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General Causes of Car Accidents

By Thomas Ryan | Car Accidents

Car accidents happen so unexpectedly and as on the event, everything seems so quick yet so slow. Though preventable, the event itself is unstoppable once it has started. Being involved in a car accident could lead to injuries, financial damages, emotional struggles, and even death. According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)’s reports, there are around 38,000 people who died in vehicle crashes in 2020, a significant increase from 2019 by 7.2%.

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Construction Site Facts that Employee Should Know

By Thomas Ryan | Uncategorized

According to studies, among all massive working industries, constructions has the highest injury and fatality rate, followed by education, health services, and agriculture. According to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)’s reports, one in every ten construction workers are injuredevery year and there are around 150,000 construction site accident cases that has led to injuries according to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

This blog will be serving few construction site facts that an employee should know given the current posing risks of the said workplace. If one of your family member or friends or even yourself, works in a construction site, then this is for you.

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Common Types of Construction Accidents

By Thomas Ryan | Uncategorized

Given that there are multiple risks existing in a construction site, sustaining injuries or illness would be possible and it is evident as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reported that one in ten construction site workers are injured every year and in related to this there are around 150,000 injuries sustained by workers from consturction site accidents yearly according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

In this blog, we will stipulate few common types of accidents occurring inside a construction site to watch out for and will give out legal advice on the latter specifically, how an injury lawyer could help victims of construction site accidents.

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Crash Accidents in Construction Sites

By Thomas Ryan | Uncategorized

There are many injuries that could be sustained in a construction place given that there are more than seven million people who were employed to the sector of construction in U.S. just last year, which is in fact there was a slight decrease observed few months back then. There are dozens of factors that could contribute in an event of accident inside a workplace, especially construction sites where there are many hazards present such as tools and even its settings itself could be a factor of sustenance of injury.

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Levels of Automation in Vehicles

By Thomas Ryan | Uncategorized

In May 2013, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a policy on automated vehicles wherein they have setted levels to define automation levels 0 up to 4. Automation levels increases from non-automated up to a fully automated vehicle at level 4.

In this blog, we are going to discuss these levels and what does a vehicle charaterized as according to its automation level for people to understand it and utilize this small knowledge to their injury claims involving automated vehicles.

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Car Accident Involving Driverless Cars

By Thomas Ryan | Uncategorized

In 2015, Tesla released their first self-driving car model and this has caused people an access to autonomous vehicles and most of them are americans which producer of Tesla CEO Elon Musk is an american leading to an early release of these models to be in U.S. A national study conducted by

Americans are largely in favor of having access to more autonomous vehicles. A national study by American Automobile Association (AAA) found out that 60% of the public wanted autonomous driving feature on their next vehicles and it is slowly becoming reality as more than 1,400 self-driving cars are on the streets of U.S. in the recent date but even in these numbers 54% of the survey respondents said that they feel less secured about the thought of self-driving cars on the road even with the recent updates on its safety features and the system itself.

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Common Causes of Intersection Crashes

By stream9 | Uncategorized

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), almost 50% of interesction accidents occur because a driver either unintentionally disobeys a traffic signal, misunderstoods other driver’s signal, and/or deliberately try to beat the red light as they are in a rush. An additional 18% of accidents occur because drivers deliberately drive over yellow light on intersections and 36% of intersection accidents were caused by a driver who drive over a red light.

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Top 10 Most Dangerous Intersections In Ohio

By stream9 | Uncategorized

Among all car accidents, one of the most incovenient and has the most damage dealt are highway crashes and intersection accidents which involves multiple vehicles. Common causes of intersection car crashes are disobeying traffic signal and miscommunication of vehicles’ signals which result to failure of yielding the right of way. Running over a red light due to rush and hoping to get through the intersection on a yellow light and unintentional misunderstanding traffic signals are also root of causing a intersection car crash.

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