Two people in Iowa passed away in an accident between a motorcycle and a passenger car. Reportedly, a motorcycle was driving down Martin Luther King Dr., which is in Waterloo. It was going south. The intersection between Martin Luther King Dr. and Mobile Street was ahead of the bike.
May 2018 Archives
Seat belts are a relatively new phenomenon in road safety. Although invented in the late 1800s, lawmakers in America did not require them in cars until 1966. Even after this, it was not until the mid-1990s that drivers and passengers were required by law to use them.
On several occasions, we have stated in our blog that employers in Iowa do not like workers' compensation claims. These claims affect many areas of a business such as insurance costs and the business's reputation. However, that does not mean that all employers in our state would resort to illegal or unethical post-injury workplace behaviors to prevent workers from filing a claim or to "get rid" of employees who have already filed.
Car accidents occur everywhere, but they are not treated the same in every city. It is important to know the laws and the requirements surrounding a car accident wherever you live. For those who live in Des Moines, this blog post provides some basic accident information to keep you up-to-date.
If you are part of a motor vehicle accident you'll want to immediately turn your attention to your health and well-being, as this is the most important thing at that time.