Any type of inclement weather, including wind and rain, can increase your chances of being in an accident. In fact, wet roads are behind more than one million car accidents every year.
Every time you get behind the wheel, you probably take steps to keep yourself and your passengers as safe as possible. Unfortunately, there are a lot of potential risks to anyone on the modern road. In addition to inclement weather, traffic issues and even impaired drivers, there is the statistically significant risk of encountering a distracted driver.
A chill is starting to gather in the air at night and leaves are already starting to turn on a few trees -- which means that autumn is surely here.
Car accidents usually take seconds to happen -- but the aftereffects of one can last for months as you struggle to recover. Unfortunately, insurance companies don't really care about your injuries and pain; they care about their profits. They'll look for any opening to discredit your injuries and try to weaken your case for fair compensation.
It seems almost impossible to believe that medical professionals in this day and age would forget to take basic sanitary measures -- like wearing gloves -- to protect their newborn patients. Unfortunately, it happens -- and it happened again recently at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.