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.
The Department of Transportation is formally requesting public input on matters dealing with highly autonomous vehicles, and because Pittsburgh is on the front lines of self-driving car technology thanks to Uber, we wanted to make sure folks around here knew about it.
LED lighting has been all the rage in recent years for good reason: They are environmentally friendly, durable, long-lasting, and they are cooler than their incandescent counterparts. But for every yin there is a hang.
We want to give credit where it is due: Strides by OSHA and other government agencies to reduce the number of workers who endure tinnitus, short-term and even permanent hearing loss are steps in the right direction.
Under Pennsylvania's Workers' Compensation Act, insurance coverage for injuries suffered by volunteers while responding to emergencies on state game lands would be provided by their local municipalities. But that might soon change.
It's no secret that holidays are responsible for an increase in drinking and driving. To avoid this, nonalcoholic drinks can be a great way to keep you and your guests safe while enjoying fall celebrations.