Few people go through life without ever being a victim of a slip or trip-and-fall accident. The U.S. Department of Labor says falls make up a significant percentage of reported workplace injuries nationwide, including Western Pennsylvania. Have you been the victim of such an accident? Would you recognize the hazards that could cause slips, trips and falls?
Car crashes happen for any number of reasons, with some caused by distractions, others caused by reckless behavior and still others a result of medical emergencies. Regardless of the cause, crashes put the lives of those involved at risk.
Distracted driving causes severe injuries and fatalities nationwide every day, including Pittsburgh and across Western Pennsylvania. Although you have no control over other drivers and what they do while driving, you can increase your chances of arriving safely at your destination by developing habits that will drive out distractions. Even though it seems obvious, the first step is never to lose sight of the fact that the primary focus is safe driving.
Nursing home negligence isn't something most people expect to see happening. Negligence tends to be a result of inadequate staffing, which is commonplace in America's nursing homes.