Pedestrian Safety: Statistics & Tips – 2021 Update
Posted in Accident & Injury, Health & Wellness, In the news on July 13, 2021
Despite fewer cars on the roads last year, pedestrian fatalities increased. The Governors Highway Safety Association estimates that there were 6,721 pedestrian deaths in 2020, a nearly five-percent increase from 2019. Per mile driven, pedestrian fatalities increased just over 20% in the first half of 2020 with risky driving to blame. Pedestrian fatalities have...
School Bus Driver Liability for Injuries
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 7, 2015
Earlier this year, the Ohio Supreme Court heard arguments about liability for injuries to children involving school buses. The issue in the case was whether school bus drivers are liable for injuries and fatalities when students do not go straight home after leaving the bus. Although the court dismissed the case, the general issues...
Black Friday Safety Tips
Posted in Accident & Injury on November 18, 2014
The holiday shopping season begins with a bang on Black Friday weekend. While media reports are often filled with accounts of in-store violence, statistically, you’re more likely to be injured in the parking lot. In fact, Progressive Insurance recently revealed their parking-related claims saw 36.5% increase on Black Friday. Whether you’re driving or walking,...