Though Thanksgiving Day has passed, the holiday weekend is still coming up. With people driving to visit their families and others in search of great shopping deals, the number of cars on the road increases around this time of year.
Tragedy became history on September 11, 2001 when two commercial airplanes were hijacked and flown into the World Trade Center towers. Many people were killed in the plane crashes and building collapses that day.
When a product is recalled nationally, it's usually because problems have already been discovered. Manufacturers want to take the product off the market to mitigate any damage or injuries to consumers.
Car accidents can be caused by a number of things. Some accidents happen because the roads are dangerous or have not been properly maintained. Other times they occur because one of the drivers was under the influence behind the wheel. But recently, many accidents are happening because the drivers are distracted.
Motor vehicle accidents often result in injuries that can range from broken bones to serious internal bleeding. When two vehicles are traveling at high speeds and collide, accidents can even be fatal.
A Pittsburgh man had been working for the city when he suffered a neck injury at work in 1992. Though he went back to work, he couldn't perform the same duties and was given a different job. He continued working until he was laid off several years later.
People who are injured in a hit-and-run accident may never know who was to blame. Even when the investigation is ongoing, there is no guarantee that a suspect will ever be found. For a Pennsylvania woman who was hit by a driver who fled the scene, it was nearly five months before police arrested the man responsible for the crash.
Accidents can happen in a split second and leave behind broken bones and broken families. Though there is no way to predict when an accident will happen, there are many ways to prevent sustaining serious injuries as a result of an accident.