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December 2014 Archives

Does cell phone use really cause car accidents?

From iPhones to Androids and Google phones, cell phones appear to have become permanently ingrained in the lives of most people in Delaware. While they have made communicating with others much easier and have several other benefit, such as acting as a map if a person is lost, smart phones can also be an easy distraction on the road. Car accidents caused by drivers distracted by cell phones rarely -- if ever -- have a positive outcome. 

Elderly woman one of latest victims of pedestrian car accidents

Whether because they enjoy the exercise or lack a personal vehicle, pedestrians are a reality for many cities and towns in Delaware. Unfortunately, in instances when pedestrians and vehicles are forced to share the road, those on foot are typically at a clear and distinct disadvantage. The results of car accidents involving pedestrians are rarely positive.

Murphy & Landon Wins $3.4 Million Verdict in Medical Negligence Case

Murphy & Landon, a Wilmington litigation boutique, won a $3,425,515 verdict Thursday in a medical malpractice case in Superior Court. The lawsuit, in which the plaintiff Patricia McLeod sued Delaware plastic surgeon Patrick Swier, M.D., was tried by Murphy & Landon lawyers Roger Landon and Philip Edwards

Truck underride accidents continue to claim lives

Even with advanced crash avoidance technology in many trucks and better safety features in most vehicles, trucking accidents continue to claim far too many lives in Delaware and elsewhere. Safety advocates say it’s, in part, due to ineffective regulations on the trucking industry.

Trucking regulations on drowsy driving could be rolled back

Trucking accidents have resulted in countless fatalities and injuries over the years in Delaware and elsewhere. Ultimately, when a tractor-trailer and a smaller vehicle collide, the smaller vehicle almost always ends up demolished because of the size and weight difference.

Delaware OHS launches holiday safe driving campaign

The holiday season is in full swing in Delaware and the rest of the United States. Because this is one of the busiest times of the year for travel and more cars on the roads equals more accidents, the state Office of Highway Safety kicked off a campaign last week to promote safe driving.

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