Is Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana Safe?

With more states legalizing recreational marijuana use, people worry that more drivers under the influence of pot will lead to an increase in traffic deaths. Researchers have studied the effects of driving under the influence of marijuana and it seems a bit hazy. The effects of driving while high on marijuana are slower decision making, decreased peripheral […]

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Winter Driving Safety: How to Drive in Snow and Ice

The three key elements to safe winter driving is stay alert, slow down and stay in control. To prepare for winter weather, schedule a maintenance check-up for your vehicle to make sure everything is in working condition. Always have a sufficient amount of gas in your tank to avoid being stuck in a remote area […]

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Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuits

Auto accidents are the leading cause of spinal cord injuries.  The impact of spinal injuries on the victim and their family can be devastating and cause enormous medical costs.  Spinal cord injury is damage to the spinal cord that results in full or partial loss of motor control and sensation.  Some injuries can cause paralysis […]

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Motorcycle Safety Tips for Riding in the Rain

Bad weather riding can be more complex and dangerous than other conditions.  Some motorcycle riders find it enjoyable and rewarding riding in the rain but some may not actively seek out that kind of fun.  The key to riding in the rain is three highly variable factors: traction, visibility and comfort. Traction No matter what […]

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Recovering from a Concussion

A concussion is defined as a mild form of traumatic brain injury caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head.  The major causes of a concussion are falls, motor vehicle-related injury, unintentionally being struck by or against an obstacle, assaults, or playing sports.  Concussions are usually non life-threatening but their effects can be […]

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