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
  • 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