Does Death Bar Someone From Bringing A Personal Injury Claim?

Does Death Bar Someone From Bringing A Personal Injury Claim?  Even if someone passes away subsequent to being able to file a lawsuit for, there are still options available to their loved ones. If their death results from injuries caused by another, certain family members can file a wrongful death claim. If their death is […]

Obesity a Significant Risk for Death in Car Crashes

According to a study from UC Berkeley’s Safe Transportation and Research Education Center (SafeTREC), obese drivers are up to 78 percent more likely to die in a car crash than normal-weight drivers. This means that, given the rising rate of obesity in the U.S., the ability of vehicles to protect overweight drivers will play an […]

Car Accidents Leading Cause of Spinal Injuries

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 32,719 fatalities in motor vehicle crashes in 2013 alone, and motor vehicle and motorcycle accidents are the leading cause of spinal injuries. Most of these injuries begin with a disruption to your vertebrae, potentially tearing into tissue and damaging nerve parts that carry communication signals […]

Dealing with Employment Discrimination after a Workplace Injury

Workplace injuries are not uncommon. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the overall incidence rate of nonfatal occupational injury and illness cases was 109.4 cases per 10,000 full-time workers in 2013 alone. What happens when people are injured at work and try to get back into their everyday work routine? Workplace discrimination can […]