January 2013 Archives

Safe winter driving tips for Alabama drivers

Snowy and icy conditions recently impacted roads and highways throughout portions of Alabama resulting in numerous car accidents. While inclement winter weather isn't an everyday occurrence in Alabama, drivers would be wise to exercise caution when such hazardous road conditions do exist.

Alabama woman ejected from vehicle in crash dies

It's a proven fact; seatbelts save lives. Despite numerous public safety campaigns and laws mandating their use however, many Alabama drivers still fail to buckle up. A recent wrongful death serves as a solemn reminder to all Alabamans of the importance of wearing a seat belt while in a moving vehicle.

Study: energy drink-related ER visits have doubled

Many of our readers in Alabama are no doubt aware of the harmful effect that drinking too many energy drinks can cause on the human body. A new study performed by the federal government sheds light on the havoc that the drinks are causing on unsuspecting consumers. wrongful death lawsuits have been filed in the past against drink manufacturers, and this could lead to more.

Birmingham man struck by SUV recovering from injuries

Accidents involving pedestrians and cars often result in those pedestrians involved sustaining serious or even fatal injuries. Injuries common in car accidents involving pedestrians include broken bones, internal injury and bleeding and severe tissue damage. One Birmingham recently man suffered injuries after he was the victim of a hit-and-run car accident.

Alabama cheerleaders involved in accident after BCS championship

According to reports, a charter bus carrying the University of Alabama cheerleading squad was involved in a multi-vehicle car accident on its way home from the BCS championship game Tuesday night. The accident occurred in Montgomery and left a UA student in another vehicle seriously injured.

Instances of nursing home neglect and abuse increasing

In the United States, an estimated 1.5 million individuals currently reside in nursing homes. Many nursing home residents are elderly individuals who suffer from a variety of physical and mental ailments. Today, roughly 70 percent of these nursing home facilities are for-profit businesses, a fact that many contend is a major contributing factor to a rise in cases of nursing home neglect and abuse.

Multiple-vehicle accident leaves one dead, four injured

Accidents involving multiple vehicles often result in drivers and vehicle occupants sustaining serious or even fatal injuries. A recent accident that happened in the Alabama city of Mobile illustrates the dangers associated with multiple-vehicle crashes.

Nursing home sued in wrongful death lawsuit

Although we'd like to think that our loved ones are safe in nursing homes, the fact of the matter is that this isn't always the case. It's when we hear cases of serious injuries or, in the worst of cases, someone dies, that we realize that negligence such as this will continue to happen if the guilty parties are not held responsible for their actions.

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