Hit By an Uninsured Motorist: What to Do (And What Not to Do)

Being involved in a car accident can be stressful enough as it is, but finding out that the driver that hit you is uninsured can make things exponentially worse. Unfortunately, many people don’t know what to do if they’re involved in an uninsured motorist accident because it’s not something anybody anticipates happening to them. Whether you’ve recently… Read more »

Autonomous Vehicles And Personal Injury Accidents Due to Mechanical Defect / Malfunction

The first fatal accident linked to Tesla’s “Autopilot” automated driving technology raises questions about manufacturer liability as new autonomous driving technologies make their way to the marketplace. A July 1, 2016, Los Angeles Times article asserts a view that Tesla Motors has introduced such technology more aggressively than its competitors. On one hand, this allows Tesla to… Read more »

What Are Your Legal Options When it Comes to a Nursing Home Injury?

It’s never a light decision to make when it’s time to transition a loved one into a nursing home or other care facility. When you  first choose a nursing home, you entrust the staff and facility to do their very best to make your loved ones comfortable, keep them healthy, and help them with their… Read more »

Did Somebody Cause Your Spinal Cord Injury?

When a car crash or accident causes major injuries, your first priority is, more often than not, getting well. Getting well, however, may not happen if you’ve got a spinal cord injuries. Spinal cord injuries can change a person’s life forever. There are many things that can cause spinal injuries. A few common causes of… Read more »

The Importance of Neuropsychological Testing for Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injuries In addition to controlling the functioning of the human body’s basic systems such as, digestion, heart rate, breathing, hormones and the immune system, the brain controls everything that a person does, thinks or says. When one sustains a brain injury, that person’s physical and mental abilities, as well as his or her… Read more »

Getting Justice for the Wrongful Death of an Unborn Child

Losing a child to miscarriage during pregnancy is devastating, but what if you lose a baby due to somebody else’s negligence or even violent actions? What recourse do you have? You may wonder where to turn when your pregnancy ends  due to the actions of another person, but during this trying time, it’s important to… Read more »

Minnesota Bicycle Accidents: Avoid Them, but Know How to Deal with Them

Bicycle riding is good for health, providing enjoyable exercise. It has its risks, though; hundreds of bicyclists die each year in the US, and hundreds of thousands make emergency room visits for bicycle-related injuries. In a contest between a bike and a car, the bike loses. It’s difficult to say what the injury and fatality… Read more »

Brain Injury Research Demonstrates Potential Of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

The most common causes of severe head injuries are motor vehicle accidents, falls and violence. Recent research suggests that hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) may advance the healing process in some patients with traumatic brain injuries. Most people think of HBOT as a potentially life-saving therapy for scuba divers suffering from “the bends.” However, evidence is… Read more »

Medical Malpractice and Birth Injury-Related Klumpke’s Palsy

Advances in childbirth medical technology and physician training have reduced the incidents of birth injuries over the past several years. Nonetheless, birth injuries have not been completely eliminated. Circumstances might make some of those injuries unavoidable. In other instances, for example, where a doctor uses excessive force to pull a baby’s head through a birth canal,… Read more »

NTSB Releases Report On Amtrak Train Accident

On Tuesday, May 17, 2016, the National Transportation Safety Board released findings regarding the cause of the Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia that resulted in eight fatalities and more than 200 injuries. It was one of the nation’s worst train accidents in recent years. The public statement followed an NTSB meeting held in Washington D.C. The accident… Read more »