Fatigue Cited as Factor in Deadly Truck Accident

We recently addressed in our blog the issue of distracted driving. Another issue that is receiving press across the country is driving while fatigued. An Oklahoma large truck accident involving driver fatigue has brought the issue into the spotlight. Last year, a tractor-trailer smashed into a line of cars on an Oklahoma highway killing 10 people. Accident investigators and the National Transportation Safety Board cite acute fatigue as the reason why the semi-driver failed to stop. The 76-year-old truck driver had been operating on five hours of sleep and had already driven around 10 hours before the accident. The driver had just returned from vacation and was in the process of adjusting ...

Expert Witness Locating

28 years of nursing experience lends itself to an extensive source of expert witnesses. We will submit the names of at least three expert witnesses with their CV’s and/or credentials for your review. Communication with the experts will be left to you for your approval.   Certified Legal Nurse Consultant or Paralegal? Los Angeles Legal Nurse Consultants and nurse-paralegals are two completely different entities. An LNC can provide her clients with specialized knowledge of medicine, nursing and the intricate inner workings of the healthcare system. Years of nursing experiences coupled with regular legal-medical educational advancement far surpass that of the high-school diploma of a legal/medical assistant. “The primary role of ...

Parental Alienation and what it means for your case

Parental Alienation is becoming a commonly used term in our Court System.    Many people are now asking, exactly what does it mean and how does it affect the outcome of a custody dispute? Parental Alienation is the term used to describe the destruction of a child’s relationship with one parent by the other parent’s actions.   It can include systematically removing the parent from the child’s life by making it impossible after a divorce/separation for the other parent to be involved, or it may include speaking negatively about the other parent in front of or to the child. Parental alienation is a hotly debated issue in child custody cases and in the nation. ...

Woman injured in Tennessee car accident

Car accidents can be a very serious matter. Such accidents can result in individuals suffering injuries. Recently, a car accident happened in Tennessee in which a woman was hurt. The accident occurred last Friday. Reportedly, early that evening, an 84-year-old woman from Maryville was driving a minivan east along a road in Blount County. Allegedly, the 84-year-old woman’s minivan was then struck by a westbound car which had crossed into the road’s eastbound lane. The car was being driven by a 41-year-old man from Maryville. According to authorities, the car had crossed into the eastbound lane while attempting to avoid hitting a motor vehicle which was making a left turn. According to ...

Car crash in Tennessee results in fatality

Tragically, car accidents can sometimes result in an individual’s death. This is one of the many reasons why it is very important for motorists to practice responsible driving when out on the roads. Earlier this week, a fatal Michigan car accident occurred in Tennessee. The crash happened on Wednesday. That afternoon, an SUV was traveling along a road in Cumberland County, Tennessee. The SUV was being driven by a 59-year-old woman and had a 65-year-old man as a passenger. Allegedly, a motor vehicle that was being driven by an 84-year-old man then turned into the SUV’s path and a collision occurred between these two vehicles. According to the Herald-Citizen article which ...

Study looks at effects of concussions on kids’ brains

Brain injuries can be a very impactful type of injury. Recently, a study was conducted which looked at the effects of concussions on children’s brains. The study was conducted by researchers from the Mind Research Network and the University of New Mexico. The study was recently published in the “Journal of Neuroscience.” The study looked at 30 children. Fifteen of these children had suffered a concussion 21 days or less prior to the start of the study and the other 15 children had not suffered any sort of brain injury. The researchers ran brain scans on the children at the start of the study and then four months later. Reportedly, ...

Pennsylvania man sentenced for fatal crash, leaving the scene

When someone you love dies, it is a devastating experience. You may feel sad and lost without them. When a loved one dies suddenly and unexpectedly, it can be even more difficult to cope with. You may feel that their death occurred too soon. They may have left behind a spouse and children, who are left without a vital part of their family. Car accidents are common causes of sudden deaths. If a serious accident occurs, most people would expect both drivers to stay near the scene of the crash and even make sure the other driver is OK. In a recent case, however, a Pennsylvania man was sentenced to prison ...

How Delaware residents can prevent dog bite injuries

Many people in Delaware and around the country suffer dog bite injuries every day. There are almost 80 million pet dogs around the country and approximately 4.5 million Americans suffer dog bite injuries every year. Almost of 1 million of these bites are severe enough to require medical attention in a hospital. The majority of dog bites are preventable and Delaware residents should take advantage of National Dog Bite Prevention Week to learn how to avoid bites. Avoiding dog bites is fairly simple and requires that everyone around a dog make safety a priority. Dog owners should properly train their dogs and educate their visitors on how to properly interact with the ...

Ticket Deferral | What’s Deferred?

Traffic Ticket Deferral When the courtroom enables the offender to enter the delayed finding, the solution can get ignored following the specific period of time when the offender doesn’t get every other traffic violations throughout that time and gives a charge. Occasionally deferral might seem as an easy option to get a driver experiencing a solution. Nevertheless, it’s essential before you choose whether it’s the best choice for you personally that you comprehension deferrals. Fundamentals In Washington State, the legislature created the chance to get a deferral. The law enables one deferral every eight years to get one non-moving and a moving abuse breach every eight years. So it’s essential ...

Obtain The Facts About Motorcycle Accidents In Ohio

Are you aware of driving various kinds of bikes the dangers? Research done from Ohio about bike accidents’ College has exposed some well known several small but additionally facts -known details about the accidents which have obtained thousandsd of riders’ lifestyles. Here are a few of these details: – Bikes designed with fairings are under-represented in the affiliation with educated and increased skilled cyclists and also incidents, probably due to the factor to conspicuity. – Bike riders in these incidents were somewhat with no license, without bike license, or with license suspended. – Bike adjustments for example these linked to the partial- cafe or helicopter racing are over-represented in incidents. – ...
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