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August 2012 Archives

What is a whiplash?

One of the most common injuries sustained in an automobile accident is whiplash. Whiplash happens when the head is jerked forward or forced backward by a sudden and unnatural movement, such as impact from an automobile accident. Whiplash refers to injuries suffered in the neck.

Were you hit by an uninsured driver?

Underinsured insurance pays for your injuries if you are in an accident with a driver who does not carry enough liability insurance to pay for your medical expenses. There's nothing worse than being involved in a bad automobile accident and finding out that the person who hit you does not have any insurance.

Big-Rig accident shuts down freeway

The San Bernardino Freeway was closed the other morning during rush hour traffic when a big-rig and pickup truck collided, causing the big-rig to jackknife across all lanes.

What is infant hematoma?

In many cases when a doctor delivers a baby, he or she will use a vacuum-type device to assist in the birth process. This device can pose a risk of infant hematoma and hemorrhaging - a birth injury that may have lasting effects on the child's life - a result of improper protocol by the medical staff.

Rancho Cucamonga worker injured

The workplace can be a very dangerous place. Did you know that construction sites are a leading cause of employee fatalities in the United States? Are you aware that more than 10,000 workers are injured in scaffolding accidents every year?

Bicycle accident causes major injuries

A 43-year old man, out for an evening ride on his bicycle, was injured when a vehicle making a left-hand turn in front of him struck him. He was transported to a nearby hospital with two broken legs.

Romaine lettuce recalled

Every year thousands and thousands of consumers get sick from defective products or foods found in retail stores. Tanimura & Antle, a California produce supplier, has voluntarily recalled more than two thousand cases of romaine lettuce that has been shipped to 18 other states besides California over fears about possible E. coli contamination.

Big-rig spill causes chaos on freeway

Those traveling on Interstate 15 near Devore were late getting home when rush-hour traffic was backed up for more than 10 miles due to a big-rig overturning and spilling approximately 24,000 pounds of asphalt across the freeway.

Yucca Valley motorcyclist killed

A 59-year old Yucca Valley man on his motorcycle was killed the other night after he was struck by a vehicle that had drifted into his lane and struck him head-on.

Four killed in a vehicle accident

A driver lost control of his SUV while traveling on a freeway, causing the vehicle to hit an asphalt curb, roll twice and fall through a space between a bridge and about 35 feet onto the street below.

Tanker truck overturns in San Bernardino County

A tanker truck driver apparently lost control of his vehicle early Sunday morning in San Bernardino County, causing the truck to flip onto its side. It was filled with propane.

Fontana man dies in a motorcycle accident

A 32-year old Fontana motorcyclist was killed when he apparently lost control of his motorcycle the other evening. The man was taken to a nearby hospital where he died a couple of hours later.

Tanker truck overturns

San Bernardino County Fire officials reported that they closed Highway 38 in both directions on Sunday morning after a tanker truck overturned and spilled about 10,000 gallons of propane. The Highway was expected to remain closed until nighttime.

San Bernardino County scene of many road deaths

August did not start well for at least five San Bernardino County drivers. Wednesday, the worst day of the week - three people died in vehicle accidents.

Recall on Michelin tires

Michelin Tire Company has recalled more than 840,000 BF Goodrich and Uniroyal tires because the tread can separateand cause rapid air loss. The company has not received any reports of injury or death to date.

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