Car Accidents

Why is drowsy driving on the rise?

Dangerous driving behaviors come in all shapes and sizes. Drowsy driving is one of them. But unlike some other forms of dangerous driving, drowsy driving is actually on the rise in recent years. Why is drowsy driving a continued phenomenon? What makes it so prevalent...

What is inattentional blindness?

Drivers like you face numerous risks on the road. Some are easy to prepare for. Others can catch you by surprise. This includes issues like inattentional blindness, which you often do not realize is happening. What should you know about inattentional blindness? How...

Why do TBI victims behave differently?

After suffering from a brain injury, victims often experience several effects in the aftermath. For example, many go through changes to their temperament. These changes can range from mild to severe. They can also vary wildly in how long they last. What should you...

How do drowsy and intoxicated driving compare?

In Louisiana, drunk drivers face severe repercussions for their actions if convicted of DUI crimes. But what about drowsy drivers? This form of distracted driving takes many lives a year, after all. But the law does not treat them with equal severity. In spite of...

What are the symptoms of traumatic brain injury?

Head impact from a motor vehicle collision, fall or accident can result in traumatic brain injury. Sometimes, the signs of TBI are difficult to spot right away. Know the symptoms of TBI so you or your loved one can seek the necessary medical care. Physical signs of...

What is whiplash?

There are, of course, multiple ways that an individual can sustain injury in an automobile accident. However, the most common type of soft tissue injury in the aftermath of an accident is whiplash. “Soft tissue” injuries refer to injuries sustained by ligaments,...

What is aggressive driving?

If you are like most drivers, you consider aggressive driving to be a dangerous and threatening behavior. According to Forbes, an AAA survey found that about 80% of all drivers engaged in some form of road rage within a year. Road rage may start as small stresses and...