What Does the Black Box Do in a Truck?

You have probably heard about “black boxes” as they relate to passenger aircraft accident investigations. You may not know that commercial trucks often carry this same type of device. A black box in a commercial truck can record and provide the same type of valuable data that is sought after in the aftermath of plane…

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What Options Do Families Have When an Oil Field Worker Dies on the Job?

One of the most dangerous professions in the world involves the work done by field workers in the oil and gas industry. The injuries and fatalities combined reach into the thousands in oilfield workplace environments every year. The industry has a very poor track record in terms of fatality rate compared to other industries throughout…

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Yes, Your Children Need to Be Buckled Up in the Back Seat, Too

Seatbelts save lives – period. These simple devices keep drivers and passengers from being thrown against other passengers and objects inside a vehicles, in addition to being thrown from vehicles in high-speed collisions. Children, like adults, are protected by seat belts worn in the back seat as adults are protected by the same devices in…

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Catastrophic Back & Spinal Injuries from Car Crashes

An injury to the spinal cord is one of the most serious injuries that the human body can sustain. This type of injury often occurs in high-speed car crashes. However, severe injuries to the back can also occur in car crashes at relatively slow speeds upon impact. Victims who experience these injuries often require significant…

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