Injury Law Blog

  • Daylight Saving: A Day to Check for Recalls
    On Sunday, March 10 at 2 a.m., most clocks will ‘spring forward’ causing a majority of Americans to lose an hour of sleep.  Losing that one precious hour of sleep is the downside of daylight saving time. But, on the bright side, we gain an extra hour of sunlight in the evening. This extra hour of
  • Veterans Account For 30% Of All Mesothelioma Deaths In U.S.
    According to the most recent statistics from the US Census reports, there are 18.2 million veterans in the United States from all wars and all branches of service. Unfortunately, veterans are at risk of developing mesothelioma or other fatal asbestos diseases as a result of asbestos exposure. While
  • Kentucky Workers’ Compensation
    By Zac Pingle, Staff Writer What is Workers’ Compensation? Workers’ compensation allows injured workers to receive financial compensation for their injuries without filing a personal injury lawsuit against their employers. Nearly every employee is covered by workers’ compensation by Kentucky State
  • Massachusetts Motorcycle Laws and Safety Tips
    By Zac Pingle, Staff Writer There is something very special about riding a motorcycle. Riding while out in the elements can be very rewarding, although, it is important to know what laws you must follow to ride your motorcycle. The following article is intended to inform you about Massachusetts
  • The heart doesn’t just stop during a heart attack. Instead, the organ struggles to pump blood as well as it should causing shortness of breath, weakness, swollen legs and feet and other symptoms. Cardiovascular conditions, coronary heart disease and Read More
  • Labor Day is more than just a three-day weekend in September. It is a national U.S. holiday that honors the  American labor movement, and the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws, and well-being of the country. The labor Read More
  • Turn signals are one of the basic rules that people are taught when they first get behind the wheel of a car. However, many motorists ignore these basic safety precautions and fail to use turn signals when driving. Unfortunately, in some cases, this Read More
  • As our kids head back to school, we begin to think about their safety. We want to educate them about unforeseen dangers while walking to school, taking the bus or even the chance of gun encounters on campus. However, one thing we may fail to Read More
  • When we dine out, we expect to have a pleasant experience. Rarely do we even consider illness to be because of something we ate. Instead, we put trust in restaurants to handle food safely and responsibly. The bad news is that there are many Read More
  • Children are at risk of suffering devastating, life-altering injuries in car accidents. Motor vehicle collisions are also one of the main causes of child fatalities in the United States. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Read More
  • The start of another school year is just around the corner. In the mix of your child’s excitement of the cool new backpack and your excitement of getting a little bit of quiet time, the conversation regarding the importance of safety when commuting Read More
  • Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) drivers ages 16 to 19 are nearly three times more likely to be in a fatal crash than those over 20. Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer Some stories in the news are just so disturbing, you don’t want to believe they’re true. This is one of those stories. In March 2015, a division director of the Colorado Department of Health and Human Services, Tracy Read More
  • Each year, approximately 10,000 deaths result from rollover collisions. During a rollover, the strength of the vehicle’s roof is essential to the survival of both the driver and passengers. If a roof collapses during a car crash, the occupants are Read More
  • Sudden deceleration or acceleration, rapid changes in direction, blunt force trauma and forward momentum can all cause the human body to experience extreme force during a car crash. Unfortunately, in more severe crashes, our bones may not be strong Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer While many families are celebrating the joy of childbirth and all that comes with the new addition to your home, other families are discovering the horrifying fact that their precious baby was injured during birth and Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer Millions of Floridians and tourists to the Sunshine State must contend with one of the deadliest highways in the country—Interstate 4, which has three especially dangerous sections in Florida: In the Plant City area: Read More
  • No one plans a Spinal Cord Injury (SCI). However, with 12,500 new SCI cases each year, we want to give some advice on what to expect when a serious injury makes living with a spinal cord injury a reality. Suffering a spinal cord injury may mean that Read More
  • Truck accidents often result in severe injuries to those involved. They also often result in serious damage to property. Recovering from the damage or injuries can be difficult and expensive for the victim and for the victim’s family members. You Read More