pedestrian accidents

5 types of pedestrian accidents

When you think about pedestrian accidents, you may envision someone being thrown over the roof of the car – much like a scene from an action movie. Some people might be surprised to know that there are actually five (5) different types of pedestrian accidents. The five different types of pedestrian collisions are: Wrap Trajectory […]

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Pedestrian accident in Waltham, MA

According to a report by the Boston Globe and Boston.com, three Brandeis University students were struck by a car and seriously injured Sunday night while crossing South Street, which bisects the Waltham campus, police said. The students — an 18-year-old man, 18-year-old woman, and 22-year-old woman — were in a crosswalk when they were hit […]

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Five Frequently Asked Questions in Personal Injury Cases

Do I have a case? One of the first questions that comes to mind after someone has been injured in an accident is, “do I have a case?”  In some cases, it can be difficult to determine right away who the at-fault party is and whether a third-party acted negligently or recklessly such that they […]

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Safe Winter Driving Tips

With winter weather upon upon us, The Massachusetts Department of Transportation offers these tips for driving in the winter, driving near snow plows and what to do if you become stranded or if you’re in an accident. Safe Winter Driving Tips: Clear snow and ice from all windows and lights – even the hood and […]

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Herniated disc injuries

Only a person who has experienced cervical or lumbar disc problems can fully appreciate just how painful and debilitating these injuries can be. The pain can be excruciating and unrelenting. Spinal (intervertebral) discs are tightly sandwiched between two vertebrae to which they are attached.  The discs are round and flat with a tough, outer shell (capsule) […]

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Motor Vehicle Injuries

Every day thousands of people are hurt or killed in motor vehicle related accidents. The economic impact of motor vehicle accidents is also noteworthy. According to CDC statistics, the lifetime cost of crash-related deaths and injuries among drivers in 2005 was estimated at $70 billion. In the United States… ·         Every 16 minutes, someone dies […]

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Pedestrian Accident Statistics

According to the CDC, in 2010, 4,280 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in the United States, and another 70,000 pedestrians were injured. This averages to one crash-related pedestrian death every 2 hours, and a pedestrian injury every 8 minutes.1 Pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely than passenger vehicle occupants to be killed in a […]

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