Some accidents, including falls and car wrecks, can lead to spinal cord injuries. These are very serious matters that require immediate medical care. There is a chance that the victim can suffer from a more serious injury if they are moved or if the injury isn't cared for properly.
Finding ways to stay active during the fall months is often a challenge. Some individuals who have dogs might opt to walk that pet to try to get some exercise in. This is a good idea, but it is one that has to include vital safety tips.
You can't get blood from a stone. So what happens when that good for nothing stone owes you a large sum of money? Unfortunately, not much. Between collections and bankruptcy, there are several tactics a defaulting tortfeasor can utilize to avoid compensating an injured party. The same thing happens in a Personal Injury case when the at-fault party is indigent or lacks sufficient insurance coverage. The State of Oregon will likely learn this lesson the hard way in the near future after a Hood River County judge recently affirmed $36 million in restitution against a 16-year old Vancouver, Washington resident.
Negligence in car wreck cases is sometimes obvious. This might be the case if the driver was speeding and ran a red light and hit you. In other cases, it isn't so apparent. You might have to work to show that negligence was a factor.
Riding a motorcycle is a great way to enjoy being outdoors. You can get away from the stresses of life for a little bit, but you should make sure that you are being as safe as possible when you are out for your ride.
All injuries that you suffer from an unexpected accident are difficult to deal with. In some cases, when the injuries are minor, they are more nuisances. More serious injuries can impact all of the important things in your life.
When parents let children go to summer camps, there is a reasonable expectation that the child will be safe. The last thing that you expect is to let your child go to camp only to get a call that there was a serious incident and now your child is in critical condition or dead.
Motorcycle riders face some very serious risks if they are involved in an accident. One man just found out how very serious these injuries can be. He was in a motorcycle accident in South Seattle and is now facing a difficult recovery.
When a car hits a pedestrian, there are often serious consequences. On March 22, a car hit and killed a pedestrian on Interstate 5. You must be prepared if you get injured by a car as a pedestrian. There are certain steps you should take to protect yourself medically, legally and financially. If you fail to take certain actions, you may reduce your chances of getting adequate compensation. Follow these guidelines when you get hit by a car.
The tech-giant Apple is now embattled in a Personal Injury lawsuit after a 5-year-old girl was killed following a motor vehicle collision. Instead of watching the road, the at-fault driver was allegedly using the company's FaceTime video calling program. The family of the deceased girl claim that Apple should be held responsible for the death - in addition to the driver - because the phone app was not safely designed. The lawsuit claims that Apple should have included a program to shutoff FaceTime while driving or utilized proper warnings in the app discouraging the use of video calling while driving.