Severe Road Rash

Road rash is term we’re all familiar with, but you may not realize just how severe road rash injuries can be. The majority of road rash injuries are minor injuries that do not require treatment, but severe road rash can grind skin down to the bone and even grind off body parts, such as fingers. […]

Seat Belt Strangulation – A Real Danger to Your Child

For most parents, seat belt use has become second nature. We rarely think of these safety devices as a danger to our children, but the unused seat belts in your back seat can quickly turn into a strangulation hazard. Kids can get the belts wrapped around their necks or other body parts, and when they […]

Brachial Plexus Birth Injury

Brachial plexus birth injuries are usually preventable, meaning most are the result of medical negligence. Brachial plexus injury is not life-threatening, and does not affect the brain, but it can cause life-time impairment. The injury affects the ability to use the shoulder, arm, hand, and fingers. Parents are often told that brachial plexus injuries are […]

Sharing the Road with Farm Equipment

Anytime you drive on rural roads, there is a chance you will be sharing the road with farm equipment. It is even more likely during planting and harvest seasons, which vary according to the crop and location. Drivers who are not accustomed to seeing farm equipment on the road are often taken by surprise by […]

Airbag Injuries

Airbags save thousands of lives each year, but they can also cause very serious injuries. Although it rarely happens, airbags have killed children and adults. Older airbags were more dangerous, but even today’s improved airbags can cause very serious injuries. If you have suffered airbag injuries, it can make your auto accident claim more complicated. […]

Do I Have a Car Accident Claim if I Was Not Wearing a Seat Belt?

Yes, you can still recover compensation, even if you were not wearing a seat belt when your car accident occurred. Many people are under the impression that you can’t, and the insurance companies love it when accident victims believe that failure to wear a seat belt bars their claim. Each state is different. In some […]

Motorcycle Accident Spinal Cord Injuries

According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC) motorcycle accidents are the second leading cause of spinal cord injury. The cost of living with a spinal cord injury varies according to the level and severity of injury, but even for those with minimal impairment, the lifetime cost will typically be over $1million. Motorcycle […]

Fire Prevention and Preparation

Fire prevention education and a solid evacuation plan are important for families and businesses alike. To give you an idea of just how important, according to the National Fire Protection Association, (NFPA), in 2013 there was a civilian fire injury every 33 minutes and a civilian fire death every two hours and 42 minutes. Education […]

What Does a Personal Injury Attorney Need from Me in Order to Provide the Best Possible Representation?

Choosing an experienced and highly-skilled personal injury attorney is essential to winning maximum compensation in your case, but you may be surprised to learn how much you can affect your attorney’s ability to help you. What you do and don’t do after an accident or injury can seriously harm or destroy your case, even with […]