Spinal cord injuries are unfortunately common in personal injury cases. They can be caused by anything from a car accident to a slip and fall accident to medical malpractice. The long term effects of spinal cord injuries are often debilitating, leading to ongoing medical expenses and chronic pain for many victims. According to the National […]
Is the Playground Really Safe?
Playing on the playground is a fun way for children to spend a morning or afternoon, but it’s important to supervise them closely. Injuries and even fatalities occur on playgrounds each year due to equipment failure, entrapments, and hazards on the playground. According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, the top four pieces […]
Construction Workers at High Risk for On-Site Accidents
Construction sites are full of hazards. In fact, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), one out of every ten construction workers is injured each year. One in five worker deaths in 2013 was a construction worker. The most common causes of worker death were falls, struck by object, electrocution, and caught in. […]
Motorcycle Safety: Why Wearing a Helmet Could Save Your Life
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s most recent statistics regarding motorcyclists are sobering. In 2012, nearly 5,000 motorcyclists were killed in motor vehicle crashes. 93,000 others were injured. Even more sobering? If the individuals involved in these incidents had been wearing helmets, many of the deaths and disabling injuries could have been prevented. May is […]