Entries by Doug Lovenberg

What Constitutes Aggressive Driving?

When it comes to dangerous road behavior, aggressive driving is a leading cause of accidents. To be sure, data published by the AAA Foundation reveals that over a five-year period, over half of all fatal crashes in the United States involved at least one aggressive driver. 

Back-to-School Injuries and Safety Checklist

For parents and kids alike, the back-to-school season can be an exciting time that’s characterized by back-to-school shopping, a cooling of the weather, and the hustle-and-bustle of the beginning of the academic year. But the back-to-school season can also mean an increased risk of injury for some kids, and as the end of the summer […]

NHTSA Publishes Summer Driving Tips

As the days warm and more drivers take to the road for road trips, beach vacations, and the like, the risk of being involved in a car accident increases. To be sure, data published by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) shows that summertime is the most dangerous time to drive, with more accidents […]

Summertime Fun: Common Personal Injuries

School’s out, the days are long, and summer is in full swing. For many people, now’s the best time of the year, and the thought of winter brings feelings of dread and denial (can’t it stay summer forever?). But while summer may be undeniably pleasant, injury rates tend to increase during the summertime, too. Here’s […]

Summer Heat-Related Injuries

Most people love the summertime – long days, the sun on one’s skin, and the enjoyability of warmth are all reasons to smile. But for some, the heat of summer isn’t enjoyable; it’s fatal. Indeed, during the hottest days of the year, young children, elderly persons, outdoor workers, and more may all be at risk […]

The Dangers of Road Rage

We’ve all experienced it: the feeling of anxiety, frustration, or pure anger when behind the wheel of a car. But while road rage may be common, it’s not acceptable; in fact, on the contrary, road rage can be quite dangerous, and when a person falls victim to it, dangerous behavior and a serious accident may […]

Grandparents’ Rights and You

Divorce and separation often have implications for more than just the romantic couple, especially when children are involved. Indeed, close family members, including the individuals’ parents, may be impacted by the divorce. For grandparents of children involved in a divorce, knowing one’s rights can be complicated. While most parents will agree to allow grandparents to […]

When Are Drunk Driving Accidents are the Worst?

Despite the numerous campaigns and crackdowns that are designed to put an end to drunk driving both in Massachusetts and nationwide, impaired driving continues to be a top killer on our roadways. To be sure, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that every day, there are nearly 30 people killed in alcohol-impaired crashes […]