The percentage of fatal accidents per mile driven increases after age 75. Elderly drivers have a limited range of motion, weak muscles, and fragile bones. They also take more medication than the younger generations. Their frailty can make them more … [Read more...] about Elderly Driver Accident St. Louis
Archives for August 2016
Denied Because of “Sudden Medical Emergency”
When a driver of a motor vehicle causes an accident and blames it on a medical emergency, this is known as a “sudden medical emergency defense”. The insurance company may refuse to pay damages because they claim that the driver … [Read more...] about Denied Because of “Sudden Medical Emergency”
Back to School Tips to Avoid Pedestrian Accidents
Children are heading back to school; which means there are more kids on the roads as they walk to the bus or to school. Drivers need to be extra careful and be aware of the danger of pedestrian accidents. Here are some simple tips to avoid … [Read more...] about Back to School Tips to Avoid Pedestrian Accidents
Compensation for Emotional Injuries After St. Louis Auto Accident
Victims of catastrophic car accidents are often left with emotional and psychological injuries. It is extremely important for a victim of a catastrophic car accident to receive immediate medical attention to prevent complications and improve … [Read more...] about Compensation for Emotional Injuries After St. Louis Auto Accident
Apps that Reduce Distracted Driving
Because of the high number of accidents caused by smartphone-related distracted driving, a number of apps have been introduced to help drivers keep their eyes on the road and to promote safe driving. Smartphones have also proved to have a … [Read more...] about Apps that Reduce Distracted Driving
Are Smartwatches More Distracting Than Smartphones?
The majority of drivers recognize the risk of driving while talking on a cell phone, surfing the web, or texting. Car accidents are one of the leading causes of fatalities in the United States. Each year, thousands of people are injured and many … [Read more...] about Are Smartwatches More Distracting Than Smartphones?