts equaled 61,982 and the total cost of follow-up care needed as a result of those errors was conservatively estimated at $617 million.