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8 injuries that might occur in a car crash

The force of a car crash and the aftermath of the crash often leave victims feeling sore. In some cases, the damage is much more severe than just a little soreness. Victims of car crashes should consider these eight possible injuries that can occur because of a car crash. Some of these injuries might not appear until after the crash, so be sure to remain vigilant for days and weeks.

3 facts about post-traumatic stress disorder after a crash

While physical injuries are often the most obvious injury associated with a car accident, the emotional trauma that a person suffers can be just as devastating and life altering. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is one mental health issue that can occur after a car crash. This is a condition that is treatable, but is often misunderstood.

Motorcycle accidents are a year-round problem for Floridians

Motorcycle accidents are a major issue in states across the country. In most states, motorcycle accidents are less common in the winter due to a decreased number of motorcyclists on the road. However, because Florida weather is pleasant year-round, motorcycle accidents are also a problem during the winter.

Distracted driving to blame for increase in car accident death statistics

As we head into the holiday season of the year when families do a lot of traveling on the highways, it's important to focus on safety behind the wheel. During the first half of 2016, approximately 18,000 people died on American roadways. This is a massive increase of over 10 percent compared to the first half of 2015, and last year saw similar increases over 2014. Why are fatalities increasing like this?