People don’t really dwell on traffic accidents, at least not until they’re in one. Traffic accidents aren’t everyday events for anyone, but people prepare for lots of events that might never happen to them. Many people have fire evacuation plans for their homes and make sure all family members know what to do. They have … Continue reading What to Do After a Car Accident
Anyone who has worked a job that sometimes – or even often – requires long hours, high pressure to perform, and shifts that interrupt regular sleep patterns knows that workplace fatigue is a problem. The more tired you become, the slower you are to react, the less effective your thought process is, and the more … Continue reading How Worker Exhaustion Can Lead To Injuries
Most of the time, someone who is injured in an accident – traffic or any other kind – thinks first of getting medical attention. Other early steps might be to file a claim with their auto insurer if it was a traffic accident, and perhaps to arrange means of transportation if their car was totaled … Continue reading Can I Still Receive an Injury Settlement During the COVID-19 Outbreak?
Car accidents – even relatively minor ones – can lead to many types of injuries, including soft tissue injuries. A soft tissue injury is an injury that causes damage to an accident victim’s tendon, ligament, or muscle. Soft tissue injuries include injuries like muscular strains and sprains. Even though soft tissue injuries do not involve … Continue reading How Car Accidents Can Lead to Soft Tissue Injuries
GPS systems – or global positioning systems – are common devices that motor vehicle drivers use for getting directions to and from a destination. While some of these devices are external devices that a driver can mount in his or her vehicle, on many newer vehicles, GPS technology is directly built into the vehicle. Some … Continue reading Do GPS Systems Distract Drivers?
With the majority of financial obligations that arise in life, there are serious consequences that you have to deal with if you do not pay your bills. For example, if you do not pay your apartment rent, your landlord can take steps to try and have you evicted. Similarly, if you do not pay your … Continue reading Did Your Workers’ Compensation Benefits Get Cut Off Too Soon?
Falls risks are common in many job settings, especially where ladders and dangerous pieces of equipment are involved. If you suffer a fall injury while you are working at your job – and while you are working within the scope of your employment – you may be able to bring a claim for workers’ compensation … Continue reading Fall Risks on the Job
If you have been involved in an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, in addition to seeking medical treatment, you may also be referred to physical therapy. Physical therapy can be painful – both physically and financially. However, the financial costs associated with related medical treatment and physical therapy should be considered by … Continue reading The Costs of Physical Therapy for Accidental Injuries
If you or someone you care about has suffered an injury in an accident that was caused by someone else, there are certain steps that you should always take, the first of which is to seek immediate medical treatment for your injuries. As soon as possible after starting treatment, you should speak with an experienced … Continue reading Steps of a Personal Injury Claim
In many instances, birth injuries are a direct result of a medical mistake that is made by a doctor, nurse, midwife, or another medical professional during the birthing process. If your child has suffered a birth injury, it is important that you immediately take steps to learn whether medical negligence or malpractice contributed to the … Continue reading Did Your Child Suffer a Birth Injury?