No matter the age, the death of a loved one is not only tragic, but it is also life altering. Car accidents that result in the death of young children are not only emotional and taxing on the parents of the children, but it can be financially burdensome. The loss of a young life in any type of accident does carry large amounts of emotional weight throughout the mourning process. Unfortunately, this process could be prolonged if the accident results in a lengthy investigation and if any claims are filed.
Everyday, drivers on the road make choices such as how fast to go, what roads to travel and when to turn. When a driver is negligent, a car accident can occur resulting in damages, serious injuries or even fatalities. Whether it is during the morning, the middle of the day or at nighttime, drivers should be aware of their choices while behind the wheel. Watching speeds, following traffic signs and signals and keeping a safe distance from vehicles ahead of them are also important rules of the road that drivers should follow at all times.
Motorcycle accidents can cause devastating injuries - shearing of skin, fractures, head injuries, massive bleeding, fatalities. Our office has been involved in all of these types of cases. www.edshau.com A new study shows that motorcycle owners in the United States are getting older. The researchers looked at injured motorcyclists aged 17 to 89 years in the National Trauma Databank involved in crashes from 1996 to 2005. Age trends and injury patterns were assessed over time. Injury Severity Score (ISS), length of stay (LOS), intensive care unit (ICU) use, comorbidities (other illnesses), complications, death, injury patterns, helmet use, and alcohol use were compared for subjects 40 and older versus those younger than 40 years old.