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Drivers with ADHD more likely to end up serious car accidents

One common cause of Redwood City area car accidents that many people might not know about is attention deficit disorder (ADHD). ADHD is a condition that makes it hard for sufferers to control their impulses and pay attention. Operating a vehicle requires the driver to focus. Motorists who have ADHD find it hard to stay focused on driving. According to WebMD, drivers who have attention deficit disorder have a “50 percent higher chance of ending up in serious motor vehicle accidents.” 

How do I know if I have a concussion after a car accident?

Car accidents are a major source of injury in the Redwood City area and across the country. The sudden and forceful impact often causes trauma to the head. It is not uncommon for people in car accidents to end up with concussions and traumatic brain injuries. According to Brainline.org, in 2013, the leading cause of hospitalization for individuals between the ages of 15 and 44 years old who ended up with concussions and nonfatal traumatic brain injuries was car accidents. 

Issues in communication often lead to medical errors

When you think about medical errors, you might find yourself wondering how and why they occur so often. The medical facilities and health care workers in the Redwood City are some of the best in the country. However, it is not uncommon to hear about medical malpractice claims from patients. Medical mistakes claim more than 250,000 lives every year, states John Hopkins Medicine. 

Why are plane inspections so important?

Before you get on a plane in California, there are many things going on behind the scenes to ensure you have a safe flight. One of those things is an inspection. According to Prime Industries Inc., plane inspections are an essential task to ensure the plane is safe and without any defects or issues that could possibly lead to an accident. Inspections are also done after a plane is built to ensure there are no manufacturing issues.

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