There are 43 million drivers over 65 years old in the U.S. That's almost one in every five drivers, and in the next 30 years, the number of senior drivers is expected to grow by 77 percent. Unfortunately, the risk of being killed or injured in a car accident increases with age. The fatal crash rates rise significantly starting at ages 70-74 and peak for drivers 85 and older, in large part because older adults can't survive their injuries and any complications as well as younger drivers can.
Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can cause long-lasting and sometimes fatal damage. Car accidents and sports injuries are some of the main causes for TBI, so if your family has recently been in a car accident or your children have been injured while playing sports, it is very important to see a doctor immediately and watch for these signs in the coming weeks.
Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that damages the lining of internal organs, for instance, the lungs, stomach, and heart. Unfortunately, there is no cure for the disease, only medication that can mitigate the side-effects. Mesothelioma primarily develops in people who were exposed to asbestos on a regular basis. This post will go over how you may recover damages for the death of your loved one due to mesothelioma.
Safety experts are calling for louder electric vehicles (EVs). Since their inception, cars have always been loud. People rely on noise to alert them to their environment all the time, just consider that all cars are equipped with horns. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), they are releasing new safety standards to make EVs louder.