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Matt Gurwell

Cataracts and Older Driver Safety

Cataracts and Older Driver Safety (A podcast from the “Beyond Driving with Dignity” show)   Click here to listen to the podcast.   Today’s guest is Dr. Alan Mendelsohn, MD, FACS.  For thirty years, Dr. Mendelsohn has served as a national leader […]

Brett Emison

Increasing Injuries, Deaths from Keyless Vehicles

After two decades of increasing injuries and deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning caused by keyless-ignition vehicles, The New York Times has published an article that examines the risks of keyless cars and automakers’ failure to act.   Since 2006, more than […]

Steven J. Klearman

Better Detection Technology Could Curb Startling Rise in Pedestrian Deaths

Walking is more dangerous than ever. The number of pedestrians killed in crashes spiked nearly 50 percent in the last decade. These fatal collisions increasingly involve big cars speeding along urban and suburban arterial roads at night. Because most vehicles […]

Randy Appleton

Tow Truck Driver Seriously Injured Near DC on I-395

A tow truck driver suffered serious injuries in the early morning hours of April 15 when a car on I-395 outside Washington DC lost control and hit him as he was attending to a disabled vehicle.  Virginia State Police said […]

Randy Appleton

Seatbelt Use Highlighted After 6 Ejected in Virginia Crash

A teenager in Bedford County, Virginia is fighting for his life after a May 6 car accident. A family member of the 18 year old reported on social media that he is in a coma after he and six others […]

Randy Appleton

NC Police Charge Driver That Killed Woman and Child

North Carolina state police reported May 12 they had filed charges against a driver in a four car wreck that killed a mother and her three year old son.  Charlotte-Mecklenburg police stated that the 27 year old woman and her […]

Page Graves

Medical Providers’ Collection Lawsuits Against Michigan No-Fault Auto Insurers Remains Valid With A Patient Assignment

On May 8, 2018, the Michigan Court of Appeals issued a binding decision in Shah, et al v State Farm Ins Co, ___ Mich App ___ (2018).  This is the first post Covenant v State Farm Ins Co, case that […]

Craig Kelley

Watch for Motorcycles: May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Did you know that 62% of motorcycle fatalities occur between May and September? Why is that? May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month for a reason. Favorable weather conditions and a desire to be outdoors encourage motorcyclists to reoccupy their […]

Eric Washburn

What to Do after a Rental Car Crash

Whether you are on vacation or business, the options to rent a vehicle definitely makes your trip much easier than having to depend on tpublic transportation or other transportation modes for getting around the area you are visiting. However, whenever […]

Randy Appleton

Study: Drugged Driving Kills More Victims than Drunk Driving

The recent motor vehicle accident statistics are another alarming indicator of just how prevalent the drug epidemic is in this country: Drugs are more likely to be the cause of a fatal crash than alcohol. According to the recent report […]