Infographic: How to Avoid Common Bicycle Accidents

May is National Bike Month, which means now is the time to dust off the old bicycle and hit the road! Tens of millions of people in the U.S. cycle for various reasons: to maintain their health, to reduce their carbon footprint, to commute to work and back home, or to simply explore their community. […]

What Is Pure Comparative Fault?

In a typical auto accident case, the at-fault party’s insurance company provides coverage for the other party’s damages, the amount of which is determined through negotiations or by a jury at the end of a trial. But what happens when the claimant or plaintiff is partially at fault? How is compensation distributed then? Pure comparative […]

7 Tips for Riding Your Bicycle in Traffic

According to a recent study, California is one of the worst states in the U.S. when it comes to bicycle safety. Between 2010 and 2012, cyclist traffic fatalities in California rose by 23 to 123. That’s close to a 500% increase! While many of these deaths can be attributed to the lack of helmet use […]

Your Motorcycle Broke Down in a Tunnel. Now What?

When your motorcycle breaks down on a road, even a highway, toll road or freeway, you can easily get yourself to safety by pulling into the emergency lane or to the side of the road. But what if your motorcycle stops working inside a tunnel, where there is little space and low visibility? This puts […]

Spinal Cord Injury and Financial Planning

Some spinal cord injury (SCI) survivors face financial difficulties in addition to day-to-day disability issues and emotional struggles. They need medical care and equipment for their recovery, but they may not have the means to afford everything themselves. In this situation, matters can easily become stressful and overwhelming. Fortunately, there are some basic steps to […]

7 Quotes on What It’s Like to Have Traumatic Brain Injury

Often referred to as an “invisible disability”, traumatic brain injury (TBI) may not be obvious to other people, but its effects can be profound, even life-changing. Many survivors have trouble managing their behavior, keeping their emotions in check, retaining memories, focusing on tasks, socializing with others, and so on. Yet, in spite of having a […]

How to Organize for Success in Your Injury Claim

It pays to be organized, especially when you’re dealing with something as procedural and dependent upon documentation as a personal injury claim. If your papers are not in order, you may not be able to reference important information at crucial moments – for instance, when you’re presenting your side of the story to the insurance […]

5 Secrets to Reducing Stress While Driving

When you’re operating a two-ton machine of potential death and destruction such as a car, a bit of stress is understandable – and even necessary. In light doses, stress sharpens your mind, keeps you alert and on your toes, qualities which are desirable in a motorist. However, when you get overloaded with stress, you start […]

Amputees Share Their Secrets of Success

Limb loss is a life-changing event, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be a life-ruining one. In fact, it’s very much possible for amputees to not just overcome their struggles but flourish and lead fulfilling lives. But just how do you achieve success and happiness after such a traumatic and devastating experience? Here’s what some […]

Essential Motorcycle Accident Tips and Pointers

If you’re an avid motorcyclist who rides on a frequent basis, chances are you will eventually take a spill, if you haven’t already. In fact, it’s a common saying among veteran motorcyclists that “every rider goes down at least once.” In the vast majority of cases, a crash on a bike will mean injuries to […]