Sprains And Strains – Car Accidents

Soft tissue injures such as microscopic tares, known as sprains and strains, impact the soft tissue and ligaments surrounding the cervical, thoracic and lumbar regions of the spinal bony structures that protect the spine. Sprains and strains of this kind are very common in rear and front-end car accidents. The tares are microscopic but can cause small Read more…

Whiplash – Injury To The Cervical Spine In Car Accidents

Whiplash describes a trauma inducing injury involving the soft tissue and ligaments surrounding the cervical spine (neck and shoulder region) and is caused by the neck being forcibly thrown forward and then back again resembling a whipping motion. This type of injury most commonly results from sudden acceleration and deceleration, which is so common in rear-end collisions, especially when the rear vehicle Read more…

Car Accidents And Uninsured Motorist Coverage

The Insurance Research Council (IRC) estimates that 1 driver out of every 7 drivers in the United States is currently uninsured. If you have suffered a personal injury in an automobile accident with a driver who neither has insurance coverage nor has enough to cover your injuries and economic loss,  you may still be able to recover damages for Read more…

Urgent Care Centers – Accidents And Injuries

Many major metropolitan areas have twenty-four hour urgent care facilities. These emergency facilities are mostly attended by physicians, registered nurse practioners and nurses trained in urgent care medicine, and which is designed to serve the immediate and urgent needs of the patient. The injury does not have to be life-threatening or dangerously serious, to visit such Read more…

Workers Compensation Construction Accidents – Compensable Injuries

Types Of Compensation For Construction Accident Injuries The following examples of compensation covered in most construction injury cases include full compensation for past and future medical care and treatment, drug therapy, replacement income, vocational rehabilitation, and job search assistance. No Compensation For Pain And Suffering The greatest disadvantage of the Workers Compensation system in construction Read more…

Motorcycle Accidents

According to a study conducted by the federal government, per mile traveled, there were 35 times more deaths from motorcycle accidents than from car accidents. While the personal injury law regarding motorcycle accidents is similar to that covering other motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents are often so unique that it is particularly important to be Read more…

Accidents And Injuries – Personal Injury Law

CAR ACCIDENTS – PERSONAL INJURY – PRODUCT LIABILITY – PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS… Many accident and injury cases result in legal disputes when another person or entity is legally responsible for the accident. Legal liability for accidents can arise from negligence, intentional wrongs and from strict liability. The defendant(s) can range from a careless driver, negligent doctor, Read more…

Train Accidents – Personal Injury

As a matter of public policy, trains are considered Common Carriers. Since they are responsible for the public transport of large numbers of people, Common Carriers are held to the highest standard of care for their passengers’ safety. This means that they are responsible for personal injuries resulting from even the slightest degree of negligence. In addition, responsibility may rest Read more…