A pedestrian accident can happen in any part of the United States, regardless of the city or type of roadway. That being said, some areas, such as Baltimore, experience larger numbers of these types of accidents. According to a study completed by the National Complete Streets Coalition, Baltimore ranked number 28 out of 51 major metro areas among the most dangerous cities for pedestrians.
Seven women started a medical negligence lawsuit that they aimed at Freeport Health Network and a doctor who worked at the facility. In the lawsuit, they claimed that they were misdiagnosed, being told that they had multiple sclerosis when they actually did not have the disease. Now five other women are trying to join in on the suit. They say that the same thing happened to them.
Some car accidents are the result of a negligent driver, while others occur when a vehicle is defective in some way, shape, or form.
The streets that make up the city of Baltimore, as well as surrounding areas, can be dangerous at times. This is true regardless of if you are traveling on the highway or within the city.
In Maryland, the prevention of industrial accidents is attempted through diligence and safety procedures. In the case of a recent accident, it's not yet clear if all the vital safety standards were in place. The industrial accident took place after a roof collapsed at the old Bethlehem Steel plant. According to reports, the former steel mill in Sparrows Point has now been responsible for the injuries suffered by nine people.
At approximately 10 a.m. on Monday, May 5, nine workers were injured when the roof collapsed on a building they were working in. According to authorities, four of the people suffered serious to critical injuries. Despite the seriousness of the accident, all 13 of the people who were inside at the time of the collapse were able to escape.
Every year throughout the country, thousands of pedestrian accidents occur. In many cases, the person who is struck by the vehicle is killed. Researchers at Johns Hopkins are hoping to cut back on the number of pedestrian accidents and deaths.