This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Accidents and Disability category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.
2014-12-01 : Injuries from Childrens Toys : Researchers find an estimated 3,278,073 children were treated in United States emergency departments from 1990 through 2011 for a toy-related injury.
2014-04-24 : Health and Safety Issues Caused by Teens Distracted when Driving : Journal of Adolescent Health reports on insights from investigators regarding causes of distracted driving among teenagers.
2014-01-10 : Seat Belts - Friend or Foe : Article examines possible injuries and pros and cons of wearing a seat belt in a vehicle.
2013-11-16 : Tough Mudder - An Extreme Sports Event Where a Lot Can Go Wrong : Report on risk of injuries possibly leading to permanent disability during The Tough Mudder a 10 to 12 mile extreme sports obstacle course event.
2013-05-09 : Amusement Park Ride Injuries : Study examines injuries to children related to rides including rides at amusement parks, fairs and festivals, and rides at malls, stores, restaurants and arcades.
2012-07-12 : Distracted Walking Fines for Cell Phone Users : Communities are so concerned with cellphone use while walking they are starting to implement fines for distracted walking.
2012-04-29 : Texting and Driving - Teen-led Study Highlights Dangers : Will a ban on texting while driving lead to more crashes because drivers will conceal cell phones making it more dangerous to read and type messages.
2012-04-15 : Rearview Cameras for Vehicles Law : The rearview camera rule is intended to help alleviate the drivers blind spot located directly behind a vehicle.
2012-03-13 : Emergency Vehicle Siting Improves Response Times : Distributing emergency vehicles over 82 potential locations gave 87 percent of the population service in less than 8 minutes.
2012-01-17 : Headphone Wearing Pedestrians Struck by Cars and Trains More Than Triple : Serious injuries to pedestrians listening to headphones have more than tripled and in many cases cars or trains are sounding horns that pedestrians cannot hear leading to fatalities in nearly three-quarters of cases.
2011-08-22 : Window Fall Related Injuries : Information on making windows safe from children falling from high level windows includes statistics on window fall related injuries.
2011-07-17 : Back Injuries from Car Accidents : Types of back injuries associated with car accidents including compensation claims and medical costs.
2011-05-17 : Road Safety - Halting Death and Injury on Roads : Seeking to prevent road traffic deaths and injuries which experts project will take the lives of 1.9 million people annually by 2020.
2011-04-29 : California One of the Deadliest States for Pedestrians : California accounts for a significant proportion of the national data with a reported 214 pedestrian deaths and 4985 injuries in Los Angeles County alone.
2011-03-28 : Survival Rate in Vehicle Accidents Tied to Surgeon Availability : Availability of surgeons is critical factor in public health and surgery should become an important part of the primary health care system.
2011-02-09 : Motorcycle Helmets Reduce Spinal Injury : Debunking a myth that wearing a helmet while riding a motorcycle can be detrimental during a motorcycle crash.
2011-01-29 : Compensation in Car Accidents : Anyone involved a car accident has the potential to receive compensation through a variety of sources.
2011-01-15 : Common Injuries in Serious Car Accidents : Getting in a car accident can be emotionally scarring and frightening and can lead to long-lasting physical pain and disability.
2011-01-03 : Tricks Insurance Companies Use Against Car Accident Victims : It is a common mistake for people to believe that their insurance companies work for them after a car accident.
2010-10-31 : Are Males or Females the Cause of Most Car Accidents : Males are significantly more likely to cause motor vehicle accidents than women according to recent statistics.
2010-10-27 : Causes of Fatal Car Accidents : When someone you care about is killed in a car accident, the shock and suddenness of the event can bring you physically and emotionally to your knees.
2010-10-27 : What to do if Involved in a Car Accident : Information explaining what steps you should take if you are involved in a car accident.
2010-10-22 : New Jersey One Step Closer to Creating Emergency Notification System : The New Jersey is considering a bill that would allow state residents to add emergency contact information to a database for use in the event of a car accident.
2010-10-21 : Airbags Reduce Risk of Kidney Injury in Car Crashes : Journal of the American College of Surgeons Study Is the First to Evaluate Protective Effect of Airbags on Organs.
2010-10-12 : Pediatric Hospitalizations for ATV-Related Injuries More than Double : All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) associated with significant and increasing number of hospitalizations for children.
2010-10-12 : Bicycle Accidents and Florida's No-Fault Insurance Law : Florida unfortunately, leads the nation in the number of annual bicyclist deaths.
2010-10-12 : Whiplash Injuries and Related Neck Pain Due to Accidents : Whiplash is the name for neck sprains to the cervical thoracic or lumbar spines and is commonly associated with vehicle accidents.
2010-10-12 : Whiplash Injury Information and How to Claim : Are you aware of how important compensation for a whiplash injury can be as often a whiplash injury claim is overlooked or is under-compensated.
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