Summer is a great time to be outdoors. If you’re looking to get more exercise, you may decide to ride your bicycle to work. Although other motorists are supposed to share the road with bikes, that may not always the case during rush hour. What steps can cyclists take to protect themselves on the main roadways?
After an accident, would you know where to turn? You have injuries that need treatment – which may require you to take time off work – and have the daunting task of working with a difficult insurance company. With a personal injury attorney, you do not have to face these obligations alone.
According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), roughly 4,300 pedestrians died in motor vehicle accidents in 2010 and another 70,000 endured various injuries. Five years later, these figures increased: 5,376 pedestrian fatalities and 129,000 emergency room treatments for non-fatal injuries.
When you were a kid, you might have had a home trampoline. Whether you traveled to your backyard to bounce or visited the local park with friends, many of us have jumped on a trampoline before. In Connecticut and the tri-state area, trampoline parks are growing in popularity – but injuries are also on the rise. What should parents and families know about the dangers these parks pose?