Auto Accident

What You Need to Know about Post-Accident Shock

by NPHM | October 21st, 2019

The injuries associated with auto accidents are painful and can be life-threatening. When victims survive auto accidents, they want to believe that the worst is over. But for some, the consequences are just beginning. Shock is a common complication after crashes, and it can manifest physically and psychologically. Both types of shock can have profound […]

Would You Pass Your Driver’s Exam Today?

by NPHM | October 14th, 2019

Turning 16 is a joyous occasion for most teens, because it means they’re eligible to apply for a driver license for the first time. And as you probably remember, getting a driver license opens up an entirely new world of independence, freedom, and responsibilities. However, it also puts teens at a major risk of being […]

Your Fall Leaves Viewing Guide

by NPHM | October 7th, 2019

As September bleeds into October, everywhere in Ohio the leaves start to put on a show, bursting into spectacular reds, yellows, and oranges. This lovely once-a-year sight inspires many people to take up “leaf peeping”­­­­––traveling to take pictures of the foliage before it turns brown and drops for the winter. Late September through early November […]

It’s Child Passenger Safety Week

by NPHM | September 16th, 2019

Car accidents happen every day, and children are often the most vulnerable victims during crashes. The best way to protect your children in a crash is with properly sized and installed car seats, but how do you know how to find the right ones?      The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants to help […]

What to Tell Your College Student About Drunk Driving

by NPHM | September 10th, 2019

A 2010 study revealed that 25% of college students admitted to driving drunk within the past month alone. If you’re a parent whose child is attending college, whether they live at home or thousands of miles away, statistics like that are a big reason why you worry about their safety. Drunk driving is one of […]

Music and Driving: A Deadly Combo or a Match Made in Heaven?

by NPHM | August 6th, 2019

Have you ever experienced turning down your radio so you can concentrate on reading an address as you drive by? It’s more common than you might think, and several studies have been conducted in recent years to try to determine what factor, if any, music plays in car accidents. One found that music played over […]

Scooter and Driver Road-Sharing Tips

by NPHM | July 24th, 2019

Dockless e-scooters are an increasingly popular way of getting around town in many cities. However, scooter riders are especially vulnerable to injury when they’re involved in traffic accidents. Until infrastructure catches up with mobility trends, it’s important for drivers and riders to learn how to safely share the road. Next time you pass a scooter, […]

What to Expect: Filing an Ohio Car Accident Claim

by NPHM | June 12th, 2019

After a car crash in Ohio, the first step to protecting your health and your rights to compensation is getting medical attention. Even if you feel fine and don’t think you’re injured, it’s important to get checked out anyway, as internal injuries may not show up right away. Whether you get evaluated by first responders […]

Reduce Your Risks This Memorial Day Weekend With These 5 Tips

by NPHM | May 22nd, 2019

Memorial Day weekend is known as the unofficial start of summer—but it’s also known for being one of the deadliest holiday weekends of the year. 36.6 million people hit the roads during Memorial Day weekend in 2018, and with so many drivers on the roads, your risk of being in a car crash increases. If […]

What Are the Causes of Wrong-Way Crashes?

by NPHM | May 8th, 2019

Wrong-way accidents often result in vehicle occupants suffering severe and even life-threatening injuries. The Federal Highway Administration says that wrong-way crashes kill between 300 and 400 people annually in the U.S., despite representing only a small percentage of accidents. That’s because many wrong-way crashes involve head-on collisions—one of the deadliest types of crashes. Knowing the […]