Personal injury law articles include how negligence causes foreseeable injuries, such as car and truck accidents.

Threats of Road Rage and What You Can Do About It

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In Seattle on February 9, road rage managed to push more drivers off the deep end. This time, it was between a 23-year-old female motorcyclist and a 60-year-old male in a car. No one is sure what got them both so riled up, but at one point they were stopped in the left lane and […]

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Hospital Scandal to Negate Insurance For More Money is Exposed

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Car accident? One collision is bad enough, but beware of another kind of potential collision regarding medical bills and medical liens that can happen between you and your hospital after the wreck.  Michael Warner is someone that experienced this after he was sent to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. He promptly received adequate medical care, […]

Substandards for Overworked Oil Workers Are Common in the Industry

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The oil industry is booming in Texas, according to the Houston Chronicle. It’s even projected to beat the record of 1.26 billion barrels, which has been the highest on record since 1972 in the national record. Regardless, the amount of overworked oil workers is staggering. In fact, the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers reports that […]

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Infrastructure and Roadway Injury: Could Your Accident be the Government’s Fault?

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By now, you’ve probably heard that it’s Infrastructure Week in Washington. As the somewhat self-explanatory name suggests, it’s the week in our capital city where lawmakers and politicians  start the negotiations–bicameral, bipartisan negotiations–to find the best solution for failing or inadequate infrastructures like roads, public buildings, and other public spaces across the country. Taken as […]

Malpractice at VA: Scalpel Found in Veterans Stomach After 4 Years

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Another example of medical malpractice at VA hospital: the federal lawsuit said there was, “an abandoned surgical instrument in plaintiff’s body.”  A scalpel was in his abdomen, to be exact. It was left in veteran 61-year-old Glenford Turner’s body from his surgery four years prior at the Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital in West Craven, Connecticut. […]

Illinois Strikes Time Limits to Criminally Prosecute Sexual Abuse of Minors

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In August 2017, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed into the law SB 189, an amendment to the criminal code regarding sexual abuse of minors. The new law allows for prosecution of sexual abuse of children at any time, basically completely eradicating the statute of limitations for criminal cases. Previously, the victim had 20 years after […]

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What are Consumer Protection Laws?

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Consumer protection laws are federal and state statutes that regulate seller and lender practices concerning consumer goods. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are federal agencies that handle product safety standards and consumer complaints, respectively. These laws typically go beyond the traditional legal remedies available for breach of warranty. These […]

What Traffic Law Violations Cause Wrecks?

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Vehicle safety regulations exist largely to minimize the number of auto accidents and improve the efficiency at which traffic moves. Disobeying a traffic law can often put other vehicle occupants and pedestrians at risk for injury in a traffic collision. Police enforce traffic laws rigorously, and if a violation results in an accident, the driver […]

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Were You Hurt in a Traffic Accident?

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Traffic accidents happen regularly, and they often result in significant damage and injuries. In most states, the person at fault for a traffic accident is the one found negligent, and that person or the insurance company (who is not a party to the lawsuit, typically, but has a third-party contract with the driver) is responsible […]

Is Testosterone Therapy Safe for My Heart?

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As men grow older, hormone fluctuations could cause fatigue, lower libido, depression and other symptoms. Despite documented health risks, aggressive marketing campaigns have encouraged the notion that testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) is a “cure-all” for the effects of normal aging. Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched an investigation into testosterone therapy after receiving […]

Are Women and Young People the Future of Cycling?

Cities nationwide are using cycling to attract young people and active commuters to their area. The “millennial generation”, ranging from ages 18-35, is more open to alternative transportation than other age groups. Cities are hoping that investments in cycling infrastructure will help them compete for the “most mobile generation ever.” Less than one percent of […]

Why Are Women Safer Drivers than Men?

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San Diego women drive more safely than men, according to data released by San Diego County. From 2000 to 2009, men died in car accidents three times more often than women did. The driver who survived the crash was four times more likely to be a man as well. Men are more likely to commit […]

Do Motorcyclists Need Formal Training?

ABATE of Colorado, a motorcycle rights organization, is currently adding more motorcycle classes for beginning and experienced riders seeking their motorcycle endorsement. Beginner classes are scheduled for the weekends of August 16, August 23, September 6 and September 20. Intermediate classes will be offered on July 19 and 20, including one with license testing. Studies […]

Do Specialty Hospitals Make a Difference for Spinal Cord Injury?

Recovering from a spinal cord injury (SCI) can require extensive medical treatment and physical rehabilitation. SCI patients are extremely vulnerable to pneumonia, pulmonary edema and respiratory failure because spinal injuries may weaken respiratory muscles. Increased physical activity may help patients strengthen lung function, prevent bedsores, and retain a fuller range of motion in injured muscle […]

Paralyzed Patients Walk Again with Help from 'Bionic' Suit

After an ATV accident, a 26-year-old man was left with a severed spinal cord. Surgeons assumed he would never walk again. A special ‘bionic’ suit, however, is changing the game; he can now push his hips and legs forward using a motorized body suit called “ReWalk.” The system uses computers and motion sensors to help […]

Paralyzed Patients Walk Again with Help from ‘Bionic’ Suit

After an ATV accident, a 26-year-old man was left with a severed spinal cord. Surgeons assumed he would never walk again. A special ‘bionic’ suit, however, is changing the game; he can now push his hips and legs forward using a motorized body suit called “ReWalk.” The system uses computers and motion sensors to help […]

Testosterone Exposure in Women and Children

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Despite the growing popularity of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), many doctors are striving to warn consumers about the drug’s numerous health risks. Many know how the drug affects men, but few are aware that women and children can also be affected by testosterone exposure. Many TRT products are meant to be absorbed through the skin, […]

OSHA Cites Five Businesses After Employee Dies

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Temporary workers can be placed in a variety of jobs, including dangerous ones. It is every employer’s job to make sure that temporary workers are properly trained on all equipment and in proper safety procedures. A temporary worker was caught in a conveyor and crushed at an Amazon fulfillment center in Avenel, NJ. When the […]