Balzarini & Watson
Local: 412-471-1200
Toll Free: 866-316-2111
Home and Hospital Visits / Contingency Fee BasisFreeConsultation

Over 135 Years of Combined Experience In Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

January 2015 Archives

Research suggests long rest period not good for teen concussions

A standard part of the prescription when a teenager suffers a concussion, whether from a sports injury or in a car accident, is to get plenty of rest. A day or two is typical, but sometimes doctors order brain injury patients to stay away from work and school for several more days. That may not help teen brains heal, a new study suggests. In fact, it may be doing them harm.

Manufacturers who fail to warn consumers endanger the public

Many times, injuries caused by a product are not the result of a defect in the product’s manufacturing or design. Even a product designed and put together with reasonable care by the manufacturer can have a potential hazard, such as a drug with possible side effects.