After suffering a serious injury, you may find it overwhelming to stay on top of the settlement process while also working through your own physical recovery. This is a normal, expected part of the process, but one that often results in victims accepting settlement terms that do not fairly compensate them for their losses.
Some young people experience serious car accidents during their time in college. Sadly, it's often due to intoxicated driving. If not properly prepared for the aftermath, their education may suffer greatly. Not only do these accident pose serious threats to the health of the young person who experiences it, some of the effects of the accident may threaten his or her educational goals in ways that are difficult to anticipate.
After a child experiences a car accident, he or she may not feel any pain or have any visible injuries, but that does not necessarily mean the child is unharmed from the experience. In many cases, car accidents can inflict injuries on the body that do not cause pain immediately, meaning that a child (or an adult, for that matter) may not realize that he or she actually has an injury that may cause serious complications, some of which can prove fatal.
When you get behind the wheel, regardless of your destination, you know in the back of your mind that your safety is more important than anything else.
Many of us depend on medical devices to keep us healthy and active, and when a device malfunctions or presents and unanticipated hazard the results can prove disastrous. In some cases, a device poses a serious enough threat that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the device manufacturer may issue a recall, asking users to turn in the device to receive a replacement and possibly other benefits.
When a patient suffers unnecessary harm as a part of medical care, it is often appropriate to consider filing a medical malpractice suit to compensate the victim for his or her losses and medical costs.
After any significant blow to the head, a person may suffer a serious brain injury. Of course, a "serious" injury may not seem like much of a big deal at the time, especially if there is no visible evidence of harm, like other injuries display.
When you got into a car crash, the last thing you were thinking about was your future. You only knew that, at that moment, you needed help. You couldn't feel parts of your body, and you knew that you were suffering from paralysis.
You son or daughter got into Ohio State, a dream school for your entire family. You're thrilled. You know your child will get the college experience and education you've always hoped for. It's close to home, so you still get to stay involved.
Driving while impaired is rarely legally advisable, even if the impairment is not from drugs or alcohol. In fact, one of the greatest risks to many drivers across the country is driving while drowsy or sleep deprived.