Other Accidents

Premises Liability on Halloween

by NPHM | October 28th, 2019

It’s not just the new chill in the air that puts a shiver down our spines in October. The spookiest month of the year is when we like to scare ourselves with trips to haunted houses, corn mazes, and pumpkin patches, but getting injured is the wrong kind of scary. So how can you avoid […]

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, […]

How to Protect Your Child from Dry Drowning

by NPHM | July 17th, 2019

Although dry drowning is a relatively new term for many parents, it has the potential to become their worst nightmare, especially as the hot summer months have kids clamoring for visits to the local lake or pool. Dry drowning is a type of delayed drowning, when physical effects of drowning occur long after leaving the […]

Here’s What to Do If You Get Hurt on Vacation

by NPHM | July 10th, 2019

Vacation is supposed to be a time to relax and unwind, but life often has other plans, and accidents and injuries can occur even when you and your loved ones are hundreds or even thousands of miles away from home. It’s important to be prepared to act right away when you suffer an injury that […]

Tips to Prevent Ohio Motorcycle Accidents This Summer

by | July 20th, 2015

The Importance of Motorcycle Safety The warm temperatures of summer are upon us here in Ohio, and the lovely weather has motorcyclists from across the state getting their bikes out on the open road. The increase in motorcycle traffic along with other factors is leading to a rise in the number of crashes involving motorized bikes […]

What To Do If You Spot A Dangerous Pothole

by Jamie R. Lebovitz | March 25th, 2015

SPRING HAS ARRIVED! And with Spring comes potholes. Most often, potholes are merely nuisances, but imagine what happens when a truck is on a two lane undivided highway and strikes a deep pothole. Often the truck driver will lose control, cross the center line and if a vehicle is in the other lane, a violent […]

Time is of the Essence to Locate and Retrieve the ‘Black Boxes’ from Malaysia Flight 370

by Jamie R. Lebovitz | March 27th, 2014

The race is now on to find the flight data and cockpit voice recorders from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 after an analysis of satellite data determined the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 “ended in the southern Indian Ocean,” Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday. Bad weather is hampering the search for the aircraft […]

Is Skydiving Safe?

by Jamie R. Lebovitz | March 24th, 2014

The pilot of a Cessna 170B and a skydiver escaped a spectacular collision with minor injuries on Saturday at South Lakeland Airport in Florida. The pilot of the 170B, Sharon Trembley, 87, a World War II veteran, was taking off on his third touch-and-go that morning just as a 49-year-old skydiver, John Frost, was landing. […]

Air Traffic Control Errors To Blame For Florida Aviation Accident

by | January 4th, 2013

January 4, 2013 USA Today says an air traffic controller error was to blame for an airplane accident that occurred on New Year’s Eve at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida. A statement from US Airways explained that after a Spirit Airlines flight of an Airbus A320 carrying 167 passengers touched down on the […]

Flight student’s arm severed by airplane propeller

by lmallernee | December 7th, 2012

A man’s arm was severed by an airplane propeller on Sunday in Stanly County, North Carolina, reports WSOC-TV. Federal Aviation Administration officials are investigating the accident, which happened at Stanly County Airport. The victim, who is a flight school student with Pressley Aviation, started his day by flying from Goose Creek Airport in Union County to […]