Wearing a seat belt is one crucial way to save the lives of backseat passengers. However, current research suggests other important safety features are lacking, making backseat riders more vulnerable to injuries when involved in a crash. In fact, backseat passengers are 46 percent more likely to die in a car accident than those riding in the front seat. Therefore, how does
As much as you would like to, it is impossible to control your child’s actions when you are not around. Unfortunately, some young adults make poor choices that can impact their entire family emotionally, legally, and financially. Once they have committed a juvenile offense, they have not only violated your trust, they have broken the law. A mistake under the age of
Resort and hotel stays are normally events people look forward to, especially when they are planning well-earned vacations. Unfortunately, things do not always turn out as planned, especially when they fall victim to injuries occurring on the premises. Nothing can ruin that coveted time off more than getting hurt, and it can happen to guests who are there for business or pleasure.
Multitasking while driving has become a common activity within our nation’s drivers. Distracted driving is extremely unsafe and can cause injuries and deaths. It only takes five seconds of distracted driving to cause potential fatalities. Putting yourself and others at risk is not worth the consequences. Practicing safe driving techniques will help prevent car crashes and protect your overall health and wellbeing.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), millions of Americans are injured in car accidents each year. Three out of four adults report having been in a car accident at some point in their lives. Knowing what to do after a car crash can go a long way toward minimizing your pain in the aftermath, including physical suffering, emotional
Slip and falls are a common type of accident people experience every day. Unfortunately, when an individual slips and falls under the wrong conditions and suffers significant injuries, this ordinary occurrence can change their life forever. Understanding the basics of slip and fall claims can help injured individuals recognize when they may be entitled to compensation for these types of injuries. Slip
SOUTH RIVER–More than one year ago, the Borough of South River filed a lawsuit against the South River Rescue Squad Inc. (SRRS) and South River Emergency Medical Services Inc. (SREMS) for alleged negligence while on duty. Despite the ongoing lawsuit against the SRRS and the SREMS, the Borough Council approved a resolution on Aug. 19 awarding a contract for providing basic life support