Since the national spotlight is still on school bus safety, the car accident injury attorneys at Edgar Snyder & Associates wanted to take the opportunity to soothe parents' minds: School bus crashes, while horrible, are thankfully rare.
Mostly attributed to college students and out-of-town visitors beginning their homecoming with a night at the bar, the potential for DUIs and alcohol-related accidents greatly increases the night before Thanksgiving.
The most vulnerable—patients with Alzheimer's—are at a greater risk of being abused and neglected. Since November is Alzheimer's Awareness Month, we wanted to make sure caregivers know: a staggering 50 percent of elderly Americans with Alzheimer's disease have been abused or neglected.
Here's a statistic to consider: While the overall number of fatal crashes dropped 7 percent in 2015, the number of deadly car accidents involving teenagers increased by 10 percent. That's the first upswing since 2006.