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  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

The word "accident", and it’s connotation of unaccountable inevitability, is getting in the way of taking important steps to fix an ongoing, and growing, road safety disaster.

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

Society has been learning about how the use of certain words and phrases, loaded with baggage, might perpetuate systemic harms. My pet irritation is with the use of the word "accident" when referring to road traffic incidents.