Since 2009, pedestrian deaths have risen 46 percent. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), these fatalities now account for 16 percent of all motor vehicle accident fatalities.
Amy Schumer's character in the movie I Feel Pretty experienced an uncharacteristic surge of confidence after injuring her head exercising. While this is the stuff of great comedy, similar consequences -- while rare -- have been known to occur.
A medical malpractice lawsuit gives patients a chance to hold physicians and other medical staff accountable when someone's medical care leaves them worse off than when he or she came to seek care. For one woman, a lack of lab tests and a medication change ended up leaving her in a vegetative state, with her face and head deformed from surgery required to reduce pressure in her brain.
Our best efforts to keep ourselves and our children safe are sometimes not quite good enough. People can unwittingly buy defective products, have accidents during outdoor activities or be affected by the bad decisions made by people around us.
Few people leave their homes each day worrying that they will be in a serious motor vehicle crash. Unfortunately, more than 40,000 people died in car crashes in 2016, which was a 6 percent increase from the previous year. That is an average of about 110 people dying in car wrecks each day.
A man in Michigan is being hailed as a hero after he protected a couple who was trapped in their vehicle by a second car, which had caught on fire.
A man was behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Camaro when it left the roadway and landed on top of another vehicle, killing two people who were in that car.
You may have heard people crack those old, worn out jokes about women being poor drivers and men being superior. If so, you should know that the statistics massively prove the jokes wrong.
The roads in Michigan were covered in ice and snow on December 26, the day after Christmas, and one man decided to take his snowmobile out. Unfortunately, the ride ended with a crash as the snowmobile slammed into a car.
It's tough for workers to keep the elderly safe in a nursing home. Accidents are common, they can be more dire for the elderly -- a simple fall, for instance, can be deadly -- and workers have to be vigilant.