Research is discovering new ways to treat the effects of a TBI

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of death and disability in the United States.  Every year there are around 3 million TBI-related emergency department (ED) visits, hospitalizations, and deaths.  Nearly 150 Americans die from TBI-related injuries each day.  Those who survive a TBI can face effects that last a few days, or the rest of their lives.

Worker Accidents on the rise trucking

Commercial transportation accidents have reached record highs

With the rise of popularity of doorstep delivery services as well as regular logistics, it is not surprising that commercial transportation accidents have reached record highs. A recent study showed that in 2019 out of more than 5,300 work related deaths, commercial drivers accounted for 1,480 of those deaths.

Drowsy driving a leading cause of car accidents

Perhaps you were commuting in Southwest Arizona and got into an accident due to a negligent driver. You may have suffered a brain injury or another catastrophic injury…

More lawsuits filed over Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

Two more wrongful death lawsuits have been filed over the January helicopter crash that killed retired Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven other people.

AAA: red-light running crash deaths have hit 10-year high

Red-light running crashes accounted for 939 of the more than 40,000 traffic deaths in 2017. According to a AAA report, this is the highest that the number has been in 10 years. Why is this number so high?

Brain injuries after car crashes

A team of researchers has detailed a new method for using impact velocity and collision angle to calculate the probability of a Traumatic Brain Injury.

One of the biggest keys to you insurance payout is patience

The injuries you suffered in the accident were severe, and the medical costs are almost as bad. You’re waiting on the insurance company to pick up the slack, but you may be waiting for quite a while…

Study: Older drivers safer than middle-aged drivers

While conventional wisdom holds that older people are some of the worst drivers, a recent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) study stands conventional wisdom on its head.

2019 car crash fatality numbers see only slight decline

Arizona drivers may be interested to know that the number […]

Traffic deaths in 2019 see 2% decline, says NSC report

The National Safety Council has some preliminary estimates out on […]

Speeding behind a quarter of fatal accidents in 2018

Perhaps you suffered much at the hands of a speeding […]

Trucks may see 50% fewer rear-end collisions with AEB

New vehicle owners in Arizona are no doubt familiar with […]

City council pays in death of woman with misdiagnosed blood clot

A 33-year-old Arizona woman was told by a paramedic working […]

How truckers can avert fatigue on the road

Truck drivers in Arizona have to deal with long, stressful […]