June 1, 2022

All About Traumatic Amputation and Crushing Injuries

A loss of limb, no matter how it happens, is a difficult and traumatic experience. However, losing a limb in a serious accident is an entirely different level of trauma, leaving a person in shock and being forced to deal with the…

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May 10, 2022

The Effect of Traumatic Brain Injuries on Caregivers

We often talk about the effects and challenges of traumatic brain injuries (“TBIs”) on accident victims, but much less often on how TBIs affect their families and caregivers. Because it is difficult to predict or diagnose the full extent of a TBI…

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May 3, 2022

Who Is Protecting Our Children From Lead Poisoning?

Although cases of lead poisoning, especially from lead paint, have decreased substantially since the 1970s, a recent uptick in cases has experts concerned. A New York Times (NYT) investigative article notes two issues contributing to this increase – what they and many…

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April 19, 2022

The True Cost of Treating a Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

When you or someone you love is seriously injured, it is natural to feel a sense of relief in the immediate aftermath. “At least I survived,” you may find yourself thinking if you were injured. Or, “I am so glad they lived;…

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April 11, 2022

CPSC Sues to Protect Infants from Dangerous Baby Loungers

Over the past few years, more and more baby loungers and similar products have been identified as potentially dangerous to infants and babies, due to a risk of suffocation. Some, like The Boppy Company’s newborn loungers and the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play…

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March 22, 2022

What Kinds of Construction Work Are the Most Dangerous?

Construction work is one of the most dangerous occupations in the country. Employees who do road work, home and business construction, landscaping, or other types of construction regularly work with dangerous machinery including bulldozers, trucks, power tools, and scaffolds. Further, construction sites…

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March 16, 2022

New Treatments for Amputation Injuries

Amputation injuries are life-changing. The amputation of an arm, leg, hand, or foot will automatically lead to some, if not all, loss of function. Many victims will need to relearn skills or require prosthetics or assistive technology in order to live any…

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March 1, 2022

What Exactly Is a “Pain and Suffering” Award?

In a personal injury case, the injured individual is eligible to seek damages for their injuries and losses through the court system. What this means is that you, as the victim, can request financial compensation for expenses relating to your injuries, like…

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February 22, 2022

What Are the Signs of Lead Poisoning?

Lead poisoning is the result of lead building up in the body. This can happen over months or years, and the consequences of lead poisoning is especially devastating for children and infants. Even small levels of lead can be harmful to small…

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February 15, 2022

Motorists Must Slow Down, Move Over – It Is the Law

According to a recent study from the American Automobile Association (AAA), nearly one-quarter of United States motorists are unaware of “Slow Down, Move over” laws in their state – or that they even exist at all. Their research also revealed that even…

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