5 Common Pedestrian versus Automobile Injuries

Personal Injury
Pedestrian versus Automobile Injuries

The risk of a pedestrian versus automobile accident is much higher than you might think. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated 129,000 pedestrians were treated in emergency rooms for accidents with automobiles in 2015. And pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely to be killed than motorists. Pedestrian versus automobile (PVA)…

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The Most Common Injuries in Pedestrian Accidents

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pedestrian accident

When you drive a car, you are protected. You have airbags on the front and side, seatbelts to keep you from thrashing around, and the body of the vehicle to absorb most of the impact. For pedestrians, there are no such protections. When a pedestrian is struck by a passenger vehicle, the incident often leads…

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Tips for Safer Driving in the Rain This Fall

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Driving in the rain

There is a lot of rain in Washington. The state alone averages five inches of snowfall while areas like Seattle receive only 152 sunny days per year. A clear majority of the days here involve rain, but the heaviest rains and winds come in the fall. Therefore, it is best to prepare yourself for the…

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Standard Treatments for TBIs

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TBI treatment

Traumatic brain injuries range from mild to severe. Depending on the type of brain injury you might have, your doctor may propose several treatment options. Treatments for this kind of injury will often extend well beyond the initial injury. For example, you may receive emergency treatment, which is designed to stabilize, while eventually moving toward…

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Common Terms to Know with TBIs

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TBI

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), are a severe injury that can occur after a motor vehicle accident, slip and fall, or even a medical error. Sadly, TBIs are becoming more common now that technology knows how to detect them. In some cases, TBIs are minor, and a victim makes a full recovery. In other instances, the…

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7 Ways to Avoid a Failed Personal Injury Case

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personal injury case form

You need funds for your compounding medical bills and time off work. Therefore, you turn to an attorney to file a claim against the at-fault party of your accident. You hope that you will receive fair compensation. Unfortunately, the system is not always fair for plaintiffs. Even with the best attorney, there are ways you…

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What are the Most Commonly Broken Bones in an Auto Accident?

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car accident injury

Many adults go through life never experiencing a broken bone. However, their first broken bone tends to occur in a motor vehicle accident. An accident increases the chances of a fracture because of the impact. While almost any bone is at risk for a fracture, there are some more commonly broken in an accident than…

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10 Boat Accident Injuries You Can Avoid

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boating accidents

Boating accidents are much more widespread than people realize, especially in Washington. When you are close to the waterfront, you take ferries across the harbor, grab your boat out for fishing, and you could even work on a ship. While some accidents are unforeseeable, most accidents that happen on the open water are preventable. Also,…

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5 Important Facts Regarding TBI Lawsuits

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TBI

A traumatic brain injury (TBI), can range from mild to severe. Often these injuries result in long-term consequences for the victim and sometimes are life-threatening. Each day, a person in the United States suffers from a TBI — whether a minor concussion or significant brain injury. Those who survive a TBI have effects that last…

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