When most people think of personal injury accidents, they immediately think of a car accident, or some other serious situation. As a result, many don’t take slip and fall accidents or injuries very serious. However, these are quite common and can have devastating consequences. In fact, slip and fall accidents are the leading cause of visits to the emergency room in the state of Florida.
Have you or someone you care about been involved in a car accident? Did you feel okay after the accident occurred, but now, several hours or even days down the road, you have begun to experience pain that won’t go away? The fact is, not all injuries that occur after a car accident are obvious right away. In some cases, the shock and stress of the accident has to wear off before you are able to notice that something is not right.
A rollover accident that involves tanker trucks can result in extremely serious injuries, and in some cases fatalities. The injuries that occur are not just sustained by the tanker truck driver, but also the drivers and passengers in other vehicles that were involved.
As a motorcycle rider, you don’t head out into traffic, on the road, anticipating or knowing you are going to be involved in an accident. Unfortunately, tragedy and danger may occur at any time. In many cases, motorcycle accidents can cause severe and potentially permanent injuries. Even though there is the possibility of an accident, many riders still disregard their safety while on their bike, which increases the chance of an injury.
Federal fraud charges are commonly referred to as white collar crimes. “Fraud” itself is ill-defined under federal law.
When your vehicle gets into an accident with another car or small truck, it can be bad enough and can often lead to a serious injury or even death. But when your vehicle is in a crash with a large truck, the results are much more likely to be devastating. In fact, in 2015 over 4,300 buses and large trucks were involved in fatal crashes, up from about 3,400 in 2009. If you are on the roadways in the U.S., avoiding truck accidents is a major component of keeping yourself and your vehicle passengers safe.
Surgical errors are a type of medical malpractice in which something damaging occurs to a patient as a direct result of negligence.These types of errors can range from the minor to something that can alter a patient’s life forever. And in many instances, the error was not merely a mistake but was caused by carelessness or negligence.Let’s review some of the more common types of surgical errors so that you have a firm grasp of what is actionable for a legal claim.
If you are facing criminal charges, you may be confused and even scared about what comes next. The criminal justice system can be intimidating and, depending on your knowledge of the law, it can seem like an impenetrable maze of rules and bad consequences. In 2011 alone there were over 12 million arrests made in the U.S. While not all of those arrests lead to formal charges being brought, a great many do. If you have been charged with a crime, where do you go from here?
Anytime you get into your vehicle and drive somewhere, you are greatly increasing your chances of being injured, just by that single act. In the United States over 2 million people are injured in car accidents every year. Obviously you don’t want to be one of those people, and you don’t want those riding with you to be part of that statistic either. Here are 5 precautions you can help you avoid being in a car accident.
Hospital negligence refers to careless acts by a doctor, nurse or caregiver that cause damage to a patient. There are many kinds of acts that fall under this category, but one of the most common is misdiagnosis.