Why You Suffer Headaches After A Car Accident

Headaches occurring after a car accident can be a sign of serious injuries to the head, neck, and spine. Although headaches after a car accident are not unusual, they should not be taken lightly. Headaches After a Car Crash When a car crash occurs, the sudden impact may cause headaches, even if a person’s head […]

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The Cold Reality of a Frostbite Work Injury

Frostbite is a common workplace injury in colder climates and employers must protect their workers from cold weather injuries that can lead to amputation and life-long disabilities. Frostbite Occurs Quickly in Cold Conditions In areas when temperatures reach minus-degree digits during winter, outdoor workers face real dangers of frostbite. A worker whose skin is exposed […]

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Medical Malpractice Myths: Get the Facts

Many myths about medical malpractice claims and lawsuits are supported by insurance companies looking to protect their financial interests. Myths and distorted facts often prevent injured patients from filing medical malpractice claims. Medical Malpractice Myths and Facts Medical professionals and hospitals owe a duty of care to their patients to protect them from harm. Although […]

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What Is Uber RideCheck?

Uber RideCheck is a new safety feature that alerts drivers and riders when there is a possible Uber crash or an unexpected long stop during a ride. Uber RideCheck Protection Uber’s new RideCheck feature proactively pings drivers and riders when it detects a possible problem such as a crash or an unexpected long stop while […]

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When Unsecured Cargo Becomes Deadly Debris

Flatbed trucking accidents often occur from improperly secured cargo that falls into oncoming traffic without warning. Unsecured Cargo can be Deadly When a truck’s cargo is not secured properly, an accident can occur from debris that’s thrown into the road. In an instant, the truck’s cargo creates a hazardous condition for oncoming traffic, nearby vehicles, […]

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What are the Effects of the Umbilical Cord Wrapped Around the Neck?

Nuchal cord birth injuries caused by the umbilical cord wrapping around the baby’s neck often lead to severe physical impairments and permanent disabilities. Nuchal Cord Birth Injuries A nuchal cord birth injury occurs when the umbilical cord gets wrapped around the baby’s neck during pregnancy or delivery. Although most cases do not result in injury […]

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Deck the Halls But Avoid the Dangers

Holiday decorations pose increased risks for house fires and personal injuries from burns, electric shock, falls, cuts and abrasions, and poison. Stay Safe During the Holiday Season During the holiday season, festivities and family gatherings often give way to serious injuries when safety is overlooked. Christmas trees, holiday plants, indoor and outdoor decorations, and family […]

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Are Rideshare Companies Doing Enough to Protect Passengers?

There are national concerns that rideshare companies are not doing enough to keep their passengers safe. After numerous lawsuits, companies like Lyft and Uber are under pressure to perform stronger driver background checks and adopt better security measures to protect rideshare passengers. Are Rideshare Services Safe? Uber and Lyft, popular rideshare companies, are currently under […]

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Thanksgiving Dinner: Keeping the ER off the Menu

Thanksgiving activities send thousands of people to the emergency room with serious injuries every year. Here’s how to stay safe and keep a trip to the hospital off the menu. Stay Out of the Hospital This Thanksgiving According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), thousands of people end up in hospital emergency […]

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Why Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You About the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the United States, surpassed only by cancer and heart disease. Medical errors now out-rank cases of Alzheimers and diabetes in patients.  Medical Errors Cause Patient Deaths According to a recent study by John Hopkins University School of Medicine, medical errors are the third-leading cause of death […]

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