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5 Ways Motorcyclists Can Avoid Serious Injuries

The lack of safety features, such as metal casing, safety belts and airbags, make motorcycles and inherently dangerous mode of transportation. Unfortunately, the statistics prove this point. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2013 nearly 5,000 motorcyclists lost their lives in accidents. Although motorcycle fatalities have fell approximately 6 percent, it is still significantly higher than the respective average number of lives lost in automobile...

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5 Most Common Types of Fatal Motorcycle Accidents

It should be no surprise that driving a motorcycle is a dangerous activity.  Without the large, protective shield that a car provides, motorcyclists are vulnerable and can suffer serious or deadly injuries even from a seemingly minor accident. Deadly Motorcycle Accidents Below are five common types of motorcycle accidents that often result in serious or fatal injuries: Head-on Motorcycle Crashes – In 78% of fatal motorcycle accidents, the car...

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3 Types of Common Burn Injuries Suffered by Accident Victims

Burns are one of the most painful, serious and common injuries you can suffer in an accident. According to the American Burn Association (ABA), more than 450,000 burn injuries receive medical treatment each year in the United States. The survival rate for most burn injuries is approximately 96 percent, making this type of injury very painful and significantly impacting on a survivor’s lifestyle. Unfortunately, unlike most other types of...

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I Was Injured In an Accident…What Kinds of Damages Am I Entitled To?

When you get into an accident that was caused by the negligent actions of another party, you may be confused, disoriented and devastated. You may not know what your legal rights are. You may not know that you are entitled to financial compensation for your injuries and any out of pocket expenses you may have incurred. Knowing your legal rights is very important, especially if you have been involved...

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5 Important Steps to Consider After a Taxicab Accident

Getting into a taxicab related accident can be particularly disorienting. You find yourself injured in a strange automobile with a driver that you do not know. To make matters even worse, taxicab drivers and companies do not make it easy for you to obtain the compensation that you are entitled to for the injuries that you have suffered. This is why it is important for you to hire an...

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6 Safety Tips All Taxi Passengers Should Consider

Getting into some types of automobile accidents are simply unavoidable, especially when you are a passenger riding in a taxicab. You cannot control how the cab driver operates the vehicle, and you certainly cannot control how other motorists drive on the road. However, you can take certain steps to protect yourself. Below are 6 safety tips to follow: When traveling in a taxi, you should wear your seatbelts. This...

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How To Obtain Compensation As a Taxicab Accident Victim

When you hail a cab, the last thing you think about is getting into an accident during the ride to your destination. Taxicab accidents are unfortunately very common, especially in metropolitan cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York. If you or a loved one has gotten into an accident while riding in a taxi, you may be wondering who is responsible for your injuries? Who will...

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5 Different Types of Car Accidents

Getting into any type of car accident can be frustrating. Whether it was your fault or the fault of a random driver, your vehicle has been damaged and you will have to go through the tedious insurance process to get it fixed. If you suffered injuries, the accident can become even more wearisome as you will now have to deal with the pain, having to go to doctor’s appointments,...

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Los Angeles: The Pedestrian Death Capital

Everyone is always talking about the benefits of walking. Walk to work, instead of driving. Walk to the grocery store, instead of taking the bus. Get exercise while you run your errands. Although this sounds like good advice, Angelenos need to be wary of walking as pedestrians, even on sidewalks. According to an article in LA Weekly, Los Angeles is the second best place in America to get killed...

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Another Case of Police Misconduct: San Bernardino Deputies Beating Man Fleeing On Horse

Policy misconduct and police brutality has recently been the focus of many news reporters across the country. Abuse of police power is a serious matter that may not only affect the victim and their family, but the country as a whole. Without the rule of law, the values that the police seek to serve and protect the public are meaningless. Put in simple terms, police brutality and misconduct has...

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