Teen drivers, over the last five years, have been involved in nearly 14,000 fatal crashes and more than 4,200 of those involved speeding, according to a new AAA survey released in October 2016.
This is the season of shopping and celebrating. Many friends and families gather for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year’s get-togethers. It is a time of joy and peace. Unfortunately, a dramatic increase in DUI offenses and alcohol-related highway deaths has also become a tradition of the season.
In the moments after a car accident, it is perfectly normal to be overwhelmed and confused by the situation at-hand. There are several diverse issues that you’ll be presented with: you’ll have to evaluate your injuries, assess the extent of damage to your car, and work with the at-fault parties (as well as police).
Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. is proud to again support the Southwest ABATE 2016 Veterans Christmas Ride.
The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center says that California, Florida, and Texas continue to lead the nation in the number of bicyclist fatalities. Nearly one-third of all injuries and fatalities are caused by bicyclists being struck by cars.
The CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) instituted its final rule in September 2016 prohibiting nursing homes and long-term care facilities, accepting Medicare and Medicaid, from using mandatory pre-dispute binding arbitration agreements with their residents. This rule becomes effective November 28, 2016.
Texting and driving, as everyone knows, do not mix. Both activities are dangerous and often deadly choices when combined. Snapchatting while driving is also dangerous.
As we enter the holiday season, most of us will be shopping for toys for the children on our lists. The ASTM International (American Society for Testing and Materials) announced October 20, 2016 that the World Toy Safety Standard has been updated and will be published as F963-16.
Many vehicle owners do not pay attention to recall notices advising of flawed and sometime dangerous vehicle parts. They do not take their vehicles to their dealerships to get the defects fixed.
We at Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. wish everyone a very happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday and want to take this time to remind everyone of the dangers of drinking and driving.