TUCSON PERSONAL INJURY BLOG

Welcome to the Tucson Personal Injury Blog, brought to you by the experienced attorneys at Hollingsworth Kelly Law Firm. We hope to provide you with the latest news in personal injury, auto accidents, wrongful death and medical malpractice. Our blog will focus on topics to help prevent catastrophic accidents that cause serious injury. We will also provide timely safety information like medical alerts about patient safety, and updates on product recalls with a focus on consumer safety. We hope you enjoy reading our informative personal injury and consumer safety blog.

Nursing Home Negligence

Advances in medicine are steadily improving the quality of life of people, enabling them to live longer and healthier than ever. Unless there is a traumatic event or until a loved one’s health declines to the point they lose their independence, placing someone in the care of others is not something frequently contemplated. But when […]

Distracted Driving

As drivers, our ability to recognize danger and appropriately react to hazardous situations depends heavily on our sense of sight. When we drive, our eyes are constantly transmitting messages to our brain to help keep us safe.  But if you are distracted, even for just a couple of seconds, you increase the probability of putting […]

Does Your Car Have a Black Box?

For over a century the development of the automobile has been a symbol of freedom and independence. A new government rule that takes effect this fall may change Americans’ perceptions of their carefree mode of transportation. Beginning September 1, 2014, the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration will require that all new vehicles have an […]

Is Your Child’s Car Seat a Death Trap?

Picking a car seat can be one of the most important decisions parents can make for their children. This is a matter not to be taken lightly, as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that car accidents are the number one cause of death for children under the age of 12. The trust […]

Do the Elderly Need to be Protected From Their Doctors?

Patients often make the mistake of believing they can place their full confidence and trust in the skill and knowledge of their medical providers, many times not realizing that neglect or medical malpractice can be fairly common, especially among the elderly. A study published online last May in the medical journal Injury Prevention found that one in […]

Trucking Accidents: a Thing of the Past?

Commercial truck drivers are often being pushed to their physical limits and beyond to meet competitive and highly demanding schedules on the road. A few months ago we saw the devastating consequences when a tired tractor-trailer driver tragically injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed another passenger when he fell asleep at the wheel. When it […]

Texting While Driving–A Risky Gamble

Gambling is part of the human condition. People flock to Las Vegas to risk losing a small amount of money to have a chance at winning big. Many times, the end result is losing big, while winning nothing. This same risk behavior analysis occurs when people text while driving. Most who text while driving believe […]