5 seconds is the minimal amount of attention that a driver who texts takes away from the road. If traveling at 55 mph, this equals driving the length of a football field without looking at the road. Texting makes a crash up to 23 times more likely. Teens who text while driving spend 10% of… Read More


  Summer is in full swing, which means it’s time for many motorists to trade four wheels for two. But as more motorcycle and bicycle riders take to the streets, collision fatalities tend to increase. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 60 percent of motorcycle crash fatalities and 51 percent of bicycle crash… Read More


There comes a time in every parent’s life when they have to face reality: one day, your little one is going to grow, mature, and learn to drive. It’s scary. Here are some tips to help keep their eyes off their phone and on the road. When it comes down to it, keeping your kids… Read More


If you’ve been injured in a car crash that wasn’t your fault, you’re entitled to seek compensation. But how much? While there’s no magic formula to find the exact dollar amount you deserve and can win if the case goes to court, some factors affect your case more than others. Generally, if your personal injury… Read More


There are a number of different types of lawsuits possible in the area of medical negligence or malpractice. Most people think of malpractice as major mistakes, such as performing a surgery badly or giving the wrong medication, but even simple mistakes can result in disastrous consequences, which is why failure to diagnose is a legally… Read More


Source: Gadgets and Wearables By now everyone should know that cell phone texting while driving is an extremely dangerous activity. In some places it has been outlawed or restricted. A new research report now suggests that doing the same on a wearable equipped with voice control is just as unsafe. Texting has become a social norm over the past… Read More


  Railroad crashes might seem rare, and they are, especially compared to car crashes. In 2017, there were around 10,500 railroad crashes in the United States, which is fewer rail crashes in an entire year than car crashes in a single day. But because of the speed and size of trains, railway crashes are often… Read More


How a Physician’s Apology Impacts Your Maryland Medical Malpractice Case If something goes wrong in a surgery and the surgeon apologizes, does that mean that he or she is admitting wrongdoing and accepting liability? Not necessarily. Maryland is on the 36 states that have enacted so-called “I’m Sorry” law that allows a physician to express his… Read More


  Arity, a unit of insurance giant Allstate, is tracking in-car smartphone use so that insurance companies can either punish or reward drivers, depending on how they use their phone while driving.  The technology works by using the smartphone’s accelerometer and gyroscope to sense whether the device is being moved — likely in a driver’s… Read More