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U.S. Car Accident Fatalities Rise to 16-Year High

Car accident deaths nationwide increased dramatically last year to the highest single-year total in decades, according to accident statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). "We will redouble our safety efforts, and we need everyone — state and local governments, safety advocates, automakers, and drivers, to join us," said Deputy NHTSA Administrator...

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Attention Drivers: It's Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Motorists need to concentrate on the road to avoid causing a car accident Drivers need to be focused on the road at all times. When they’re not, serious car accidents can happen fast due to distracted driving. That’s why road safety experts designated April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. End Distracted Driving is one of...

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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

A brain injury attorney serving victims in OH, PA, and WV highlights the dangers of TBI Some of the most common – and most serious – injuries people sustain in accidents are brain injuries. That’s why the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is spreading awareness about traumatic brain injuries throughout the month of March....

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Red-Light Runner Causes Fatal Crash in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Car Accident Attorneys Explain What's Being Done to Keep Drivers Safe A 73-year-old city man is facing a homicide charge in connection with a fatal, red-light-running car accident in the Strip District. The incident took place last April in Pittsburgh when the driver allegedly ran a red light at the intersection of Liberty Avenue...

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Poor Vehicle Headlights A Common Cause of Car Accidents, Study Finds

Attorneys serving West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio explain why Good vehicle headlights can help reduce the likelihood of drivers being involved in a car accident, according to a recent, in-depth study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). “These real-world results show that better scores in our headlight tests translate into safer nighttime...

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Distracted Driving Linked to Parking Lot Accidents

A Weirton Car Accident Attorney Explains Malls, supermarkets, shopping plazas, and warehouse stores are very busy places during the holiday season. Parking lots and parking garages get lots of traffic with shoppers coming and going. Unfortunately, these parking areas are also the sites of car accidents that can leave people seriously injured or even killed....

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Car Accident Victims Often Suffer Serious Facial Injuries

Personal injury lawyers serving West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania explain Some of the most common injuries people sustain in car accidents are facial injuries. One recent study found that 51 percent of injuries involving motor vehicle accidents included some form of facial trauma. Injuries to the face can be very serious and life-threatening in certain...

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