Injury Law Blog

  • Supreme Court Stands in the Way of Workers’ Rights
    By Sean Lally, Staff Writer Karla Amezola was hired by Noticias 62 as a news anchor in 2011. During her tenure at the news agency, she enjoyed great success, receiving both an Emmy and a Golden Mike Award. But after Andres Angulo was brought on as Vice President of the News department, Amezola’s
  • Most Common Back And Neck Injuries After A Car Crash
    According to the Mayo clinic, auto collisions are responsible for 40 percent of spinal injuries every year. Because the spine is made up of nerves that allow your brain to send signals to your body, a spinal cord injury has the potential of very serious, life-altering consequences. Back and neck
  • Your Summer Guide to Pedestrian Safety
    As the weather warms and school lets out, people are more likely to spend time outside. While getting fresh air is a good thing, cars and pedestrians are a dangerous mix. Hospitals and emergency centers treated more than 129,000 pedestrians for crash injuries in 2015. That is an average of traffic
  • Legal Options for Passengers in Vehicle Crashes
    Vehicle Crashes as a Passenger If you've ever been in an accident as a driver, then you may be at least somewhat familiar with the process of filing an insurance claim and pursuing compensation for damages and expenses related to your accident. However, what if you're in an accident as a passenger
  • When you think of burn injuries, you probably imagine a thermal injury, an injury caused by a fire or extreme heat. However, these are not the only types of burns that have the potential of causing devastating burn injuries. Chemical burns from Read More
  • An explosion can occur in the workplace, in the home or after a motor vehicle crash.  No matter the cause, an explosion can leave victims with severe burns that are likely to turn into lifelong scars. Burn scarring occurs in about 70 percent of burn Read More
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a medical test that physicians use to diagnose or monitor treatment for several conditions within the chest, abdomen and pelvis. MRIs use a powerful magnetic field, radio frequency pulses and a computer to produce Read More
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that approximately 5.3 million Americans are living with a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)-related disabilities. These catastrophic injuries have the potential to affect all aspects of an Read More
  • When dealing with insurance adjusters after an accident, they seem friendly enough, and their claims of being “on your side” sound genuine. But, often, all is not as it appears – especially when the overriding fact governing your claim is this: Once Read More
  • By Sean Lally, Staff Writer Michael Tilkey, a former employee of Allstate Insurance Co., received some relief earlier this month, when a San Diego jury awarded him over $18 million in damages. Tilkey, who had worked for the company for nearly three Read More
  • When a railroad worker gets injured on the job, the railroad company’s legal team will quietly set out to prove that they are not at fault for your injury. The railroad’s team consists of claim agents, lawyers, managers and company nurses and Read More
  • More than 80 percent of people in the United States are affected by back pain. Back injuries are often the result of vehicle or trucking collisions, sports, slips and falls. It is true that some back injuries will not require surgery, but surgery Read More
  • The traffic light in front of you turns green, and you proceed into the intersection. Without warning, another driver pulls into the intersection and T-Bones you. Intersectional accidents like this can result in horrific injuries. Not only is your Read More
  • Visibility is vital when operating any type of vehicle if you want to avoid a collision. However, there are various blind spots that drivers have to deal with every day. Blind spots are particularly dangerous when you are backing up your vehicle - Read More
  • Back injuries are among the most difficult types of injuries to diagnose and treat. Moreover, these injuries are often deceiving. A soft-tissue injuries study analyzed the symptoms of those who had been in car crashes for a full 15 years after the Read More
  • Victims who discover they have pre-existing conditions need to understand how those can influence their injury cases and complicate accident claims; however, you should not be discouraged from pursuing compensation for your injuries. If you and your Read More
  • Tasigna (nilotinib) is used to treat Philadelphia chromosome-positive (Ph+) chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). It is a chemotherapy drug in a class of drugs called tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs). CML is a type of blood cancer. TKIs help stop the Read More
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can occur in many types of accidents. The CDC reports brain injuries cause 30% of all injury fatalities in the US. Below is more information about different types of traumatic brain injuries and the accidents in which Read More
  • As a driver, have you ever been inconvenienced by a bicyclist on the road? More than likely, you've experienced the frustration that comes with being "stuck" behind a slow-moving cyclist on a busy road—but it's important to realize that bicyclists Read More