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April 2016 Archives

Spring and summer car accident avoidance in work zones

With the weather growing warmer every day, construction projects which have been dormant all winter are likely to spring to life again soon, if they haven't already. With increased construction and road maintenance comes an increase in work zones which local Delaware drivers must navigate with care. Unfortunately, it's not unusual for various types of car accidents to happen in and around work zones, which is why it's so important to always be aware.

Aiding Delaware families after a wrongful death

When families of a Delaware deceased accident victim first ponder a wrongful death lawsuit, they may encounter the reality that a price cannot be put on someone's life. However, the sudden loss of a family member often means that the rest of the family is thrown into financial turmoil. Funerals are notoriously expensive, and the deceased often has medical bills left unpaid, which only continue to grow after an accident. Moreover, accident victims may be a family breadwinner or otherwise contribute to the family's financial well-being. All of these factors can combine to make an unexpected death financially devastating for the victim's family.

Federal trucking regulations: Will new rule increase safety?

In today's technology-driven world, monitoring devices can be used to improve the safety of many different things. Local parents might use a baby monitor to keep watch on a newborn, while home and business owners might utilize surveillance cameras to keep a digital eye on their surroundings. In any event, these devices are usually used with safety as their underlying purpose. In some cases, though, when monitoring devices are mandated in the name of safety, opposition arises.

Cognitive deficits resulting from traumatic brain injury

Even those without a history of studying anatomy likely understand how delicate the brain is compared to other parts of the body. When a person sustains a brain injury, particularly a traumatic brain injury, there can be physical pain as well as many different physical health problems. Due to the unique function of the brain there can also be many mental injuries as well. Sometimes called cognitive deficits, these can produce the need for intensive rehabilitation.

Suspected DUI at Delaware toll plaza injures four

Most drivers have been in the following situation: You're approaching a toll plaza, some drivers are speeding up, some are slowing down, some don't know where to go, and some are aggressively jockeying for position. When entering or leaving one of Delaware's many toll plazas, it can pay to be extra careful. However, there are times when some drivers will be in the path of a negligent or reckless motorist and horrendous car accidents can result.

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