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Daylight Saving Time A Factor in Fatal Car Crashes

By USClaims

It’s this time of year when we start to think about the changing days due to daylight savings time. It stays darker later in the morning and becomes darker outside earlier in the evening. Most states participate in daylight saving time twice per year, with the second Sunday in March taking an hour of daylight away from the morning and giving it to the evening. This remains until the first Sunday in November, when the clock falls back into place. And while most are happy to gain an extra hour in their day on the day that it occurs in the fall, or gain another hour of sunlight in the spring, it also contributes to some rather unhappy statistics.

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Wintertime Slip and Falls Create Serious Risk of Injury

By USClaims

We all know the dangerous winter conditions bring slip and falls. Snow and ice make driving so unsafe at times that both schools and businesses experience delays and even closures. And though we try to be very mindful of the risks involved with driving in such conditions, rarely do we give as much consideration to the dangers lurking right on the sidewalk. During the wintertime, snow and ice may prove a large risk for slip and fall injuries.

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A Hit-and-Run Driver Has Fled Your Accident Scene. Now What?

By USClaims

Nearly 1 in 5 drivers has been involved in a serious car crash that resulted in someone needing to go to the hospital, according to a 2016 report issued by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The same report found that 1 in 9 drivers has been seriously injured in a crash. Most of us imagine that we know what to do after we’re involved in a motor vehicle accident.

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USClaims Can Get You Back on the Road to Financial Stability

By USClaims

You can’t control what other drivers will do on the road, but you can take steps to regain your financial footing if you’ve been injured in a car accident

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Keeping Your Wits After a Slip and Fall Will Help on Your Road to Recovery

By USClaims

A trip to the supermarket can turn out to be a painful experience beyond paying your bill at the checkout. As you push your cart down the produce aisle, you slip on some clear liquid, crash backward to the floor, injure your back and sustain cuts and bruises to your arms and elbows. The incident leaves you unsettled and in agony.

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