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How To Reduce Your Chances of a Truck Accident

More vehicles on the road during summer means a greater chance of an accident, making June, July, and August the three deadliest months of the year for traffic fatalities. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), more than 4,000 fatal accidentsinvolving large trucks or buses occur yearly. The risk of an accident increases

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Summer Safety: Maximize Fun, Minimize Risks

With nearly 12 million recreational vessels and 1.2 million ATVs in the U.S., Americans clearly enjoy summertime recreation. In 2021, the U.S. Coast Guard reported 4,439 boating incidents that resulted in 658 deaths, 2,641 injuries, and about $67.5 million in property damage. And the Consumer Product and Safety Commission says there were at least 15,744

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Everything You Need to Know About Catastrophic Injuries in California (Symptoms, Lawyers, & More)

Thousands of California citizens are hurt every year in accidents that are no fault of their own. These injuries may result from workplace accidents, automobile crashes, falls, or other unexpected incidents. Some of these injuries are life-changing and catastrophic Catastrophic injuries result from direct damage to the brain and/or spinal cord. These injuries may result

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What are Some Common Types of Catastrophic Injuries?

The National Safety Council reported that accidental injuries are the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States. These fatalities are often a result of a catastrophic injury. Catastrophic injuries result from sudden, accidental events, including motor vehicle crashes, falls from heights, and other unforeseeable events.  These occurrences leave victims with severe, life-altering, and/or

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How Much Does a Spinal Cord Injury Cost?

For individuals with spinal cord injuries, a lifetime of challenges awaits. Not only must these individuals adjust their lives to the limitations of their injuries, they must also pay for the associated costs. What is the monetary cost of a spinal cord injury? The San Luis Obispo spinal cord injury attorneys at James McKiernan Lawyers

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What Are Early Signs of a Possible Concussion?

  Concussions are often referred to as “mild” traumatic brain injuries, but don’t let the word mild fool you – a concussion is no laughing matter. Concussions affect brain function and, while usually temporary, the problems that they cause can make it difficult for a person to engage in everyday activities like work, hobbies and

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Fatal car crash shuts down Creston Road near Hwy. 41 for about 2 hours

Update, JULY 23, 2017 8:04 p.m. The CHP website reports that Creston Road is open to traffic. Update, JULY 23, 2017 6:44 p.m.: The CHP has opened one lane of Creston Road for traffic control, according to its website, about two hours after a fatal crash. Original story: JULY 23, 2017 A fatal car crash

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