What Should I Do At The Accident Scene

The most important things are to get identifying information from the other driver(s), identify the other vehicle(s), notify the police and take photographs. Get the names, addresses, telephone numbers, driver’s license numbers and insurance information from all the drivers involved in the accident. Write down the license plate number and the make, model and color Read more…

Burn Injuries In Personal Injury Cases

The occurrence of burn injuries are more common then you might think in personal injury cases. According to the National Hospital Discharge Survey, over 60% of the estimated U.S. acute hospitalizations related to burn injury were admitted to 128 burn centers. Such centers now average over 200 annual admissions for burn injury and skin disorders Read more…

Open And Closed Head Injuries In Personal Injury Cases

In serious personal injury accidents involving head injuries, there are two major types, open and closed head injuries: Open Head Injury Open head injuries penetrate the skull and brain. These types of head injuries, such as a gunshot wound, the scalp, and skull are opened and the brain is normally penetrated by the path of the bullet as it moves Read more…

Broken Bones And Fractures – Discount Medication

From a legal damages perspective, broken bones and fractures are viewed quite seriously. These type of injuries can lead to severe pain, deformity, loss of motion and, possibly, serious crippling. The most common type of doctor to treat these forms of injuries is the orthopedic surgeon. Usually, such injuries require post-surgical physical therapy, which depending on Read more…

Signs Of Elder Abuse – Nursing Home And Board & Care Injuries

Seven Signs Of Elder Abuse An elderly person who has Alzheimer’s disease or the onset of dementia is particularly at risk for elder abuse since they are often unable to adequately communicate the abuse to others. Families, therefore, must keep a sharp and attentive eye for signs of elder abuse and be diligent in promptly reporting it Read more…

Personal Injury Lawyers And Services

ACCIDENT AND INJURY LAWYERS AND SERVICES Personal Injury lawyers represent clients in accidents for injuries arising out of wrongful conduct such as negligent acts, intentional/punitive acts committed by others, including corporations and public entities. The goal of the personal injury lawyer is to assist the client in obtaining full and fair compensation for the losses caused by the wrongful conduct. Personal Injury Read more…

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Treatment For Traumatic Injury

The shock of experiencing a life threatening personal injury can have profound effects on the human psyche. It can cause phobias and even change the way we view danger. When danger is perceived, the body is hardwired to trigger an assortment of chemical and hormonal reactions – we are suddenly in immediate fear and apprehension Read more…

Medical Malpractice Claims

In personal injury law, “medical malpractice” is the term used to describe negligence committed by a health care provider. This includes doctors, nurses, dentists, hospitals, or hospital workers whose performance of their duties departs from the accepted standard of care for those with similar training and experience and which proximately causes harm to the patient. The standard of medical care Read more…