Getting in a car accident is scary and stressful for anyone, but particularly if it is your first one. You might wonder if you should call the police or when you should file a claim. The following guidelines can help you process the situation and make important decisions if you have been in a car accident.
Car accidents are stressful circumstances. Emotions are heightened and injuries can be severe. Property damage and personal injuries can occur to drivers, passengers and pedestrians. If you were involved in an accident, there are some important things you should do to ensure your safety and rights are protected.
Furnace tune-up? Check. Screen doors replaced with storm doors? Check. Tires checked for traction in snow? Check. Extra gloves, shovel and boots added to trunk? Check.
Fatalities connected to auto accidents were on the decline. For the last four decades, the numbers of deaths associated with car wrecks was shrinking. Unfortunately, this streak has come to an end.
If you are considering using a nursing facility for a loved one, you are not alone. Over 1.6 million people are residents in nursing homes. We expect these facilities to provide a caring environment for our loved ones. Although many do, a surprising number are not only failing to meet this expectation but are cited for incidents of abuse.
Western Pennsylvania has some of the best deer hunting in the country and is a hotbed for all kinds of game. This means that there will be nearly a million hunters out in the woods sitting in deer stands or camping out in duck blinds once again during the 2016 hunting season. Whether going after a trophy buck, a big turkey or a flock of ducks, every hunter knows that hunter safety and caution need to be the highest priority -- just this week, a Utah sheriff was shot in the hand while hunting geese near Soda Springs, Idaho. The sheriff obviously had a lot of experience around guns, yet he was still shot.