30 Sep

3 Common Autumn Injuries to Watch Out For


Autumn may bring shorter days and longer nights, but it also brings more opportunity for personal injury. The blanket of darkness and falling debris like leaves and tree branches may put families and individuals in danger without them even realizing it. 

08 Aug

How to Avoid Amusement Ride Accidents


Amusement rides are here for our amusement -- it’s in the name. But most people may not realize just how common amusement ride accidents can be. More than 43,000 Americans are treated for an amusement ride-related injury every year. 
To protect entertainment seekers from injury, the federal government regulates traveling carnivals while state governments regulate stationary amusement parks. Amusement ride accidents can range from minor to serious injuries that can result in death.

03 Jun

Common Knee Injuries and Valuing a Knee Injury Case


Knee injuries can challenge an individual's ability to work and perform day-to-day operations. If you get injured at work or in a car accident, you may need to consult legal counsel to be properly compensated. Every knee injury case is different, and it can be difficult to value the appropriate compensation for a knee injury due to the many factors of that injury.

04 May

Can I Sue for Whiplash in Florida?


Whiplash happens far too often in accidents. Whether it occurs because of a car crash or another type of accident, people who suffer whiplash need to decide if a lawsuit is possible to recover damages from the injury. Before you sue, it’s important to determine your chance of winning the case. The laws within your state, the details of the accident, and the records kept on the accident will be the most important factors for deciding the outcome of a lawsuit.

26 Apr

17 Common Causes of Car Accidents


The common causes of car accidents cover a number of different factors from human error to weather conditions. Drivers can’t control their environment or other drivers, meaning they can only respond to situations. While many car accidents are surely avoided due to quick thinking drivers, crashes still happen.

The consequences of accidents can include severe injuries, wage loss during recovery, and repair costs. By knowing these common causes you can hopefully prevent them. Here are 17 common causes of car accidents.

24 Mar

Common Work Injuries


Every year, common work injuries prevent employees from clocking their normal hours. The U.S. Bureau of Labor reports that there are over a million work-related injuries or illnesses each year. That’s nearly one injury for every hundred full-time workers.

Common work injuries are most often due to overexertion or a slip and fall. These accidents are usually fairly mild, but the corresponding injuries can keep workers out of the workplace for days, weeks, or months. This has a negative impact on businesses, their employees, and their employees’ livelihoods.

02 Mar

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder vs. Traumatic Brain Injury


While post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) seem fairly different, they share many similarities, and this can make the proper diagnosis challenging. It's not uncommon for individuals to be diagnosed with both, and that can make it difficult to properly recognize, treat, and determine the life-altering effects of each disease. Being diagnosed with PTSD and TBI challenges an individual’s ability to navigate life the same way that they did before the injury.

13 Aug

Getting Terminated from a Job after a Workers Compensation Injury


When you get hurt on the job, there are only two things that you should be worried about: medical treatment and lost wages. Work injuries are meant to be treated quickly and efficiently so that employees can get back to work without unnecessary delay.