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July 2015 Archives

How do I win my birth injury malpractice lawsuit?

When a child is born with a serious injury or disability, the parents’ joy likely is mixed with heartbreak, especially if the disability will shorten the infants’ life. Many serious disabilities happen because of genetics or random chance. Other times, the baby would have been born healthy if the obstetrician had done their job appropriately.

Complicated matter: wrongful death or medical malpractice?

Have you ever considered how long a person has to file a medical malpractice lawsuit? And for that matter, when does the clock start ticking? Is it when the medical error occurs? Or is it when the patient realizes that an error may have occurred? What happens if the error becomes a fatal error, and the patient passes away?

Motorcyclist catches scary crash on helmet cam

While the following story is a little bit old, it is still an amazing tale that has an important lesson (or two) behind it. A 24-year-old motorcyclist was riding with a few of his buddies back in April. It was in a somewhat secluded and hilly area. The 24-year-old was rounding a blind corner, and when he made it around, a huge fire truck revealed itself.

New ad puts you in a scary distracted driving crash

Every moment of every day, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates, more than 600,000 drivers in the U.S. are using their cellphone behind the wheel. People in Pennsylvania and elsewhere continue to commit distracted driving, despite repeated pleas from experts and efforts by lawmakers to make this conduct illegal.

Brain trauma can affect the family as well as the victim

When we talk about brain trauma in this blog, we often discuss the symptoms that victims commonly endure, such as dizziness, nausea, cognitive problems and memory loss. These symptoms affect the victim most directly, but they can also affect the quality of life of the victim’s family. Spouses and children may become the victim’s caregivers, at least temporarily, which can be an emotional and financial drain.

Tips for safe driving in a rain storm

One might not think that driving in the rain is as dangerous as driving on ice or snow, but anyone who has ever hydroplaned on a wet road knows that it can lead to disaster. The U.S. Department of Transportation says that rain is a factor in around 707,000 car accidents each year. Unfortunately, around 3,300 people are killed and another 330,200 people are injured in these wrecks.