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Aug 16, 2018

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan being investigated for Seat Belts that Don’t Work

By |Aug 16, 2018|Products Liability|0 Comments

Consumer Reports announced in July 2018 that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is furthering its investigation into the failure of 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan seatbelts to work properly – based on several tests it conducted. The NHTSA announced that it had conducted two tests at two different sites, less than one week apart. In [...]

Aug 9, 2018

Signs of a Concussion in Children

By |Aug 9, 2018|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

A concussion is also called a “mild traumatic brain injury,” but we think that term is deceiving: after all, the word “traumatic” is still part of that description. No matter how mild it might be, a brain injury is a brain injury. When a child gets a concussion, such as in a car accident or [...]

Jul 26, 2018

Could “Antifreeze” Molecules Be an Effective Treatment for Brain Injuries?

By |Jul 26, 2018|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

According to Science Daily, a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania shows hope that some brain molecules may actually help to treat brain damage. The Penn study was reported in the Neurobiology of Disease. The study focused on the molecules that help prevent certain proteins that are associated [...]

Jul 24, 2018

What to Do If You Start to Hydroplane

By |Jul 24, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

If you’ve never hydroplaned, consider yourself lucky. It’s a pretty scary feeling, when you realize that the car is moving and you can’t control where it goes. Cars are likely to hydroplane when there’s a severe storm, a hurricane, or any event that produces a lot of water on the roads. Cars that hydroplane are [...]

Jul 10, 2018

Life after Brain Injury: An Uplifting Tale

By |Jul 10, 2018|Brain Injuries|0 Comments

Understanding how to help TBI victims is a national concern.  A recent Penn Medicine article profiled some of the unique challenges that traumatic brain injury victims cope with. The Penn article cites figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Per their research, TBI injuries – which can be caused be a car accident, [...]

Jul 5, 2018

Why Are Truck Collisions So Dangerous?

By |Jul 5, 2018|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

Getting into an accident with a vehicle of any size could lead to serious injuries, but a collision with a tractor-trailer almost guarantees them. A crash with a commercial truck is more likely to lead to catastrophic, life-altering injuries, or death, simply because of the way that they’re built and designed to move. Knowing why [...]

Jul 3, 2018

Why Are Left-Hand Turns So Dangerous?

By |Jul 3, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments

Drivers turning left generally do not have the right of way. In most car accident cases, the presumption is that the car turning left was the car responsible for the accident. Left-hand turns are dangerous for many reasons, such as: Cars turning left (except for single-lane roads) need to cross at least one lane of [...]