Injury Law Blog

  • Causes of Pedestrian Accidents - Running a Red Light or Stop Sign
    Red lights and stop signs are designed to help protect drivers, cyclists and pedestrians. They help to determine who has the right of way. And they are most important for the safety of cyclists and pedestrians who do not have the protection of a vehicle surrounding them. Unfortunately, there are
  • How To Prepare Before And After A Car Crash: A Step By Step Guide
    One minute, everything is fine, and then all of a sudden, the worst has happened. You’ve been in a car crash. What you do next will make all the difference from your medical treatment to the compensation for your pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages and more. Injuries may be severe and
  • Careless Social Media Use Can Severly Injure Your lawsuit
    When negligence causes an injury, seeking the assistance of a personal injury lawyer will ensure the negligent party is held responsible for the cost of your injuries. In fact, when you hire a Carlson Law Firm attorney, you’re hiring a team of investigators, nurses and accessing an entire network
  • How to Minimize the Chances of Birth Injury
    By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer There’s nothing more devastating than a joyous day of childbirth turning into a tragedy when a baby is injured during birth and forced to face a lifetime of physical and cognitive challenges that most children and families never see. Did you know that in the United
  • In January 2016, the National Transportation Safety Board put out its 2016 Most Wanted List. On that list was a new threshold that the board wants states to adopt for driving impairment: .05% blood alcohol concentration (BAC). Some states are taking Read More
  • Four years ago, the International Agency for Research on Cancer labeled glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, as a carcinogen. Immediately, Monsanto denied the claim and pointed to several studies. Still, the company’s damage control didn’t Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer Recent news stories have revealed that certain breast implants placed during breast augmentation surgery have been linked a cancer of the immune system known as “breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma Read More
  • Mild traumatic brain injuries, or concussions, are common in the personal injury world. They are common injuries in car crashes, falls, and assaults, however, until recently diagnosing a brain injury required patients to undergo exposure to Read More
  • The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced that it would review more than 50 years of confidential files on alleged sexual predators. The organization has also said that it will inform law enforcement of any cases it previously did not disclose. In Read More
  • The National Safety Council reports that 94% of all car crashes are the result of human error. This can include speeding, erratic lane changes, intoxication, or any number of other factors. Chief among these is distracted driving. In 2016, the Read More
  • Houston County officials ordered a shelter-in-place for residents in Deer Park, Texas, a Houston-suburb, in mid-March for fear of dangerously high benzene levels. The order came after officials identified benzene vapors coming from a chemical Read More
  • On April 23, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced its investigation into a potentially defective airbag issue linked to several deaths. Initially, the agency began investigating 1.2 million vehicles made by Honda and Read More
  • When summer rolls around, we all thank the heaven for the sun. However, if you’ve ever had to drive directly into the blinding sun, you may have changed your position on this. Sun glare is a common cause of accidents in the country. It causes Read More
  • After years of consumers questioning the safety of surgical mesh implants for repairing a condition called pelvic organ prolapse (POP), The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ordered manufacturers to stop selling these devices immediately. The Read More
  • Kids put things in their mouths for a variety of reasons. For starters, an infant’s mouth has more nerve endings than any other part of the body. The result? When a baby wants to know what something really feels like, they’ll stick it in their Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer As spring break for students all across the country winds down, hotel staffs are dealing with the aftermath of partygoers enjoying sun, sand, surf, and shenanigans in hotel rooms, on balconies, in pools, and on beaches. Read More
  • The U.S Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to use certain powder products because they tested positive for asbestos fibers. The agency is urging consumers to stop using the following Claire’s brand products immediately: Eye Read More
  • Monsanto was dealt another blow in the courtroom after a judge ruled that federal laws aren’t preemptive of consumer claims. U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria denied Monsanto’s bid for the court to rule that federal insecticide law preempts Read More
  • By David Place How subrogation and reimbursement claims impact the injury victim’s settlement. When an individual suffers an injury and seeks medical attention, typically that care is paid for by an insurance carrier. Those bills might be paid by Read More