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Emergency Care for Traumatic Brain Injuries

Emergency Care for Traumatic Brain Injuries

Car accidents and workplace accidents often lead to serious injuries like traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). TBIs require faster medical care than most other injuries like bone fractures or soft tissue injuries. Certain TBIs can lead to disabilities or death if left untreated for too long. The brain can swell or a fractured skull piece can damage brain tissue.  To help manage someone with a TBI while waiting for emergency services, you first need to know how to recognize the signs. If you suffered this injury from the negligence of someone else, talk to a New York Personal Injury Lawyer.   How to Recognize a [...]

Are You An Injured Passenger? Here's What You Should Do After A Car Accident in New York

Are You An Injured Passenger? Here’s What You Should Do After A Car Accident in New York

As an injured passenger after a car crash, you can feel helpless. After all, you weren’t driving either car that was involved in the crash, and your insurance doesn’t need to file a claim. You are not responsible for anything, but you are still a victim and have suffered injuries due to the accident. These costs can include medical expenses, lost wages and pain, and suffering. So what happens next? Well, passengers who are injured in a car accident still have the right to gain compensation. Actually, the process can be very straightforward. The important thing is to take the [...]

When You Need Help After A Motorcycle Accident In New York

When You Need Help After A Motorcycle Accident In New York

As a motorcycle rider, the freedom you experience when riding a bike is unmatched by anything else. When you are astride your motorcycle there is a rush of endorphins but the practical purposes of riding a motorcycle can also add to your joy. Why is it practical? It’s much easier to get around New York on a bike. However, driving a motorcycle can be dangerous. For one thing, a motorcycle has no outside protection. There are no seatbelts or airbags like there are in four-wheeled cars. A motorcycle can also skid and lose control in adverse weather conditions. Motorcycle injury crashes usually [...]

The Hidden Danger on Construction Sites in New York

The Hidden Danger on Construction Sites in New York

Everyone knows how dangerous car accidents can be. After all, it is hard to underestimate the amount of damage a 2,000-pound vehicle can do. In fact, according to some estimations, even a small car has the potential to hit an object at 2,833 pounds of force per square inch. But did you know that even a minor construction accident has the potential to be that dangerous as well? It might sound ridiculous, but it is the truth. If an eight-pound wrench falls from 200 feet, it can have the same exact force of impact as a small vehicle. This should be [...]

Mistakes that Hurt Your Personal Injury Case In New York

Mistakes That Hurt Your Personal Injury Case In New York

Simply reporting your injuries and recording expenses that you have spent due to an injury from an accident is not the only thing you should do in a personal injury claim. There is much more involved for you to get the compensation you deserve. There are many mistakes you can make that may jeopardize your personal injury case. Here are some examples. Mistake No. 1: Don’t Follow Your Medical Care Plan After an injury accident, you need to seek medical help. Doing this shows that the injury was a result of the accident. When you suffer substantial injuries you will get a [...]

Mistakes that Hurt Your Personal Injury Case In New York

Types of Product Liability and How to File a Lawsuit

Products can cause personal injuries too. This can happen because of a defect in the product you bought or defect in the entire design of the product itself. Either way, if you were injured by a product, you may eligible for compensation. To obtain compensation, you will likely need to file a lawsuit against the manufacturer. If you need help, consider contacting a New York Product Liability Attorney.  Basics of Product Liability  Product liability is what holds anyone who was involved in the production and sale of a product liable to any damages suffered by consumers who purchased that product. In [...]

Types of Nursing Home Abuse and What to Do

Types of Nursing Home Abuse and What to Do

The different types of nursing home abuse range from physical to financial abuse and can cause serious harm to the people affected. Physical harm and psychological trauma can occur and much of these are enacted by the health care professionals caring for your loved ones. In many cases, finding out about the abuse can be challenging because signs are often hidden to avoid conflicts or lawsuits. If you suspect or have witnessed nursing home abuse to your loved one, consider contacting a New York Nursing Home Negligence Lawyer today.  Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse  Physical abuse is probably one of [...]

Car Accident Burn Injuries and Treatments

Car Accident Burn Injuries and Treatments

Burns can comprise some of the most painful injuries from car accidents. Fire is not the only factor in an accident that causes burns. Chemicals and electricity can have the same effect. Breathing smoke can damage the lungs and lead to serious breathing problems. This is why contacting paramedics after a serious car accident that involves any of these factors is important. If you were in a car accident caused by someone else, be sure to contact a Central New York Car Accidents Attorney to talk about your options.  Types of Burn Injuries from Car Accidents Burns can be caused by [...]

Safety Tips that Can Prevent Motor Vehicle Deaths in New York

Safety Tips that Can Prevent Motor Vehicle Deaths in New York

Motor vehicle deaths are at an all-time high. The National Safety Council stated that nearly 40,000 people in the U.S. passed away due to motor vehicle accidents in 2018, and in 2019 these deaths are on track to being just as deadly. There must be a way to reduce these accident-caused deaths. Safety tips to reduce accident-related deaths in New York All passengers in the vehicle must always buckle their seatbelts. This simple task can cut the risk of death and injuries in an accident by over 50 percent. Driving under the influence is an absolute no-no. If you are drunk [...]

How Hospital Mergers Affect Patient Care

How Hospital Mergers Affect Patient Care

Members of the healthcare field are always taking new and risky measures to cure sickness and guarantee the health of men, women, and children. Patient care is the single most important aspect of medical practice, but sometimes decisions can lead to larger problems. From a prescription for an unnecessary antidepressant to an upgrade in medical equipment, patients may experience several irritating changes, but one action, in particular, may result in even more inconvenience on part of these people. Hospital mergers appear to be convenient choices for healthcare professionals and patients alike, but the fact of the matter is that the [...]