A Diffuse Axonal Injury is a Common Injury Suffered in a Car Accident Car Accidents, especially rear end collisions, can result in whiplash injuries in which the head snaps back and then forward, usually striking the steering

Pedestrian Safety Issues in St. Petersburg St. Petersburg is a city in which there are a lot of pedestrians. We are blessed with an urban environment in which walking is practical and convenient. Pinellas County is also

What is a Drowsy Driver? There are no reliable statistics concerning drowsy driving. There is no test that can be administered to determine whether a driver is too drowsy to drive. No consistent data is kept from

The “Radiology” Study[1] From 2005-2012 the Department of Radiology at the New York University School of Medicine conducted a study of persons with mild traumatic brain injuries (MTBI). Concussions are widely classified as mild traumatic brain injuries.

What is an Accident Reconstruction Expert? Anyone that has been involved in an accident knows that the police come out, take statements, examine the scene and the cars involved. They may or may not measure skid marks

There are Almost 2 Million Semi Trucks Operating in the United States One-third of all semi trucks are registered in Florida, Texas and California. Not surprisingly, Florida, Texas and California lead the nation in trucking accidents. Trucks

Bicycling Without Proper Safety Clothes is Dangerous I just read a recent article about a bicyclist who was struck and killed riding along a busy street in St. Petersburg.[1] The article stated that the man was riding

Gabby’s Law If Gabby’s Law passes the Florida Legislature, drivers that illegally pass a stopped school bus could wind up in jail. The bill is named for Gabby Mair who was hit and killed shortly after exiting

Some Police Departments Have Blamed Increased Speed on Waze Several police departments and national police associations have recently blamed the popular Google App Waze for encouraging drivers to speed and making the roads more dangerous for all.[1]

What is a Concussion? A concussion is a traumatic brain injury.[1] It can be caused by a blow to the head or a whiplash injury.[2] During the impact of a car accident the brain will actually bounce