Monday, March 19, 2018

Massive 20-Car Pileup in Germantown Injures Multiple Victims

A massive 20-car pileup occurred in Germantown, Maryland on Monday morning that injured dozens of victims. Just before 5:30 am, the multi-vehicle accident took place on Interstate 270, involving 20 vehicles and a tractor-trailer. The tractor-trailer spilled a load of gravel and stones, which led to multiple crashes behind the truck. Two dozen patients received

Friday, March 16, 2018

Bus Accident in Rockville Injures Multiple Victims and Causes Fatality

On Thursday evening, a bus accident took place in Rockville, Maryland that caused multiple personal injuries and one fatality. Just before 8 pm, the bus crash occurred when an SUV rear-ended a Ride-On Bus that was carrying ten passengers. The SUV driver became trapped in his car during the bus accident, and after receiving treatment

In-Person License Renewal Laws

According to a recently published study in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, laws requiring in-person driver’s license renewals and vision testing have significantly reduced the number of car accidents involving patients who have dementia. In certain states, physicians are required to report patients who have dementia to the state driver’s

Technology vs. Safety in Today’s Cars

Today’s cars are becoming more computerized and technologically advanced than ever before. From accident avoidance technology to the latest infotainment systems, almost every car manufacturer is developing new models that offer the latest and greatest in innovative technologies to provide improved safety, convenience, and comfort. However, in an age when distracted driving continues to be

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Hagerstown Minivan Accident with Tractor-Trailer Claims Woman’s Life

A minivan accident occurred in Hagerstown, Maryland, with a tractor-trailer and claimed the life of a 42-year-old woman. Around 1:15 pm, on Wednesday afternoon, the fatal crash took place on Interstate 70 near the Interstate 81 interchange when the minivan drifted into another lane, hit the median, and then smacked into a tractor that was

Dangers of Drowsy Driving

It is a well-known and widely-accepted fact that drunk driving is extremely dangerous and continues to be one of the main causes of car accidents in this country. Distracted driving has also become a major problem as people continue to talk and text on their smartphones while driving. Drowsy driving, however, is just as dangerous,

Avoiding an ADHD Misdiagnosis

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed behavioral disorder in children under the age of 18. Oftentimes, physicians will diagnose a child with ADHD based on symptoms such as difficulty sleeping, irritability, fidgeting, forgetfulness, and anxiety. However, there are other medical conditions that