Stairway Injuries & How They Happen

Stairway Injuries: Safety Statistics & Causes

Stairway injuries represent a leading cause of accidents. National Safety Council statistics rank stairway injuries second only to motor vehicle accidents among leading causes of accidents.  The council’s statistical report, titled Injury Facts 2015, reports falls are the leading cause of injury-related death in adults age 65 and older. Each year stairway accidents cause over […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Drone Regulations & Registration

Drone Regulations Now Require Private Drone Registration

Drone regulations now require private drone owners to register the devices. Drone owners who previously operated “UAVs” or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles of anywhere from 0.55 pounds to 55 pounds were given until February 20, 2016 to register.  Those who bought drones after December 21, 2015 face mandatory registration before flying the vehicle the first time. […]

Comments Off on Drone Regulations Now Require Private Drone Registration Continue Reading →
Opiate Addiction Resources

Opiate Addiction & the Heroin Crisis

Opiate addiction now plagues communities across the USA. Victims die of drug overdose every day as drug dependency tops the list of public health issues. “The United States is less than 5% of the world’s population, but we consume 80% of the world’s opiate supply.” Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, 11/16/2015, proposing sweeping substance abuse […]

Comments Off on Opiate Addiction & the Heroin Crisis Continue Reading →
Looking at Personal Injury Cases

Common Questions About Personal Injury Cases

What is my Injury Case Worth? This is without doubt the most asked question about personal injury cases. Insurance company software, which actually calculates the settlement value of your case, crunches literally thousands of data points in arriving at the answer. You do not want to hear the personal injury attorney tell you that no […]

Comments Off on Common Questions About Personal Injury Cases Continue Reading →
Value of Personal Injury Claims by Computer

Insurance Software: Determining Value of Personal Injury Claims

It’s no secret insurance companies use software to calculate the value of personal injury claims. Whether they admit it or not, they’ve used software to value personal injury claims since the 1990s. The important thing is what the software is up to. The idea of using computer software to calculate the value of an injury […]

Comments Off on Insurance Software: Determining Value of Personal Injury Claims Continue Reading →
Why so many Teen Highway Deaths

What is the Number One Killer of American Teenagers?

The number one cause of death to teenagers in the United States is car accidents. Several studies arrive at the same conclusion. A report funded by General Motors reveals that 2,439 teenagers died in auto accidents on U.S. Highways in 2012. Just over one-half of the teens killed in those accidents were driving, 44% were […]

Comments Off on What is the Number One Killer of American Teenagers? Continue Reading →
Why a Trust

10 Reasons a Trust Is Better Than a Will

Most people have the idea of doing a will in the back of their minds. But there are many reasons why a trust may well be a much better idea. You know you need something in place to take care of your affairs after you pass. Those who you leave behind should have some direction […]

Comments Off on 10 Reasons a Trust Is Better Than a Will Continue Reading →
After an Accident, What to Do

What You Should Do After A Car Accident in Massachusetts

With over 100 thousand car accidents in Massachusetts every year and an average of 4,500 serious injuries in motor vehicle accidents in the Commonwealth annually, knowing what to do after a car accident will help crash victims deal with the stress and confusion after an accident. 1. Pull Over Massachusetts roads and drivers are notorious. That’s why […]

Comments Off on What You Should Do After A Car Accident in Massachusetts Continue Reading →
Stept to take after a car accident in New Hampshire

What You Should Do After A Car Accident In New Hampshire

After a car accident things can be challenging.  But if you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident in New Hampshire there are important steps you should follow. We urge you to contact an established and reputable New Hampshire personal injury law firm immediately.   The Law Offices of Andrew D. Myers urge you not to wait […]

Comments Off on What You Should Do After A Car Accident In New Hampshire Continue Reading →
Health Insurance Mergers & Consumers

Health Insurance Mergers & What it Means to Consumers

Top health insurance company Anthem agreed to take over Cigna for $48 billion in yet another major health insurance merger as of this writing. The Anthem-Cigna marriage follows Aetna’s agreement to buy Humana for $34 billion. While subject to regulatory review the deals accelerate the rapid streamlining of the U.S. health insurance industry. After these […]

Comments Off on Health Insurance Mergers & What it Means to Consumers Continue Reading →