Walk safely: How to be a good pedestrian

Walking to work. Jogging down a busy street. Even just walking through a parking lot. At one time or another, we are all pedestrians. Unfortunately, it seems like we hear about a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle on an increasingly regular basis. It begs the question: how many of these crashes could have been… Learn More »

How Wrongful Death Claims Work

“Wrongful death” is a legal term. It means a person died because of another person (or company’s) bad actions. This type of lawsuit seeks compensation for the family members who suffer emotionally, psychologically and financially by the untimely death of a loved one. A wrongful death case is a civil lawsuit, which is different from… Learn More »

Pedestrian deaths are on the rise – and most are men

Worldwide, pedestrians account for 30% of the 1 million people who die in traffic crashes every year. For 2010 – the last full year for which national data is available – the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said that 4,280 pedestrians died in traffic accidents, a 4% increase from the previous year. 69% of the… Learn More »