Category: Kentucky

Large Truck Accidents on the Rise

The number of fatal accidents involving large trucks is on the rise in the United States, and federal investigators believe that a growing number of these accidents are caused by big rigs continuously traveling at speeds that are faster than their tires are rated for. Between the years of 2009 and 2013, there were approximately… Read more »

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Human hormone may help brain injury victims

Not only do car and motorcycle accidents have serious emotional and financial repercussions, they can have severe, life-changing physical effects on people as well. New research on the human hormone, progesterone, and its potential link to traumatic brain injuries, however, may offer car accidentsurvivors new hope in alleviating their brain injury symptoms and regaining their quality… Read more »

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Car accidents 3rd leading cause of brain injuries in the U.S.

Over 2.36 million people were injured in car accidents in 2012, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. While some car accident victims received only minor injuries, others suffered from traumatic brain injuries that will affect them for the rest of their lives. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that car accidents were responsible… Read more »

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Cellphones aren’t the only source of distraction for drivers

Although talking and texting on a cellphone while driving is considered one of the most hazardous driver distractions, there are other distractive behaviors that can result in devastating car accidents as well. Distracted driving auto accidents are responsible for killing an estimated nine people and injuring at least 1,153 people every day, according to the Centers for… Read more »

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